My Agile Life: Overwork

(This column is posted at, Steve’s LinkedIn, and Steve’s Tumblr) (My continuing “Agile Life” column, where I use Scrum for a more balanced and productive life continues). Uhg.  So as you know from my blogging about agile techniques, I’ve been getting overloaded.  I’m … Continue reading

A Writer’s View: Complexity And Convolution

(This column is posted at and Steve’s Tumblr – and hey, think this should go on the Sanctum too?) Working on “A Bridge To The Quiet Planet” is interesting as in some ways it’s very complex, a tale of a world … Continue reading

Why Incompetence Is Something We All Choose

(This column is posted at,, and Steve’s Tumblr) Some thoughts for all the people out there that follow me for career and creative advice . . . Improving our skills and abilities, learning new things, is something we … Continue reading

Job Skills For The Future – Another Language

(This column is posted at and Steve’s Tumblr) As you’ve been following along, I’m discussing what job skills are important in the future. Having covered culture knowledge, let’s lay down the hard truth about the future. Knowing another language is going … Continue reading