Seeking information and guidance is useful up to a point.
At first, it’s well-intentioned: you look for information to make an informed decision. Sounds reasonable.
Eventually, it becomes a stalling tactic: you seek information because it allows you to justify postponing a decision or action.
I just need more information, that’s all.
It helps to establish a Do Date — not the date that something needs to be done by, but the date that you commit to making a decision or taking action.
Giving yourself all the time in the world to start is one way to ensure that you don’t.