Go mild, go wild
Starting at the outside and working in is a helpful way to gain focus. Begin by thinking about the project you’re stuck on and imagining the mildest and wildest ends of the spectrum. If you’re considering going back to work, the mild side might be a part-time job at a retail store, while the wild option would be to acquire a nationwide chain of stores. Now, work your way to the middle with increasingly less mild and wild ideas.