Most successful people will tell you that before they made their greatest accomplishment, they envisioned their success first. Visualizing the accomplisment is the start of the roadmap. It is crucial to visualize it clearly so that you can plan and use the tools to help you get to your goal. This will also help you get past the hurdles on the days when you don't feel motivated or are not giving your best. Also, surround yourself with people who are willing to help you on your journey and avoid the naysayers.
What have you accomplished after setting your mind to it?