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3 Ways You Can Become the Master of Time and Not Its Slave



Controlling Time

I constantly hear about individuals trying to manage their time. There’s no doubt that successful people know how to manage time and complete lots of tasks with the 24 hours available to us. But do they really?

Do you think successful individuals manage their time correctly, or do they take control of it? Why did Warren Buffet buy a private jet? Because he wanted to look good, or because he understands that time is your most valuable asset? He understood time is to be controlled, not managed. He made time by decreasing the time it takes to get to business meetings.

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ― Michael Altshuler

Nothing is measured without distance. Therefore, time is measured by distance. If you decrease the distance, you save and control time. Warren understands this. Time is just an illusion that was created, anyway. Your mind shouldn’t focus on the time, but instead become so productive that you forget what time it is.

In fact, managing time within itself is wasting time! Keeping track of where your time goes, and planning on how you’re going to manage it, uses up energy that can actually be used to move towards your goals. It’s a task within itself if you think about it.

Here are 3 ways you can become the master of time and not it’s slave:

1. Take responsibility

The first step to controlling time is taking responsibility for it. Stop saying you didn’t have enough time. You did, you just didn’t utilize it or do the work. Time is never working against you. It’s actually meant to work for you. Therefore, make time work for you by not pointing the finger at it, and watch as you accomplish many goals in a shorter time frame.

2. Work in time intervals

Many people have a short attention span or maybe you’re just not passionate about what you’re doing. Simply put, work in small time intervals. Nothing is measured without distance. With that being said, you have to collapse the time it takes you to get things done. Even if that requires constant breaks, you need to make it happen by any means necessary.

If you find yourself losing focus, work in 15 minute intervals. And if you can go longer and 15 minutes is too short, work in 30 minute intervals. And so on. Do whatever you have to do to accomplish your goals and be productive.  By doing so, you’re controlling time, and not being a consumer of it.

3. Make a list of wasteful activities

This is probably one of the most productive tasks you can engage in. Many times we’re not aware of why we don’t have “enough” time during the day to complete tasks. But, most of the time we do. We just choose not to acknowledge it because the truth hurts. It hurts a little looking at yourself in a critical way.

However, it must be done. Make a list of every activity you find yourself engaging in frequently that doesn’t help you progress towards your goals. For example, if you’re a millennial, it’s probably social media or technology that distracts you and wastes time. Write it down!

I found myself spending too much time on social media when first starting my business. This extended the time it took me to finish client projects, and that was putting me at a huge disadvantage by not meeting deadlines. I put a stop to it immediately and instantly doubled my productivity and grew my client base.

“He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.” – Victor Hugo

The quicker you realize that time is just a made up concept, the sooner you can control and create it. Eastern time isn’t the same time as Central. Your time isn’t the same as mine. Who cares? What matters most is accomplishing as much as possible in the time that you’re awake. Stop managing time, become a creator of it, and watch as you prosper in life.

What are some way you can improve your life through better time management?  How are you actively removing obstacles that prevent you from success?

Brianna Bussell is the CEO of, a marketing and web development company. She started her business in college, and began writing for many reputable entrepreneurs after publishing her own E-book "Creating Value in The Workplace". She also enjoys coaching millennials on how to become successful.

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I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

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Everything legal must come through the matrix

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Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

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For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

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You must manifest your greatness

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Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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