You don't have to take charge, you just have to follow your heart and do your best. Avoid unpredictable people and sensitive situations that tie up your time. A carefully thought out plan that is easy to orchestrate alone will bring the highest rewards.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Keep your eyes and ears open and focus on getting things done. The more aware you are of what's going on around you, the easier it will be to negotiate to your advantage later on.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You can accomplish plenty if you work steadily toward your set goal. Laying down a solid foundation for the upcoming year will ensure your success. You will learn by observing others.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Be careful when it comes to sharing information. Whether it's personal or about someone else, your input will result in criticism or blame. Don't address sensitive issues.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don't take on additional responsibilities. Focus on home, family and spending time with people you care about. A new creative endeavor will develop into a stress reliever as the year unfolds.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You'll face opposition if you aren't diplomatic. Don't force your ideas on others. Listen and find a way to compromise and use what's offered to your benefit. Romance is encouraged.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Plan to network or sit down with someone you feel can contribute to your plans. Don't let an emotional situation at home stop you from following through with your professional goals.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- If something isn't sitting right with you, make a point to discuss options that will help you feel more comfortable with the way things are going. Address relationship problems honestly.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Strive to be unique, but also be receptive to new ideas and concepts that have the potential to help you push your ambitions to fruition. Call in favors and forge ahead.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Make the changes at home that will allow you greater freedom to come and go as you please. Focus on a new and improved you. Implement a health regimen.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Choose your battles wisely. You are best off taking the initiative and doing the things that you can handle independently. Keep your life simple and your responsibilities minimal.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Stay focused and busy. Take proper care of your health and do something to boost your appeal. Control situations rather than letting them manipulate you. Romance is highlighted.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Stay out of harm's way. Don't head into a situation that could limit or discourage you. Strive to be unique, and go after your goals. Negotiations will go well.