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The Great Time Management Secret Written, & Directed by Dr. Jason Raj

What if almost everything youve been taught about time management were lies? Mistruths? And myths? Wouldnt that explain why you struggle with time management? And wouldnt it also prove that its not your fault? If youve ever blamed yourself for your time management failures, stop right now. In fact, forgive yourself because the time management secret that you will learn in this movie will prove to you once and for all that it is not your fault. Youve been mislead, mis-taught and misguided. Youve been taught a completely wrong approach to time management that violates over five thousand years of successful time management history.

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For over five thousand years there has existed a great time management secret. It was developed, honed and used over millennia. It has been responsible for every great achievement known to mankind. Its use was widespread all over the world, known to kings and commoners, young and old, alike. In fact, it wasnt even a secret because everybody knew it and used it. But by the end of the 18th century, a significant event, over 230 years ago, caused the great Time management secret to become lost to everyone but the most powerful, who continued to keep it alive. Through-out history, the most powerful people in the world have always known the great time management secret. These people made huge contributions to society. Some of them revolutionized industries. Some of them were the wealthiest people in the world. Some were inventors. Some were humanitarians. Some were philosophers. It didnt matter from what walk of life they came from or what century they lived in. Or what language they spoke. They all knew the Great Time Management Secret and its because they used the Great Time Management Secret that history will always remember them.

Hello my friends - welcome. My name is Dr. Jason Raj and Im really excited that youre here today, watching the movie. Because the information youre about to learn and discover you will not find it anywhere else. You see its taken me many, many years to piece all of this information together like pieces of a jig-saw puzzle - piecing it together. The only problem is this jigsaw puzzle is so large and I dont even know what the original picture looked like. So I had to put it together and as you can imagine, it took a lot of time, energy and effort on my part but the good news is Ive done that already and I want to share it with you. Now you might be sitting here asking yourself this question How much time is all this going to take? Well, my friend, youve already been caught. Youve been caught in a time management trap called Traditional Time Management.

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Its a logical trap, a dangerous trap for your mind. But the good news is after watching this movie, Ill be able to help you free yourself from the time management trap of Traditional Time Management. Ready to go? Lets get started!

What is Traditional Time Management?

What is Traditional Time Management? Traditional Time Management is the practice of time management for the past 230+ years. Traditional Time Management is very time-centered. Now that sounds logical, right? Time Management should be...time-centered. Logical, right? But its wrong! See, in the practice of traditional time management, youre worrying about the clock. Youre trying to save time. Youre trying not to waste time. Youre trying to allocate time for tasks, youre trying to fit everything into a schedule, deadlines and trying to cram everything in. All based on time, the clock and dealing with that and the pressures that go within those constraints, trying to fit things into those constraints. If you take out a clock or if you take out a calendar, the machine suddenly breaks down. Now, this is a very interesting point. The

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pocket watch was invented just over five hundred years ago, and the wristwatch, over two hundred years ago. Now, how was it that people were able to manage their time before that? The reason is because they understood that time management is not time-centered. You see they understood the Great Time Management Secret.

Problems and pitfalls of Traditional Time Management

Now Im going to tell you about some of the problems and the pitfalls with the time-centered approach of Time Management. Here are the things that you are going to face when youre dealing with time-centered time management. Youre going face overwhelm, stress, anxiety, and pressure. All of these things are going to come at you and youre going to experience these emotions because youre working harder and faster at breakneck speeds because as the day goes by and youre trying to do more and more stuff, you get tired and you get cranky and anxious and overwhelm creeps in. Youre on this treadmill. The treadmill is speeding up and youre running as fast as you can and sometimes thats just not fast enough but the problem is, it gets faster but youre not moving anywhere. Its like a hamster on a wheel. The harder, the faster the hamster runs - it doesnt go anywhere. Now heres the thing. We have anxiety, stress, overwhelm, pressure. All this stuff, and when youre faced with having to do something in a short period of time, thats what overwhelm is. Overwhelm is basically youve got stuff to do but you cant get it done in a certain period of time, so you feel overwhelmed. Okay? Now, with all these emotions youre feeling overwhelm, anxiety, stress, pressure everything. What is human nature? Human instinct is to protect you from all of that. Its a self-preservation mechanism to protect you from that. So, what do you start to do? You naturally start to think of how to get out of that situation.

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Okay? So instead of your mind focusing on completing that task and how you can figure how to get that task done, your minds actually thinking how you can get out of doing that. And that leads you down a path towards procrastination and as we know procrastination is really deadly for time management. You see, with the time-centered approach, traditional time management teaches things like time-debt, time-famine where there isnt enough time to do everything so youve got to work faster and harder and more efficiently. You see, and unfortunately, this approach fosters competition. So now, youve got two people on two treadmills and theyre both trying to outdo each other by trying to get more stuff done in a shorter period of time. And its a very stressful, anxiety-ridden approach to time-management. You know, this isnt how it was hundreds of years ago. You know, a thousand years ago, it wasnt like this. It was much less stressful. Five hundred years ago, it wasnt like this. It was much less stressful. Okay? These are modern problems that didnt exist in the past.

Traditional Time Management is represented as a baby:

Why is Traditional Time Management represented as a baby? Traditional Time Management is young. Its just over two hundred and thirty years old. Compared to the Great Time Management Secret, which is over five thousand years old, Traditional Time Management is just a baby. And like a baby, its cute. Its new. Its young. Its flashy. Its still growing. Its still learning. It lacks strength. It requires a lot of attention and a lot of care. You have to worry about it. It may keep you up all night. It can cause sleep-deprivation. Because it lacks experience, it requires constant supervision. If left unsupervised, it can get into trouble. Even when supervised, you often end up with a stinky mess that has to be cleaned up. The concepts of Traditional Time Management are so young, so new and so inexperienced and thats the reason why you struggle with time management.

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The Quest for Better Time Management:

For years, I struggled with time management. I read the Traditional Time Management books. I went to the Traditional Time Management seminars. I listened to the Traditional Time Management audio cassettes and watched their videos but it never brought me any better results than before. I mean very little improvement. I always felt stressed out. I always felt like I overestimated my abilities. It was a very frustrating experience and I spent thousands and thousands of dollars. I mean I was really trying to improve my time management. I took this thing very seriously. So after spending all this money and all this time and effort in trying to improve my time management ability, I figured it must be ME. I must not be capable of doing this. I must be a time management failure. I mean if everyone else can do it and I cant, then it must be me, right? So I got very frustrated. I got down on myself. I blamed myself and I decided to throw in the towel. What else are you going to do?

Being a couch potato led to the discovery of the Great Time Management Secret!

So there I was Im depressed Im bummed out Im sitting on a couch and Im doing what most people that are bummed out and depressed do which is, watch TV but I wasnt really watching TV. I was just sort of flipping through the channels. No show was really catching my attention until I stumbled across a documentary on the History channel. Now, keep in mind that I have never liked history. I was the guy in the history class who sat in the front row because he wanted to get good grades but fell asleep because it was so boring. I never was into history. The idea of having a date and an event just didnt make a whole lot of sense to me. So, after I finished school, I never went back and pursued any history. So, I was watching this documentary, and it was sucking me in. It was getting me interested. I was like wow! This is pretty interesting. And they started talking about how you can learn lessons from these ancient civilizations.

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And I thought wow! These lessons must have been pretty good if they still hold true till today. Now common self-help gurus of today - they tell you that the best way to learn is to model peoples behavior. If theres somebody thats doing something successful that you want to do, you model them. Well, thats what I had been doing. With the gurus of Traditional Time Management but it wasnt working for me. So, I thought to myself, as I was watching this documentary what if I went back in history as far as I could go, and see what I could find about time management. So thats what I did. And at first, I didnt even know what I was looking for. But then slowly, faintly, it started to emerge. I began to see a pattern common to all successful people a time management pattern that I named The Great Time Management Secret. Why did I give it this name? Because what they were doing was so great that the achievements, the accomplishments they were doing were so great and everybody was using this secret. So, thats why I named it the Great Time Management Secret. I became so excited because I had discovered something truly profound that at that time I didnt know how it had gotten lost because I had never heard of it. It had never been taught. So I got really excited. And to think, it was because I was watching TV that the answer finally came to me.

The Great Time Management Secret is represented as an aged warrior

Why is the Great Time Management Secret represented as an aged warrior? Because the Great Time Management Secret is battle-tested. Proven. Tried. True. Full of wisdom and experience and can handle whatever comes up. A knowledge of when to draw the sword and when not to. The sword represents skill and strength. The swords position of readiness represents the ability to take fast action. The simple clothing represents a focus on simplicity and whats important. The flames represent obstacles. The ability to withstand the flames represents the ability to overcome obstacles. The focused gaze of the aged warrior represents single-minded concentration and certainty of purpose. The aged warrior is hidden in the shadows because the Great Time Management

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Secret has been silently and secretly shaping the course of human history for thousands of years. The ancient wisdom of the Great Time Management Secret comes from thousands of years of hard-earned, hard-won experience. And it is responsible for every great achievement known to mankind.

The Great Time Management Secret revealed

And now, the moment youve been waiting for: What is the Great Time Management Secret? Well, here it is. Traditional Time Management is a timecentered approach to time management. If the Great Time Management Secret is not time-centered then what is it? The Great Time Management Secret is a task-centered approach to time management. With a task-centered approach to time management, you have no self-imposed deadlines, no self-imposed timelines, no self-imposed appointments and you dont allocate time for tasks. You will have external deadlines such as work or school, but you dont set self imposed deadlines, timelines or appointments as traditional time management would teach you. Now I bet you can see right off the bat that if you dont have all these things, you will have less stress. Traditional time management is always trying to teach you: Set a certain amount of time for a certain thing. Set a timeline. Set a deadline. If you want something done, you have to set a deadline. Well the problem with deadlines is that we set so many of them and the thing with deadlines is the way I understand deadline to mean is if you dont reach a certain line, you are pretty much dead. Traditional Time Management teaches you to set all kinds of deadlines but the problem is that you become de-sensitized because you have so many deadlines that the power of the deadline has lost its meaning. But if you have fewer, fewer deadlines those external deadlines imposed by your work or school, then you are better able to get those done. So now that you know that the Great Time Management Secret is a taskcentered approach, in one sentence, let me tell you the Great Time Management Secret.

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The Great Time Management Secret is to focus exclusively on completing high importance tasks. Now let me say that again: The Great Time Management Secret is to focus exclusively on completing high importance tasks.

Now dont worry if you dont understand it right away, because Im going to explain it in detail. Traditional Time Management sells a dream that you can do everything that its just a matter of managing your time. The end result of buying into this pipe dream is that you end up with a pregnant to-do list. Too many things to do. I mean you cant do everything. But you can choose to do some things.

I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.
- Helen Keller So you see theres no way that we can get everything done but in Traditional Time Management, you focus on more and you actually achieve less. But with the Great Time Management Secret, you focus on less, and youll actually achieve more. Now, how do you achieve more by doing less? Because the tasks you complete are very, very, very important. They are worth more than the other tasks. So straight off the bat, what I want you to do is abandon low priority tasks, low importance tasks. Focus on completing only high importance tasks. Heres the thing: You are never going to run out of high importance tasks. Just so you know high importance tasks and high priority tasks are the same thing. I may use both interchangeably. So, less is more. Focus only on the important things. Its not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about? - Henry David Thoreau

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The way you start to focus on less is by simplifying the things you do and your life. Focusing on less is not easy, especially living in a world where more is better. So, youll need to actively work at simplifying things. But the benefits of focusing on less gives you peace of mind. Less stress. No overwhelm and a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction. So simplifying. Its not easy to focus on less - youre still going to have to actively, continuously simplify as youll always be presented with more and more and more things than you can actually do. Especially when everybody else is using Traditional Time Management and you are using the Great Time Management Secret.

Now when you simplify your to-do list to only your most important tasks, you will feel much, much better. Youre less overwhelmed because you look at a small list. Its much less overwhelming than a large list. Always try to simplify what you have to do and how you plan to do it into its most basic form. It will be much easier to think about and to handle it. For example, which is easier to mentally deal with? 22310 / 44620 or 1/2 The answer is obvious. 1/2 is a lot easier to mentally deal with. But heres the thing. They both mean the same thing. 1/2 is just a simplified form of 22310/44620. Even though they both mean the same thing, it is much, much easier to think of it and to work with 1 / 2. So, the more difficult and complex the task, the more this is going to become important and because we are only focusing on completing high importance tasks, simplification is going to be a big part of the Great Time Management Secret.

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Our life is frittered away by details. Simplify, simplify, simplify! - Henry David Thoreau Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Leonardo da Vinci T.N.T. Because we are a task-centered approach to time management, we need to focus on tasks. Not time. Remember the word T.N.T. It stands for Tasks, Not Time. Focus on the task, not the time. T.N.T, the chemical name for Tri-Nitro Toluene is a powerful explosive. When you focus on Tasks, not Time, you will get explosive results. T.N.T. You wont feel the pressure of time because you are not constantly looking at your watch. When you focus on a task completely and you are not so concerned about watching the clock, you are able to do a better job. You can lose yourself in the task and actually finish with less effort and better quality.

Thomas Edison understood that a time-centered approach is ineffective if you want to achieve important things. I owe my success to the fact that I never had a clock in my workroom. - Thomas Edison Whenever possible, dont use a watch when completing tasks. So it will train your mind to focus on the task instead of the time. Now, when you are at work, its a different story. But at home, if you are completing a task, try not to look at the watch too much. Try to get - focus absorbed into completing that task. The

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Great Time Management Secret is to focus exclusively on completing High Importance tasks. Im saying it again because it bears repeating. Now, lets talk about the high importance part for a minute. A high importance task or high priority task is the same thing as a task that you complete that has a big, big benefit. Think of a task something you need to do, as money. A $100 bill and a $1 bill. Each of them is like one task. Which would you rather take? A $100 bill or a $1 bill? Now this is US currency, of course, if youre overseas watching this. But a $100 bill anyone would take. Even a small child would take a $100 bill over a $1 bill.

Why? Because the value of that $100 bill is worth a 100 times more than the value of the $1 bill. Even though, its one for one. Its the same thing. If the value of that $100 bill, and thats what we are trying to get. We want to go after those big payoff tasks and go after those $100 bill tasks. Now, heres another example. Lets say you need to catch a fish to feed your family. With all things being the same in terms of resources and ability, is it better to get a small fish or a big fish to feed your family? Its better to get a big fish, anyone would say, because a big fish is a big payoff task which will feed your family, and your neighbors and your friends. Before, youve probably heard of the 80/20 rule. Well, the 80/20 rule doesnt apply to today anymore because weve so much stuff, even more stuff to do than ever before. With the internet, with cell phones and everything. Weve almost doubled the things that we have to do. So, Im taking the 80/20 rule - Im making it the 90/10 rule. So, basically, the way you apply it to your to-do list is basically 9 out of those 10 tasks are garbage tasks. You want to focus - look for that one task that is the highest priority task the highest importance task and eventually, youll be able to create a to-do list of just high importance tasks because you automatically filter out the garbage tasks. So, now we know that we have to focus on high importance or high priority tasks exclusively, it is important to know that we must fully complete the task. Traditional Time Management results in many, many incomplete tasks.

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Task completion. Lets talk about task completion for a minute. Task completion means to complete the task all the way so there is nothing at all left to do. Imagine running a race. Thats the task. Task completion only occurs when you cross that finish line because once you cross that finish line, there is absolutely nothing left to do.

To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de gras for the painter as well as for the picture. - Pablo Picasso When you strike at a king, you must kill him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Thats a great quote because striking at a king is considered it would be like a high priority task and if you are going to work on a high priority task, you must complete the task or kill the task because there are negative consequences when you dont complete certain high priority tasks, high importance tasks. There are certain dire consequences that go along with that. So, if youre going to go after the big guys, you better complete the job. Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. - William James Now let me talk to you about the difference between task completion versus task management. Traditional Time Management talks a lot about task management. Why? Because you have so many things to do that all you can do is manage them. Task management is like juggling. Juggling it looks like youre doing something it looks like youre busy. But youre really not getting anything done.

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In the Great Time Management Secret, we talk exclusively about task completion because we dont care about looking good. We want to get the job done. Task completion is like throwing a baseball. As hard as you can. Now, compare that to juggling. Now, which thing is going to have a greater effect, especially if you got hit by the ball? If somebody was juggling and the ball just kind of bounces over and hits you or if somebody throws the baseball as hard as they can at you? Yeah. Its going to be the baseball.

And thats the effect that task completion has. Task management leads to task incompletion. See - when you have so many tasks to do it makes it hard to complete tasks. And then the tasks that suffer are the high importance tasks because generally the high importance tasks are not fun and they involve a lot of effort. So, the fun, low-important task gets done using up all your available effort and energy. Task completion requires sustained effort. Because theyre more important tasks, they involve more effort. Traditional time management sells the dream that there is no hard work involved. Wrong! Its just a matter of managing your time. No! All the important tasks require hard work. Require sustained effort. But the results you get from completing this high importance task will far outweigh the work that was involved. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness. But it is greatness - George Bernard Shaw

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You see, were not afraid of effort with the Great Time Management Secret so long as the effort is applied in the right direction. It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things - Leonardo da Vinci Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it closed; Something attempted, something done, has earned a nights repose. Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. - Leonardo da Vinci High intensity effort. Thats why I represent the Great Time Management Secret as an aged, experienced warrior. One whos not afraid of taking it to the limit. Andrew Carnegie, one of the richest persons in history said:

Whatever I engage in I must push inordinately. - Andrew Carnegie The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%. - Andrew Carnegie

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Multi-tasking is a new concept because of all stuff in history, nobody multi-tasked. They only single-tasked. Single-tasking is a term that I use to describe intense, focused, concentration on one task. Concentrating single-mindedly on one task. Single-task. Single-minded. We focus exclusively on completing that task. Single-tasking is like eating an ice-cream cone. Basically, when you start to lick an ice-cream cone, if you dont keep working on it, the ice-cream cone is going to melt and get all over your hands. So, youve got to keep working until you finish it.

Single-tasking really, really becomes important when youre dealing with important huge-result tasks. This is why people have difficulty with high importance tasks because with low importance tasks - it doesnt really matter so much whether you single-task or not. So, if you just jump around and do different things, then you eventually might finish the task. But the thing is when you come to these big, giant tasks, since you dont single-task, you end up not completing the task. You need to be able to concentrate single-mindedly on the task. Its the difference between listening to three songs at the same time instead of focusing and listening to only one song. Here is the prime condition of success concentrate your energy, thought and capital exclusively upon the business in which you are engaged. Having begun on one line, resolve to fight it out on that line, to lead in it; adopt every improvement, have the best machinery, and know the most about it. - Andrew Carnegie I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time. - Charles Dickens Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket. - Andrew Carnegie

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Thomas Edison, was the greatest American inventor that ever lived, had over one thousand ninety three patents in his lifetime. He said, when he was interviewed by a reporter, who had to camp outside of his office for a couple of weeks just to get this interview. The reporter asked him - what is the secret to success? What is the pre-requisite for success? And Thomas Edison said to him:

You do something all day long, dont you? Everyone does. If you get up at 7 oclock and go to bed at 11, youve put in 16 good hours. And its certain to most men that theyve been doing something all the time. Theyve either been walking or reading or writing or thinking. The only trouble is they do it about a great many things and I do it about one. If they took the time in question and applied it in one direction, to one object, they would succeed. Success is sure to follow such application. The trouble lies in the fact that people do not have an object. One thing, to which they stick, letting all else go. Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The suns rays do not burn until brought into focus. - Alexander Graham Bell Man who chases two rabbits catches neither one. - Confucius Devote each day to the object. Then, in time and every evening, youll find something done. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. - Confucius Do not dwell in the past. Do not dream of the future. Concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha Multi-tasking doesnt apply to a really easy task or something. Theres nothing wrong with watching TV and opening your mail. Watching TV and cooking.

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Driving and listening to self-help cassettes, exercising with different TV programs. Theres nothing wrong with that because these are not high importance tasks. When you have a high importance task, it desires your sole attention. And when you learn how to harness this power of intense concentration, distractions are not going to bother you. You get into the task. You get involved into the task. Traditional Time Management - you think in terms of time. Allocating time for tasks.

Whats the unit of measurement when it comes to the Great Time Management Secret? You think in terms of effort. You dont ask yourself how much time this is going to take you ask yourself how much effort is going to be required. So, you need help or can you do the job yourself. How much effort, how much work is going to be required?

I never did anything worth doing, by accident. Nor did any of my inventions come by accident. They came by work. - Plato

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The object of all work is production or accomplishment. And to either of these ends, there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence and honest purpose as well as perspiration. - Thomas Edison Energy and persistence conquer all things. - Benjamin Franklin John D. Rockefeller, another of one of the richest men in the world, said: The person who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich wont succeed. You must have a larger ambition. There is no mystery in business success. If you do each days task successfully, and stay faithfully within these natural operations of commercial laws which I talk so much about and keep your head clear, you will come out all right. - John D Rockefeller Now, I want to give you a really cool way to remember the essence of the Great Time Management Secret, so that all of this, in one word, it will encapsulate everything Ive been pretty much been talking about. Since the Great Time Management Secret has been a part of history, its only fair that history be a part of the Great Time Management Secret. H.I.S.T.O.RY. H I S T O R Y.

It stands for High Importance Single Tasking Outrageously Rewards You. This is definitely something you want to write down and remember. High Importance Single Tasking Outrageously Rewards You.

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So, when I say make H.I.S.T.O.R.Y today, I mean make High Importance Single Tasking Outrageously Reward You today. So, lets use H.I.S.T.O.R.Y to make history.

The origin of The Great Time Management Secret:

What is the origin of the Great Time Management Secret? I say that the Great Time Management Secret is about five thousand years old. Its actually much, much older. It actually goes back to the time of caveman.

If a caveman wanted something to eat; if the caveman wanted a saber-toothed tiger for dinner; the caveman would have to go out and spear the animal. Spearing the animal is a task to be completed. Now caveman understood the difference between task completion and task management. Task management is looking good. Task completion is coming back home with dinner. We are here today, we have survived because cavemen understood task completion. High Importance task completion - they understood that. You see task management would be - running and saying - hey look at me - trying to look good for the girls and not spearing the animal and bringing it back to eat. See, so even cavemen understood this important property of the Great Time Management Secret, which is high importance task completion. Why do I say five thousand years? Because at around five thousand years ago, is when the ancient Egyptians got hold of the High Importance Task Completion. Ancient Egyptians built the pyramids. Now in my opinion, the pyramids are the ultimate example of High Importance Task Completion. I mean theyre just amazing. The great pyramid was the largest man-made structure until the Eiffel Tower was built. That means that for thousands of years, it was the tallest manmade structure. Did you know that it took twenty years to build one pyramid? Each pyramid consists of about two to two and a half million stones. Now, these are not small stones. These are five thousand pound block stones. I mean thats huge. Okay? See, theres so much mystery involved with they pyramids because theyre such magnificent things. Its hard to fathom that they were built by man. Its true that they were built by man. But some people would claim that
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they were built by aliens. Why? Because they dont want to admit that that can be done. That a task like that could be completed. So they say Oh! Aliens built the pyramids. You know, but if you look at it theres a progression you can see a progression from when the ancient Egyptians started with different types of pyramids before they ended up with the true pyramid that we know of today.

You see if an alien can conquer space, its not going to come to Earth and play around with different types of stones until he finally comes up with the true pyramid. No. The ancient Egyptians created the pyramids. And, slaves didnt make the pyramids, either. Some people would say that the slaves did it. But, no, the ancient Egyptians themselves were the ones that made the pyramids. They rotated their work schedules around the annual flooding of the Nile. Well, we can learn a lot of lessons from the ancient Egyptians and how they could complete High Importance tasks. So thats why I used five thousand years as the number for the Great Time Management Secret. People have continued to marvel at the accomplishments of the ancient Egyptians. It wasnt just the pyramids. They created these amazing temples, obelisks, the Sphinx, all kinds of things. Its just amazing. So, we can learn a lot. Im going to be referencing the Great Time Management Secret and the ancient Egyptians also in further teachings.

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How was the Great Time Management Secret lost?

How did the Great Time Management Secret get lost? The Great Time Management Secret was lost towards the end of the eighteenth century, during the birth of the factory system, at the time of the Industrial Revolution. Before this point, before the Industrial Revolution, it was mainly an agrarian society. We had a lot of artisans, a lot of craftsmen. All of these people understood that task completion is important. No ones going to buy a half-finished item that an artisan or a craftsman made. No one is going to buy a crop a produce, or something that wasnt properly taken care of. These people understood that task completion was important. But when the factory system came about, now suddenly you had large numbers of people going into this big factory, where they would work for twelve hours a day, and they would be doing a small part of an overall larger task. Now, this larger task is what they were making in the factory.

Now, the mentality that was over and over again reinforced was Work as fast as you can within a certain amount of time. Get more stuff done in less time. Sounds familiar? Thats the mentality, because its good for the factory owner. Its good because more products get made in a shorter period of time. So, you had to work to get more stuff done in less time. This was the mentality that slowly was beginning to permeate. And, not only that, but children worked in the factories too, and the hours were long twelve hours a day, doing the same thing hearing the same thing. In fact, you know, they wanted you to just totally get as much stuff done in the shortest period of time. Even if you were whistling, they deducted a shilling from you. Thats how they wanted to get more stuff done in less time. Okay? So, this is what created assembly-line thinking. Assembly-line thinking is the idea that everything is on assembly-line, that you only do one part your part on the assembly line. So, you dont complete the whole task, you just focus on your part. Now, this is bad when you have to complete other tasks because youve been trained to think about only completing one part of a larger task. So now, all these other tasks that you might have to do it may mean that youre not completing them. Before, a person really understood that they had to complete

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the task all the way through. So, now what happened is assembly-line thinking really started to permeate, and then it was handed down in a tradition from generation to generation, and thats why I call this line of thinking Traditional Time Management a time-centered approach to time management. More stuff done in less time. You see, we still have factory systems to this day. I mean, its good that we have factories because its responsible for our growth and technology. But, just understand that the factory system is what caused the Great Time Management Secret to get lost, because of its shift in thinking. The Great Time Management Secret was kept alive by the most powerful people because most of them were not involved in the factory systems. Also, if they were they were involved in overseeing the overall structure of the factory, making sure that it was the most efficient way to get the product manufactured from start to finish. So, you see, they were not involved in the actual working in the factory on that small part of the task. So, it was kept alive by the most powerful people. And they continued to teach other people. But for the most part, the vast majority of people would live out their entire lives, during the past two hundred and thirty plus years, never even really understanding the Great Time Management Secret because of this new shift in thinking which I call Traditional Time Management. Because of the tradition aspect of it.

Task completion requires skill:

Task completion is a skill. Traditional Time Managements thinking is to get as much stuff done, in a shorter period of time. So you end up doing the small, lower importance tasks first, and those tasks dont even really need to be done anyway, and they dont require much skill. The skill is required when youre completing High Importance tasks. You see, and in the Great Time Management Secret, thats what you focus on. High Importance tasks. The problem is tasks can involve skill sometimes, they can involve a lot of challenges, difficulties, obstacles that need to be overcome. So, you need to learn the skill of completing High Importance Tasks. Now, let me give you a historical example: Im sure youve heard of the name Michelangelo. He is probably most famous for his sculpture David. The sculpture David is perhaps the most famous statue in the history of Art.

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Let me tell you about the story of David. Michelangelo wasnt the first to work on the sculpture. This was a seventeen foot piece of marble that was quarried in Italy, and two sculptors before Michelangelo, tried, but they couldnt do it. It was too difficult. There were flaws in the marble, they lacked the experience, and it was a very imposing thing. Seventeen feet is quite a large piece of marble. Michelangelo felt confident he could do it. So, he petitioned and they gave the contract to him. Michelangelo worked incessantly for three years on this project. Night after night, day after day, he worked and he finished it. It took forty men, five days to move the finished statue to its final resting place. So, heres what I want to tell you about this story. See, Michelangelo didnt quit half way through. He completed the statue. It wasnt easy because a couple of people had already tried. Even back then task completion was a skill. Even those artisans who quit they knew about task completion but they didnt have the skill that was required. So, what Im trying to tell you is that High Priority, High Important task completion is a skill. Thats a skill that Im going to teach you. You see Traditional Time management theres too many things to teach. So they dont even bother with that. Theres a lot to learn about completing high Importance tasks and thats what Im going to teach you after this movie is over. In continuing lessons. Im going to be teaching you this. That which we persist in doing becomes easier. Not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Well, this movie is coming to a close and theres a lot more stuff that I have to teach you about the Great Time Management Secret. Okay, its been my great pleasure to have revealed the Great Time Management Secret to you. This isnt a goodbye, because Im going to see you soon and let the adventure continue.

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Youve just discovered The Great Time Management Secret. Youve now, joined the ranks of the most powerful people in history. The most powerful people in history made history. Now, its your turn to make HISTORY! The adventure continues at ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Coming Soon~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am remaking the Great Time Management Secret movie for DVD release. The new title is "The Great Time Management Myth" Some of the content is the same but the majority of it will be totally new. It will also be about 3 DVDs. In this DVD which will be available for purchase, I'm going to reveal the Great Time management Myth, and the Truth. I'm also going to start teaching you my proprietary time management system! Estimated release date of this DVD set is the end of 2010.

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