1st Law: The size of the department budget surplus is directly proportional to the cost of the end of year party.
2nd Law: The Revenue and Cost sides of a business are mutually exclusive.
3rd Law: Bad decisions multiply quicker than good decisions.
4th Law: Only when the revenue side has bankrupted the company by selling at below cost will it be discovered that they can do something wrong.
5th Law: There are more people at their level of incompetence in a company than anything else.
6th Law: Profits arise only out of a mistake in the billing system.
7th Law: One does not enter business to make a profit but to create the illusion of a future profit.
8th Law: The buck is always passed. In 2788 it will eventually be paid for by some sucker.
9th Law: Nobody is cool until they have gone through Chapter 11 at least once.
10th Law: Several failed ventures add up to a great credit rating.
11th Law: Its all over when accounting moves in.
12th Law: Every product is doomed to market failure. The key to great business is to prolong the time until failure as long as possible.
13th Law: Palm reading is more accurate than marketing. Marketing is more accurate than economics.
14th Law: Beware of somebody who calls themselves an investment expert they are either stupid or crooked. There is no such thing.
15th Law: Every analyst is a genius after the fact.
16th Law: Interest rates defy all laws of logic.