It's time to put your ideas and tried-and-true methods to work. Rely on experience and mix lessons from the past and present in order to come up with solid plans for the future. Being prepared and determined will help you rise to the top.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Community get-togethers and special-interest gatherings are great places to meet new friends. Informal activities and events will enable you to share your enthusiasms with like-minded people.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't let others do the talking for you. A colleague may try to present your ideas as his own. Ensure that you are given the credit you deserve for your accomplishments.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don't let stress get you down. Make your home your refuge. Surround yourself with the people and comforts that make you happy. Take time to relax and reflect.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Strategize how you can make personal improvements. Proper nutrition, regular exercise and plenty of enjoyable activities are all vital to your success and physical and mental health.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You'll be extremely convincing today. Make sure you don't harbor any ulterior motives and that you have thought matters through. You will accomplish a lot if you are a team player.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You may be a little short- tempered. Just because someone has a different viewpoint, it doesn't mean you can't get along. To avoid embarrassment, cool down before you say something you'll regret.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Take a moment to do something you enjoy. Perhaps there is a hobby or new friendship you'd like to pursue. Indulge in something that is motivating and inspirational; you deserve it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Be considerate of others today. Avoid criticizing others and focus on the positive message you want to convey. If you are pushy, you will put a wedge between yourself and someone you care about.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Travel delays and other unforeseen problems will plague you. Don't get frustrated over circumstances you cannot control. Keep a positive attitude and do your best to overcome setbacks.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A partnership will face pressure if you encounter a stalemate. If you're willing to compromise, you will find it easier to reach an agreement.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You won't feel too sociable today. Take a closer look at your current situation and establish the steps you need to take to advance. Backtracking may be necessary.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You'll risk your reputation if you rely on secondhand information. Someone may pass off fabrication as fact just to put you in an awkward position. Get all the details before you speak out.