Archived entries for Resources

Maker vs Manager

Another break from the logs. Promised I’d post this for Sarah, but I figure many of us would find this interesting:

“When you’re operating on the maker’s schedule, meetings are a disaster. A single meeting can blow a whole afternoon, by breaking it into two pieces each too small to do anything hard in. Plus you have to remember to go to the meeting. That’s no problem for someone on the manager’s schedule. There’s always something coming on the next hour; the only question is what. But when someone on the maker’s schedule has a meeting, they have to think about it.”

http://www.paulgraham.com/makersschedule.html

Daily Routines

A short pause from the stream of daily logs: if you’ve got a moment, head over to Daily Routines. As a blog, it’s currently on hold, but makes for good reading nonetheless. Each post details the way a different writer, artist, or other ‘interesting person’ organises their day. From the looks of all the logs that have been posted so far, the concept of a regular schedule seems contrary to the way these WHWDers go about their business…



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