Today began with a very important phone call, one that I was prepared for, but the person on the other end of the phone was not aware of how serious I was. In other words, she hadn’t taken the time to really see what I had already done and how the next step being taken was only appropriate. In essence, she was not prepared, and it showed.

Preparation is always key. Sometimes an opportunity will only present itself once and we must be able to seize it. Don’t put off things that you can do because you have already looked too far down the road at those you can’t. Keep chipping away at it, believe me, someone is watching. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” Alexander Graham Bell

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