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Many of you know that I love owls, but nobody but those in my immediate family know exactly why.  I’ve never told anyone else, but it’s about time I share.

I often think about people when I first meet them…hmmm…are they the tortoise, the hare, the owl or all three?

We often hear the tortoise and the hare story. True that slow and steady often wins the race, but you can also often slow and steady yourself forever and never realize your dream or and not move fast enough to take advantage of the amazing opportunities that may come your way.

“I plan to wait until the kids are all out of school, then it’s me time.”

How often have we heard this, or thought something similar ourselves.  Planning for the big day, when something drastic changes in our life, either by plan or surprise, that will finally enable us to start pursuing a dream.

I call it waiting on the “lucky star”.

According to Dale Carnegie, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, “There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.”

These are the ways we communicate with the world…so what are you saying?