There is a reason they call it to take the plunge, because people tend to get stuck in an indecision phase doing nothing, till that moment of courage where they decide to take the risk and launch a business / project.
In essence, this quote is very similar to many other quotes i wrote about:
The best way to succeed in business, is to be in business.
The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
Ideas are worthless. Execution is everything.
There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.
– Walt Disney
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Here, Walt Disney, is basically giving the simple advice : to begin doing!
It is this moment when you are standing on the board of the pool, or a diving board or even a rock above a lake, indecisive, fearful, but then 1 fraction of a second, the action that ignite everything is the moment you jump. Begin doing, is the action that leads to ultimately doing, begin doing is basically the jump.
For many entrepreneurs, especially first time entrepreneurs, this moment to take action can be hard, as it does require investment, risks and sacrifices. Thus indecisiveness can be long, and often they try to get advice from friends and family : by talking!
The quote is simple: you want to launch your project ? stop the talking and start the doing!
About Walt Disney: Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry.
When you are indecisive about launching a tech based project, remember, there is always someone that can execute the project or idea for you :