This is a great year for self-improvement. Your energy and intensity will surprise everyone. You will be able to summon the diligence and concentration required to manage any contractual dealings or legal issues. Taking the initiative will result in a new partnership.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Keep your opinions and ideas to yourself. It is not necessary to reveal your secrets to others. A conversation with an old friend may provide inspiration for a new project.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Information you have recently received may have had a negative effect on your life. Dwelling on the issue is not productive. Swallow your disappointment. Keeping busy will help to avoid emotional outbursts.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You may be tempted by an appealing investment offer. Do your research thoroughly before you commit to anything in writing. You have an innovative idea that can benefit your friends and family.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Have a heart-to-heart discussion with someone who concerns you. Take care to avoid criticism, and offer helpful ideas that will bring you closer to an agreement.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Prepare to focus on business matters today. There is opportunity for advancement if you exceed your employer's expectations. Being industrious and persistent will enable you to work toward fulfilling your career goals.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Be assertive, and direct your efforts into socializing and networking. Your personal and business relationships will improve if you make new acquaintances that could have a positive influence on your future.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Family and friends may not be totally honest with you. Find someone impartial to provide the answers to your questions. A self-improvement project will turn out better than you expected.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Your commitment and determination will provide you the necessary ingredients to get ahead. Fulfill your obligations in a conscientious manner in order to realize your expectations. A strong and steady focus is the key to success.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You should consider previous outcomes before taking action. If your tried-and- true methods have worked in the past, there's no need to change your approach.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Formulate a concrete plan for an important discussion. Have a clear idea of your own responsibilities, and consider the expectations of others. You can be outspoken without being argumentative.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Your compassion and understanding will help others accomplish worthwhile goals. Your good deeds will be reciprocated in an unusual manner. Favorable changes to your personal life will occur.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You should use discretion when dealing with others today. Many people respect your opinions and will look to you for guidance and advice. Your empathy and compassion will help them find the answers they are looking for.