#73 Work is inextricably intertwined with life. If you don’t believe me you probably need to get a new one.
#19 Saying you’ll do something and actually doing it is not the same thing. This is even worse if you’re a repeat offender. This is somewhat related to #963: we don’t get paid for activity.
#327 Doing more than what’s expected is expected. This is sort of a derivative of rule #107.
#11 Your job is to add value to a customer. If you don’t do this directly, then at least make sure you support someone that does. If neither are you, then you should become a Buddhist monk.
#31 Any large technology purchase will be immediately followed by other large technology purchases. A management console. Additional power. Cabling. And eventually a desktop support person. Note: this rule provided in cooperation with FalsePrecision.
#4 Marketing’s job is to make sales superfluous. Marketing people usually fall in one of 2 camps, those that understand this, and those that have short life-spans.