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Time Management for New Employees by Prakash V Rao

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Murphy's Law

The premise in this law is very simple: if something can go wrong, it will. Unfortunately, things do go wrong at the worst possible moment, and where they can do the most damage.

There are two ways to look at this law: The first is a skeptical, cynical, pessimistic, or fatalistic view that merely leaves a sour taste in the mouth. The other is a view to cover all possible risk areas such that the predictable risk is surmountable with sufficient planning and redundancy. The objective in studying this law is to understand, predict or anticipate, and prepare for possible points of failure.

Murphy's Law does not work when you want it to, that is, it is not predictable nor can you rely upon something going wrong. The example is: it generally ...

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