- Order, as an ideal or virtue, concerns the best use of your present opportunity (time).
- Order takes in vision of overall priorities.
- Order, as a vision of the task shaped by an ideal, is how you incorporate ideals into work.
- Order gives you vision of how to move through the task, foreseeing obstacles.
- Most fundamental act of order is forming strategies: breaking down the task into smaller steps, and then arranging them.
- Strategies are how distractions are prevented.
- Strategies are the plan for the task made in advance.
- Strategies are how task attention shapes predictive attention, training it how to carry out steps.
- Strategies (order) allow task attention to engage the task 100% (intensity) and progress through the task until it is completed (constancy).
- Predictive attention guides task attention through the task.
- Predictive attention primes associations needed for task attention to work.
- With practice in a given strategy, predictive attention can pull the task attention.
- Peace is the tranquility of order (Augustine, City of God).
- Order is how you shape your predictive attention by giving it an image of the task before it begins.