Hesitation or self-doubt will hold you back this year, if you aren't careful. Once you have your strategy in place, take action. There is nothing to gain by standing still, so turn this into a productive year.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You have everything you need to get ahead. Collaborating or forming a partnership with someone looks favorable. A home-based business has the potential to develop from a hobby or casual interest.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Stop procrastinating. You need to secure your position. Go over personal documents with a professional who can guide you through your investment, retirement or savings plans.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You will have problems meeting your deadlines. If you need help, ask. If you are grateful and offer incentives to those who pitch in, you will gain in popularity.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Doing something that you enjoy can also put money in your pocket. Toot your own horn. You won't be considered for a promotion unless you flaunt what you have to offer.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Positive change is on the horizon. Insight from a trip or an enlightening seminar will form the basis for personal change. Those around you will see you in a new light.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Think before you speak. Discussions with friends or family will become volatile if you are too demanding. Be agreeable and let everyone have a say without criticism.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Pamper yourself. You deserve some downtime, so don't let anyone interfere with your personal indulgences. A day of rest will ease your stress and rejuvenate you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Check out other alternatives if your career is not progressing as you had hoped. Employment agencies or job search sites can provide a variety of alternatives to explore.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Be firm if you are confronted by someone who wants you to compromise your values or reputation. Trust your intuition and don't get involved with anything that makes you feel uneasy.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Strive to maintain a positive attitude. You may not be able to control a situation, but that's no reason to give up. Accept the inevitable and make the most of what fate deals you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Making a difference for others will bring about a change in you. Get involved in a group or organization that gives aid to those less fortunate. Your help will make a difference.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Stay out of the spotlight. You will learn more if you sit on the sidelines and observe what those around you are doing. Quickly take care of a minor health matter.