Nothing will stop you from reaching the top this year. Using the power of persuasion, you will entice all the allies you need to make your dreams a reality. Determination and focus will be key factors that help you outmaneuver any competition you encounter.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- A misunderstanding will develop into a confrontation if you aren't precise in the way you present your thoughts. Make sure you have all the facts before challenging someone's idea or opinion.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't jump to conclusions. Moneymaking opportunities are on the horizon, so be prepared to act. Concentrate on your financial security before you take on concerns that are less pressing.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Someone will try to win your friendship to improve his or her position or status. Be wary of anyone who presses for personal information. Don't fall for someone else's hard-luck story.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- A relationship issue will develop. Dedicate your time and effort to doing the best job possible in the workplace. Someone will show interest in the way you resolve a complex issue.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Put your thoughts in order. Your attention will scatter if you try to do too much at once. Once you have determined your priorities, you will be able to streamline your tasks.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Take a realistic look at your financial situation. Revise your budget to increase your savings and reduce interest charges or other fees. Lending and borrowing should be avoided.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Spend time nurturing personal relationships. If you have been too busy tending to your career or hobbies, your loved ones will feel neglected or left out.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Keep plugging away and don't let what others do deter you from reaching your goals. Promote and present your ideas and you will convince others to pitch in and help.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Don't become reclusive. Get together with friends and make plans to do something out of the ordinary. Reduce your anxiety by not dwelling on past regrets or events you cannot change.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Turmoil at home or arguing with a loved one will cause emotional stress. Don't blame others for your shortcomings. Honest and open communication will help to resolve personal issues. Offer affection, not aggression.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Consider traveling to places you've never been before. Attending a workshop will add to your credentials and improve your status. Mix business with pleasure and you will excel.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Take control of whatever situation you face. Demanding or overbearing people don't deserve your time or your loyalty. Make personal or professional changes that will improve your self-image.