Perhaps the place to start is to say that there is so much to do and so much to say.
I’m afraid that people will need to realize that there is more to do at present than any of us on 2012S can do; we’re not going to be able to post on everything that’s happening; we will make mistakes because we’re so rushed; and there isn’t a whole heck of a lot we can do about any of it, unfortunately.
The kicker is that a great deal of it is totally confidential.
If that combination is not enough to make a person crazy, I don’t know what is. And yet that’s just a taste of how it will be.
I’m joking to myself that I don’t even have time to make a list. I just emailed a colleague and asked him to stop using email and start using Skype messages because email is too slow. Most days I don’t have breakfast until 2:00 p.m. I’m eliminating every activity I can get away with and streamlining meals, shopping, everything to get a few more minutes out of the day.
On top of having more to do than I can fit in a day, I’ve been told that it’s very, very important that I meditate.
And probably you as well because the same process I’m going through, evidently, many of you are as well. Or will be.
Certainly already the pace of things has forced me into just being present. There isn’t time to ponder.
What it means for me is that whatever planned response I had to things must fly out the window. My ability to respond to email is probably one above nil. I even may need to pick and choose around Skype. There simply is no choice involved in many matters any more. Many of them are now ruled by necessity.
Much of what I’m describing is not related to events you’ll see anywhere. Much of it is preparation for what’s coming down the pike. It’s processing. It’s all manner of things so don’t be particularly watching to see a sudden increase in productivity. In fact my production may go down.
That’s as much as I can say about things I can’t say anything about. This may be the way it is for all of us soon enough. What people think about it all is about to become something that none of us can worry about. It’s showtime. And when the curtain goes up, its rise organizes everything.