See the whole then break things down into smaller bite size pieces. Break it down into quarters this is 4 steps. For example if you want to make a million dollars then how are you going to make the first $250,000. This is smaller more manageable. Also when you are looking at your whole year break the year down into quarters. What do you want to accomplish in each quarter of the year? Learn from the past, look forward to the future and live in the moment.