I came across this today in the Chronicle of Higher Ed:
I cannot possibly overemphasize the fact that I am neither unusually gifted nor very industrious nor really disciplined. I finished all of that writing with a deceptively simple system of doing just a little bit of work, mostly every day, and trusting that the “brilliance” (or acceptability) of the whole would come together through the drudgery of many, many, many (many) smaller, less-brilliant parts.
A New Series on Scholarly Productivity: ‘Are You Writing?’
The author is summing up the Agile project management process in a way that I haven’t seen before, but which resonates for me.