- Because of the [Pareto Principle](/zettel/pareto-principle), we tend to overmanage the 20% high payoff causes and undermanage the remaining 80%. This management leads to what we might call the **Pareto Paradox**.
- **Pareto Paradox** states that there are usually more opportunities for undermanaged 80% than the overmanaged 20%.
- It's a [decision mental model](/zettel/decision-mental-models) because it helps you decide how to manage the tasks of your job to get more potential opportunities.
- [The Principles of Product Development Flow](/books/the-principles-of-product-development-flow).