posted on Dec, 13 2010 @ 05:28 PM
Nothing *heavy* philosophically here; I've undergone some dramatic changes in my life in the past month, and am using this thread as a spring-board to
bounce off some ideas, and hopefully get some input from you all
100% is perfect, correct? Six Sigma is almost perfect. I've lived most of my life with an aspiration to strive to be perfect...until I grew a
Realizing that the world's/life's responsibilities, and demands are often in conflict with perfection, I adapted the 80/20 rule to my life several
It doesn't matter which particular aspect of my life I'm relating to: spirituality, career/work, family, relationships/friends, material needs,
hobbies, etc. -- what I have discovered is that if a specific area of my job, for example, is satisfactory to me (while not harming others) at least
80% of the time, then I am content with that area. The same applies to any other aspect.
The questions I pose you, are:
1. How do you assess your life with its ups and downs, strengths and weaknesses-- if at all?
2. Do you think that 80% leaves too much to be desired (after all, you may be missing out on 20% of "something")?
3. Can you think of any additions or deletions to this rule based on your own experiences?
Thanks in advance for your thoughts
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