If you give it your all, substantial strides can be made in the year ahead. You already have most of the answers; you just need to apply them more effectively.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Any flashes of inspiration should not be treated lightly, especially if they concern your home or family. Follow up on your hunches and see where they lead.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your mental faculties are extremely acute, giving you the power to solve all kinds of problems. Put this force to work on something that's really important.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Accurately sizing up work- related situations shouldn't be too difficult. Chances are you'll arrive at your conclusions intuitively, and logic will back you up.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Oddly, the more you have to do, the better you're likely to function. Whether you're stuck in the office or out running around, you'll be getting things done.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- The best ideas you're apt to get today are likely to involve ways to save money. Be sure to apply them, either for your own account or someone else's.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Spending time with people not in your usual crowd will give you a fresh approach on things. Additionally, conversing with these people will invigorate your thinking.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Seek out some quiet place where you'll be able to sort out your thoughts. You need to carefully plan a campaign to further your ambitions.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- One of your best attributes is the ability to recognize the worth of others' ideas, and to use them in ways that could feather your own nest.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- An important idea can be achieved if you slightly alter or modify your present course of action. One tactic might be circumventing an obstacle instead of attempting to destroy it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You're likely to get an opportunity to win over a new ally by frankly discussing a matter of mutual importance. Point out how each of you might benefit by working together.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Take some time to figure out new methods that could improve your standing at work. Your concepts could turn out to be quite ingenious.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- This could be one of those interesting days when unexpected developments prove to be the most fun. Play it loose, so that you'll be able to take advantage of any shifting conditions.