Ways to create and then cover up a massive blunder. Ignore expert advice and go with your gut feelings and prejudices. Push to one side anyone who opposes you. Make sure that everyone who participates in the blunder is well-compensated. Only admit at the very end that you got it catastrophically wrong. Use creative accounting to make your case and drag your heels when objections to the accounting arise. Make sure you have moved on to a new position in a new university before the blunder is discovered. Then repeat the above at a higher salary.