Finagle’s Firs Rule

To study a subject best, understand it thoroughly before you start.

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Law of Revision

Information necessitating a change of design will be conveyed to the designer after – and only after – the plan was complete (Often called the Now They Tell Us! Law)

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Harvard Law of Research

Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of pressure, temperature, volume, humidity, and other variables, the organism will do as it damn well pleases.

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Pareto’s Law (The 20/80 Law)

Twenty percent of the customer account for 80percent of the turnover.
Twenty percent of the components account for 80 percent of the cost, etc


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Eldridge’s Law of War

Man is always ready to die for an idea, provided that the idea is not quite clear to him.


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Captain Penny’s Law

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool Mom.


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Mitchell’s Second Law of Committology

Once the way to screw up a project is presented for consideration, it will invariably be accepted as the soundest solution.


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