Put the plan in your calendar
Next, you need your personalized calendar. When will you start? How many days a week will you work? When do you expect to reach particular milestones?
All of this needs to be put in your actual calendar. You should also include a weekly horizon showing your hourly time investments. Put down all of the key milestones. You should also include a weekly horizon showing your hourly time investments.
If your plan never touches your calendar, you’re not forced to confront conflicts until it’s too late you’re much more likely to stick to it than if the hardships show up belatedly.