If you have ever used Alfred, you know you'll be zipping through the control panel in no time!
You can open the command palette by using the keyboard combination: (command key for Apple users) CTRL + SHIFT + P, or you click on Command in the CP navigation.
Use the keyboard arrows (up and down) to navigate to your desired command. When you hit the return key or click on a command, the command palette will navigate to the location and show what it's loading. Use (command key for Apple users) CTRL + RETURN (or click) to fire the command in a new window.