Push a little harder and prepare to excel in the coming year. Interacting with others will help open windows of opportunity, allowing you to get the results you seek. To ensure your success, pick up new skills or information that will keep you ahead of the pack.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You can outtalk and outsmart anyone who challenges you. Present your ideas and concerns before you agree to take on a job or responsibility. Get whatever agreement you make in writing.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your best efforts will be appreciated and lead to greater opportunity. Follow the direction that is best suited to your talents and skills. Keep your private affairs to yourself.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Rise to the occasion. Put your energy to good use. Take the extra step if it will help you finish what you start. Your versatility and quick action will attract an interesting someone.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Confusion or uncertainty must not be what stands between you and a decision that can alter your future. Evaluate your position and make a move. Avoid excessive individuals.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Get ready for action and take on responsibility. Your leadership ability may be challenged, but in the end you will come out on top. Show enthusiasm if you want to attract attention.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Deal with personal business that has the potential to influence your financial future. An older friend or relative is likely to challenge one of your decisions. Patience will be required.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Travel for business or pleasure will lead to information and the ability to make a good decision. Don't share the information that you discover until you feel you are in a strong position.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Do whatever it takes to secure money matters and pending legal affairs. Lending or borrowing will lead to trust issues. Listen carefully to what's being offered and respond accordingly.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Mix business with pleasure, network, share ideas and -- most of all -- build good relationships. An adventure or business trip will grab your attention and offer new possibilities. Jump into action.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Get down to business and smooth out any wrinkles in a presentation you want to make. Attention to detail will make the difference between success and failure. Avoid joint ventures.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You should involve yourself in physical activities that will help you get into shape. You will also find time to catch up on overdue correspondence.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Improve your surroundings. Invest in items that will add to your comfort. Use your skills to gain respect and recognition. Invest in yourself in order to excel.