This year will be a dynamic one if you are prepared to take on new challenges. Your talents will go to waste if you are too casual in presenting what you have to offer. Strive to get ahead by honing your skills and mastering the arts of promotion and networking.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- If you feel something needs to be said, speak up. Your frankness may catch a colleague off-guard, but most people will admire your honesty.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Be optimistic, and leave the past behind. Focus on the positive people and activities in your life, and reject negative thoughts and people who bring you down.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Take a pleasure trip. Unfamiliar surroundings will spark your creative imagination and influence your way of thinking. A novel direction appears to be possible. Embrace new beginnings.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don't rush into a delicate situation. Remain in control and try to find an arrangement that will be agreeable and fair to everyone concerned. Your candor will be appreciated.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You'll be distressed about business deals, financial issues or health matters. Don't confide in a close friend when going to an experienced source for advice is what's required.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- If you investigate an interesting career possibility, you could find a way to instigate some forward motion. It's up to you to make things happen.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You have the ability to influence others to do things your way. Once you have determined what you need, initiate a discussion with people in a position to help you out.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You will waste time if you are bouncing back and forth between different tasks. Formulate a concrete plan and cross off each step as you move along. Organization will lead to success.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- An unusual pathway will reveal itself via a new acquaintance. You will reap the benefits from something you've been working on for a long time. Minor health issues will cause a setback.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- There will be tension in your personal relationships. Rather than try to influence those around you, let them do their own thing. Occupy yourself with a personal project instead.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- A partnership with someone you admire will produce lucrative results. Be ready to act when the opportunity arises. Engage in projects that you can do with someone you love. Romance looks promising.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Practical matters will keep you busy. Save yourself some anguish by clearing up health or legal issues as soon as they crop up. A renovation venture will bring favorable results.