One of the most difficult things to do is to make a commitment, especially when it involves taking risks.  When I created my children’s TV series there were constant doubts running through my head such as  what am I thinking? People don’t just out of the blue create a TV show?  What the hell do I know about television production?  The answer was simple, it didn’t matter, I was determined to proceed.  It was going to be an up hill struggle just to get a project started and I knew that I had a lot to learn.  There wasn’t a day that passed that I wasn’t either writing down concepts, researching information on other shows, seeking out puppet/robot makers, illustrators, scriptwriters and the list went on and on.  I had been secretly working on my concept for three months and probably the most difficult thing that I had to do was bring this crazy concept home and tell my wife Carol.  I really thought she was going to tell me how much of a harebrained idea it was, but to my surprise she embraced it, in fact she sat and listened to every detail, firing back with some creative thoughts of her own.   A few days later Carol said she had been thinking about my concept and that she felt I shouldn’t procrastinate with developing the show.  That was a real  defining moment for me and the day that I committed to see it through.

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