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The 80 20 Rule Explained

The 80 20 rule is one of the most helpful concepts for life and time management. This rule suggests that 20% of your activities will account for 80% of your results. The 80 20 rule is also called the “Pareto Principle.” It was named after its founder, the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, back in 1895.…
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What the Heck is EOS?

By Laura Vietmeyer, Digital Content Specialist, Lessiter Media Since distributing copies of What the Heck is EOS? back in June, I’ve heard various reactions from coworkers: “Oh, things make so much more sense now!”, “Hey! We’re not doing [insert book’s suggestion here].” and “So that’s what L10 means!” Hopefully, after reading What the Heck is EOS?,…
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Getting to Know Bree

By Mike Lessiter, President, Lessiter Media Editor’s Note: Bree is the 5th most-tenured staffer at LM. I remember my “last look” interview with her in the fall of 2004 before she accepted the marketing assistant position and became the 12th full-timer on staff (she remembers it too, though she has an embellished tale about my…
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When 5 Inches of Rain, Then 20 Inches of Snow Messed Up Our First Show

By Frank Lessiter, Chairman  After Pam and I purchased No-Till Farmer and Farm Building News in March of 1981, we had 10 months to put together the lineup of speakers and promote the National Farm Builder Show being held in St. Louis during the last week of January 1982.  Just thinking about that week brings…
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