019 - Maker, Manager and the Artist's Productivity - ProductivityCast - sq-min

019 Maker, Manager and the Artist’s Productivity – ProductivityCast

Eight years ago Paul Graham wrote an article characterizing two different types of time management, each centering on either a maker or manager perspective. The maker schedule is that of the individual who needs longer stretches of time in order to create, whereas the manager schedule is structured around meetings and shorter periods of work times. But times, they are a-changing…and fast!  In this cast, the ProductivityCast team looks at potentially new additions to the maker and manager schedules (ergo, the maker, manager and the artist’s productivity…and individual, too!), and how to attempt to master time management in a changing world.

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In this Cast

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Francis Wade

Art Gelwicks

Show Notes

Resources we mention, including links to them will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.


Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule” by Paul Graham

Maker vs Manager’s Schedules


Google Calendar

Principle of Universalizability

The Platinum Rule by Dr. Tony Alessandra

The Platinum Rule – Sample Report

Keirsey Temperament Sorter

16 Personalities


McKinsey article: http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/making-time-management-the-organizations-priority

Meetingless Meetings by Francis Wade

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Agile project management


Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think by Stephen Kosslyn and G. Wayne Miller

Raw Text Transcript

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