In The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less, Richard Koch explores how you can apply the Pareto Principle to your business and personal life. The majority of a system's outputs are usually the result of a minority of the inputs. Those who ignore the 80/20 Principle are doomed to average returns, while those who optimize for it will get more value for less work.
Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan by Bruce Feiler who recounts the year he spent as a teacher in a small rural town. Feiler teaches his students about American culture, while they teach him everything from how to properly address an envelope to how to date a Japanese girl. #Books #Japan #Culture