True Creative Motivation

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Motivation is critical to an artist.  Motivation is what drives you.  Motivation is about what you want to do and why you want to do it.  … Continue reading

No, Actually I’m Pretty Fine With My Emotions And Everything Else

“You’re being irrational.  That person is being irrational.  Those people are being irrational.” We all know the drill.  There’s a discussion or an argument, often about politics, and then it verges into that special brand of stupid where someone declares … Continue reading

Geek Job Guru: How To Be Terrible At The Skills You’re Good At

Recently, someone commented on an email I had sent that was a poor bit of communication. Not wrong, not inaccurate, but simply inappropriate – overly wordy, not addressing the point, too much detail, etc. They were frustrated. As this person … Continue reading

The Dark Side Of “Do What You Love” – Psychology

So the series continues, where I take a break from my usual positive approach to look at why the job advice of “Do What You Love” is probably going to crash and burn for you. Sure, I think that’s a … Continue reading