If You Go Alone, You Can Start Today

For the past two years I’ve been under a television contract with the Animal Planet television network. I’ve shot two pilots, and just heard that the more recent of these will not be airing. It was a fun experience and an amazing learning opportunity, but one that involved a lot of waiting and relying on other people which was a struggle as I prefer to be more self-reliant. Also during this time I haven’t shot any videos of my own, as there were some pesky contractual obligations. Now that those are no longer relevant, I plan to shoot and air a bunch of videos.

Henry Thoreau wrote, “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” From here on we’ll be going alone, so we can start today.


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  • I know videos and books are not the same as first person, one-on-one learning, but it’s a great filler for times when you can’t get it. I look forward to seeing some new videos from JMB!

  • Sqm Horine

    Great quote, what is the source?

  • It’s paraphrasing Henry Thoreau.

  • Thanks Chris. I’m looking forward to getting them online.

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