If your life has been hectic, you ought to try Michael Bernard Fitzgerald's time-management secret. It's a combination of BlackBerry, iCal and mom, but don't tell anyone about the last part.
"Yesterday when I was stressed, my mom took me for tea at Starbucks," Fitzgerald recalls. "At first she was like, 'I don't know about this whole quitting school and pursuing guitar thing,' but now she's really supportive. The only two CDs in her car are mine."