Trust and Respect
About two months ago, it was announced that Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante
DiMartino, creators of *Avatar: The Last Airbender*, were leaving production of
a live-action series that they were doing with Netflix. The particular drama
appeared to be artistic differences, etc, but Bryan's closing statement in his
announcement struck me pretty hard:
I will put my time, energy, and talents towards the projects that give me
the most fulfilment, and where I am afforded trust and respect. Life is too
short to do otherwise.
It's only two sentences, but it represents an attitude that I think more of us
could stand to adopt. When I read it, I can think back to the moments in history
where I *didn't* follow this idea, and regretted it.
It's something I'll keep in mind the next time I consider contributing to a