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Maxims (Rules) of Programing
Programing is very important and there is a lot of information about it. One of the important points is that any program has several parts. These parts have to be put together in an orderly way or else the program won’t be successful. These are some of the principles about programs.
Here are some other important rules to know about programs:
Maxim One: Any idea (suggestion or plan) is better than no idea at all, even if it is not well executed (put into action).
Maxim Two: To be effective, a program must be executed.
Maxim Three: A program that has been put into action has to be worked on and not ignored.
Maxim Four: If you haven’t got the time to work on a program, don’t start doing it and then ignore it. Instead, get more done on the other programs that you are already working on.
Maxim Five: Any program needs some money. So before you start on the program, either have the money or know how you are going to get it—or be very certain that the program will bring in money.
Maxim Six: A program has to be supervised by someone or else it will be ignored and dropped and will never be completed.
Maxim Seven: The best program is the one that will reach the greatest number of people, families, groups, etc., and will do the greatest good for the greatest number of people, families, groups, etc.
Maxim Eight: Programs must support themselves financially and should not have to be trying to find money from other sources.
Maxim Nine: Programs must create increased interest. As more and more people become interested in the program, they want to contribute to it. This means the program will continue to grow and get even bigger.
Maxim Ten: A program is a bad one if it takes away from programs that are already proving successful or if it interrupts the people who are working on other programs.
Maxim Eleven: Never spend more on a program than you can immediately get back in return.
Maxim Twelve: Don’t start a new program that then blocks another program that is ongoing or takes away from its income.
Programs have to be worked on. People doing the program cannot let the program drop. Those supervising the program have to be able to see if a program is doing the things it is supposed to do and continue it. They also have to be able to see if a program is a bad one and stop doing it.
Programs drag out and take too long if the various types of targets are not worked out or are not completed. They fail only because the various types of targets are not executed or are not kept in.
You can get done almost anything you want to do if types of targets are understood and figured out to be real and doable. Targets have to be continued and not dropped until each one is completed.
By continuing to work on programs, not letting them drop or be forgotten about, you will be able to get them done. And in this way you can accomplish the intended goals either for yourself or for your group.
This is the way to make planning an actuality and to achieve goals. It is as true for an individual as it is for a large group. All people can benefit from knowing these facts and using them.
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