The Pareto Principle – Success Is Only 20 Percent Skill [Video]

According to the Pareto principle, 80 percent of our success is down to possibly less than 20 percent skill?

I was recently following a thread on someone’s Facebook profile in relation to an article called Intelligence Is Overrated: What You Really Need To Succeed’ that was published by Forbes in April 2012, and I have linked in to at the end of this post.

The article cites research that was carried out by the Carnegie Institute of Technology, which stated that 85 percent of your financial success is due to skills in “human engineering,” your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. Shockingly, only 15 percent is due to technical knowledge.

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