You could be unusually lucky in the year ahead concerning matters involving friends. Interestingly, the same isn't likely to be true regarding endeavors with people whom you don't know very well.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- As long as you know what you're doing, go ahead and improvise a little. The important thing is that you do what needs to be done.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- There is a strong chance that you could become involved in an unconventional endeavor. Don't be afraid to let your hair down -- there's a lot to be gained here.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Circumstances could place you into a partnership arrangement with a person who is usually operating in opposition to you. Today, you'll be supportive of each other.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- If there is an important objective you've been unable to achieve, it might be time to discard your current methods and try something different. Be imaginative.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Should you meet someone who seems to have a few unappealing characteristics, strive to be open-minded. You could be misjudging a potentially good friend.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Chance could play an important role in your affairs, especially concerning a financially important matter. Be alert for some unusual opportunities.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- It could prove exceptionally helpful to discuss some potential plans with a person whom you respect and trust. He or she could offer some suggestions that you would otherwise have missed.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- If you have a special job that needs doing, be sure the person or firm you select has a good reputation or can supply you with references. If these aren't forthcoming, keep looking.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You would be better off seeking business help from a social contact than you would be hiring someone. Check around to see who knows the kind of person you need.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You might not fulfill the day's expectations until the last minute, so don't be too quick to give up on your endeavors. Better late than never.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- A friend who is quite different from your usual pals might come to you with a unique proposal. Even if it sounds a big goofy at first, hear him or her out.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Opportunities might be of a fleeting nature, especially ones that relate to your business. Indifference or procrastination could deprive you of success.