Start with a clean slate. Divest yourself of inconsequential matters and small-minded people. You can deal handily with your own tasks by staying active and on target. Make important contributions throughout the year in order to gain confidence, new friendships and recognition.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don't expect others to sing your praises. If you are forthright and progressive and take the lead, you will make others take note and provide steppingstones to your victory.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- No matter how alluring it may be, don't get talked into doing something that has no value or meaning to you. Use good judgment and save your energy for something beneficial and rewarding.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You will be extremely convincing today. Your peers will be glad to participate and help you achieve your goals. A romantic evening will provide the perfect ending to your day.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Your emotions will be difficult to control. Separate yourself from distressing situations and find a relaxing hobby or a way to escape from the turmoil.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don't make lofty promises. You may feel like taking on the world, but if you renege on a deal, you will lose credibility. An unanticipated journey will yield surprising results.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Before you sign on the dotted line, ask yourself what your motivation is. If you are trying to appease someone else, think twice. You need to take control and do what's best for you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Powerful allies are essential to fulfill one of your dreams. Be bold and step into the spotlight. Once people see what you have to offer, they will be eager to come on board.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Someone you considered trustworthy will disappoint you. By expressing your ideas to superiors instead of peers, you will eliminate the possibility of being overlooked or overshadowed.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Love connections can be made. Do your best to use your energy wisely. An old idea will bring revolutionary results if presented to the right people in the right fashion.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Don't expect to get immediate agreement with your recommendations. Make sure that the information you offer is from a reliable source. You will be questioned.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Communication is key. You will inspire confidence in others if you are confident yourself. Put your best foot forward in order to get favorable results and make new allies.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Offer to go the extra mile and make a good impression. If you leave it up to someone else, you will lose ground and give up a chance to advance.