Airtable (TL;DR review) offers neither the design flexibility of a spreadsheet, nor the customized reporting of a full featured database. The potential to save hours of work each week is sooo close, but too far.
When used as a strategic tool, the Linear Weeks Grid enables you to easily quantify totals, and enables experimenting with different team configurations.
Lateness is source of most wasted time, Post Production Managers would do well to spend an appropriate amount of time thinking about and planning for how they are going to manage their resources while they wait.
Beginning with the End in Mind is a way of thinking about your projects that will enable you to plan ahead and deliver your projects on time with minimal hiccups.
Food Network Star and the case of the “crunched” tapes. In which I learn that some problems are beyond one person’s ability to solve and that my role as Post Supervisor is to be the team’s best communicator.