I was going to write about some recent consulting experiences, but remembered that I’ve already written about this. I think these rules may be timeless. Like viruses that have been on the earth since the beginning of time, these rules (and many others) have infected business since the industrial revolution. Here is a roundup of the 5 unspoken business rules:
- Rule 1: Use It Or Lose It
- Rule 2: Mediocrity Is Rewarded
- Rule 3: Advantage Business
- Rule 4: Never Question Anything
I said 5, right? Rule 5: No project (especially IT) is ever completed. Until I get around to writing a 5th rule, here’s another old, eternal truism: Are Consultants Evil?