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The 80/20 Manager: Ten ways to become a great leader

Richard Koch

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Prose: non-fiction, Business & management, Business ethics & social responsibility

Over fifteen years ago Richard Koch introduced the world to the 80/20 Principle. Now he shows managers how to use the Principle to achieve exceptional results at work - without stress or long hours.

A large number of managers - especially in these difficult times - feel completely overwhelmed. Their inboxes are overflowing, they constantly struggle to finish their to-do lists and they stay at work longer than they would like to, leaving little time for the things that really matter.

Luckily there is a way for managers to enjoy work and build a successful and fulfilling career without stress or long hours.

In his bestselling book THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE, Richard Koch showed readers how to put the 80/20 Principle - the idea that 80 per cent of results come from just 20 per cent of effort - into practice in their personal lives. Now he demonstrates the few things you need to do in the workplace to multiply the results you achieve.

By applying the strategies outlined in THE 80/20 MANAGER, you will:
- Put in fewer hours than your colleagues yet never be short of time
- Learn to focus only on the issues that really matter, and ignore those that don't
- Achieve exceptional results by working less hard
- Feel successful every day

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Praise for The 80/20 Manager: Ten ways to become a great leader

  • The 80/20 Principle is the cornerstone of result-based living. Read this new book and use it - Tim Ferriss, author of the bestselling THE 4-HOUR WORK WEEK

  • The genius of the 80/20 Principle is that it is counter-intuitive.The genius of Richard Koch is that he makes the counter-intuitive accessible. Read this book and you will enjoy it. Live this book and you will find it is a game-changer - From the foreword by Matthew Kelly, bestselling author of THE DREAM MANAGER

  • Simple ideas that can turn your business and your life around. I highly recommend it - Al Ries, author of War in the Boardroom

  • All the strands of Koch's uniquely powerful thinking poured into one volume. Packed with counterintuitive advice, this is the rare business book that can genuinely transform your life and work prospects. It's already given me a stack of invaluable ideas - Tom Butler-Bowdon, author of Never Too Late To Be Great

  • It's time for managers to stop wasting time on bureaucracy and start working on the few things that count to create value. This book shows precisely how - Jim Lawrence, CEO, Rothschild North America

  • A great book, completely different from The 80/20 Principle, written exclusively for managers, and intensely practical - Professor Andrew Campbell, Director, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre

  • Richard Koch sees so clearly that good management and leadership come from within, and that liberating talent in yourself and in others is the key to success. This is a must-read book for anyone who wants to be a great leader and achieve extraordinary results - Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury, Chairman, Environment Agency

  • I have long felt that laziness is a good quality in a manager without knowing either why or how to practise it as much as I would have liked. Richard's new book explains both why and how. I wish it had been published long ago - Colin Drummond OBE, Chief Executive Viridor

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Richard Koch

Richard Koch is a millionaire entrepreneur (no. 532 in the Sunday Times Rich List) who has started or turned round a number of successful companies, including Belgo Restaurants, Filofax, Zoffany Hotels and Betfair. He is also the author of 13 highly acclaimed non-fiction books.

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