In order to make your dreams come true, you have to change your dreams into goals.
Once you have a clear vision in your mind of what you would like to achieve, you need to create an action plan. One approach many are using, me included, is splitting the year into quarters. And focus on ninety days at a time. January-March, April-June and so on.
This is the monthly overview I am currently using. I also have lists for daily deliverables (today's outcomes) as well as a list for weekly overview.