I had no knowledge or plan when I quit but looking back, it was all very logical.
I had to come up with solutions during my construction career that were not only better, but, much less expensive than the specialists hired by the client.
How to do it?
You sit down with what you know and look at a problem from all angles, then think through each step of each path of resistance so you can choose the best one.
When you've done that, there are no doubts or questioning yourself or saying, I should have done that instead of this.
I've laid out what is involved in timeline form based upon what I've watched here and on another site for almost 9 years.
There is no need for emotion when you look at a problem logically.