Restoring my 1965 Chevrolet Corvair has made me an expert on starting projects. I know how to plan them, budget for them, and prepare for them. I can tell you about the risks of losing momentum. I can also explain how even the smallest project can cost far more than planned.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/28/stop-making-excuses-finish-your-projects