You want to know how to be successful in the New Year? Be sure to map it out then. Grab some paper and colored markers because your creative brain transcends your logical mind. And since it’s known that humans have limited willpower, giving yourself a visual plan for reaching those goals will help you stay motivated. The key is to approach goal setting with a customized road map that charts your success. For example, think back on the long road trips you’ve taken in your life, most often you start off knowing the destination, but since road trips can be fairly long, making pit stops along the way is necessary.