Essential Laws of Project Management
- Speak with authority, but expound only on the perfectly obvious.
- If in doubt, ask irrelevent questions and then change the subject.
- If a subordinate asks a pertinent question, act as if he has lost his mind, then later rephrase the question to him.
- When leaving the office, walk briskly to minimize questions from subordinates and superiors.
- Keep your office door closed to discourage questions, problem reports, and to create the air of being occupied.