Just the last few things left to tidy up in this project and then it's done. The last few weeks have been hellish. A battleground.
One of the most helpful things a producer or any manager can do for their staff is to take jobs and worries away from them. If someones workload is too full or if a new problem arises, the producer can sweep in and say, "I'll take care of that". It means people can stay focused on what they're supposed to be doing and deliver the best work possible.
But it only works if the producer actually then takes care of what he said he would. Rather than, you know, forgetting about it until someone asks him about it in the last few hours before tapes leave the building.