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The Official Rules at Work: The Principles, Maxims, and Instructions that Define Your Life on the Job
     

The Official Rules at Work: The Principles, Maxims, and Instructions that Define Your Life on the Job

by Paul Dickson
 

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The World's Smallest Think Tank tackles life on the job.

LEADERSHIP Clark's Law of Leadership. A leader should not get too far in front of his troops or he will get shot in the ass.

CLIMBING THE LADDER Herbert's Law of Nonsuccess. It's lonely at the bottom too. It's just more crowded.

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE Evelyn's Determination.

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The World's Smallest Think Tank tackles life on the job.

LEADERSHIP Clark's Law of Leadership. A leader should not get too far in front of his troops or he will get shot in the ass.

CLIMBING THE LADDER Herbert's Law of Nonsuccess. It's lonely at the bottom too. It's just more crowded.

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE Evelyn's Determination. Long-range planning works best in the short term.

THE MILITARY Joe Cooch's Law. If things are military and don't make sense, coincidence has entered the picture.

WORKING Maverick's Observation. Work is all right for killing time, son, but it's no way to make a living.

JOB PERFORMANCE Rupp's Rule. If you demonstrate competence, it becomes part of your job description.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760754566
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Dickson has written eight bat and ball books (one on softball, seven on baseball) and is working on the third edition of his Dickson Baseball Dictionary, as well as a new work, The Unwritten Rules of Baseball. He also writes narrative 20th century American history and compiles word books. He lives in Garrett Park, Maryland, with his wife, Nancy.

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