Several years ago the NARAS magazine interviewed Madonna. She had a lot of projects she was working on at the time on from films, a new production company, recording her own records and touring along with I think a clothing line or something of that sort. She clearly was juggling quite a bit. So NARAS asked her, how do you keep all those balls in the air? She said she didn’t. She just makes sure to remember where she drops them so that when she has the time she can pick them up again.
This answer is brilliant. I love that it is so very matter of fact. Here is one of the most powerful entertainers in the world saying it’s ok if you drop something. The important thing is to remember what you dropped and where you dropped it so you can get back to it when you have the time. What a rational approach to a very common problem. So consider this a big shout out to Madonna and the way she handles her balls.