The first 90% of a project takes 90% of the time, the last 10% takes the other 90% of the time.
If you are good, you will be assigned all the work. If you are really good, you will get out of it.
Never ask two questions to an expert. The reply will discuss the one you are least interested in, and say nothing about the other.
Anyone can make a decision given enough facts.
A good manager can make a decision without enough facts.
A perfect manager can operate in perfect ignorance.
Method to the madness? P M Murphy’s Probability K M = 1 F M = 0.01 I Importance of the Result C Complexity of the system U Urgency of the need F Frequency The Toyota Tercel test (1989) I = 8 C = 5 U = 8 F = 1 P M = 1