If you live a life of make-believe your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me sailing the open ocean is a real challenge because it's life or death.
I have learned to respect ideas wherever they come from. Often they come from clients. Account executives often have big creative ideas regardless of what some writers think.
What helps people helps business.
Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received....