Horoscope: May 3, 2017

Birthdays: Cheryl Burke, 33; Christina Hendricks, 42; Dule Hill, 42; Kristin Lehman, 45.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get involved in events that are conducive to showing off what you have to offer. Setting a high standard will give you an important place in the pecking order.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Deal with emotional situations with intelligence and a well-thought-out plan. Don’t labor over what others do when you should be more concerned about your own doings.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let what happens in your personal life interfere with your professional goals. Stay focused and deal with matters that will ensure you continue to get ahead.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Call in favors and it will make a difference to the outcome of a deal or project that concerns you. The chance to show off your talents will encourage positive responses from people who hadn’t previously shown any interest.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t hesitate to bring about changes that will put you in a good professional position. A boost to your reputation could bring positive new opportunities.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Investments, health and legal agreements should be looked at carefully and put to rest. Don’t feel the need to do the same things others do.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ve got to follow your heart as well as your head when dealing with partnerships. Don’t let anyone push you into something that puts a strain on your relationships.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Developing situations regarding work and money will give you an opportunity to make some last-minute changes. Contracts will not be as they appear.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel, communication and education are all featured. Sign up for something informative that includes people who have something to offer.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Question anything that causes doubt. It’s better to get the lowdown before making a commitment.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take care of relationship issues so that you can move forward peacefully. Working alongside someone special will help you overlook any problems you have had with other collaborators.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be careful how you deal with your peers. Someone will question you if you don’t play fair.