The Pareto Principle shows that 80% of your results come from 20% of your causes. If you record why you’re late somewhere, 20% of your reasons cause 80% of the times you are late. Focusing on fixing these “vital few” causes means you’ll arrive on time 4 times out of 5.
Moving out and leaving home means a lot of changes: in lifestyle, work patterns and degree of independence. Having a support network of friends, family, colleagues (at work) or Student Services (at University) can help you deal with the changes without becoming overwhelmed or feeling isolated.
The first thing you should always check is whether you actually need to borrow. Borrowing is expensive and a big financial commitment, so don’t borrow if you don’t really need to. Remember that, because of interest, the longer you borrow for, the more you’ll pay back.
One of the simplest causal analysis methods involves asking yourself “why” five times. You start by identifying the problem. “My house is always disorganised.” Then, you ask yourself why that is the case. You create a chain of inquiry that offers insight about the core of the problem.
Performing root cause analysis can help you identify the root of your problems so that you can eliminate the issue for good. “Causal analysis” is a method that can help you anticipate future problems, eliminate current issues, and develop an action-plan to resolve trouble.