I often meet people who have great plans for their lives but can't seem to commit to the changes to make it happen. Seventeen years ago I started my own business and have never looked back. This HBR article has some good ideas that I used then and still use today. Thinking about the worst case scenario usually helps me to realize that the reality is not as bad as I'm expecting. Considering the benefits of moving forward gives me the confidence to get started.
Here is the article: