Be prepared to give your all. You will be judged by your actions and accomplishments. The stakes are high, and your undivided attention will be required, regardless of what others do to interfere with or tempt you. Calm, concise action is your ticket to success.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- There are no shortcuts if you want to get things done right the first time. Size up your workload and manage your time with precision and firmness.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- An opportunity will intrigue you. Consider the pros and cons and what it will take to initiate a positive change. Trust and believe in yourself, and present what you have to offer.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- It’s important to keep your story straight. If you exaggerate or lead someone to believe you are willing to do something you are not, you will end up looking bad.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Know what you want, and don’t let anyone manipulate you or put you on the spot. Control the situation instead of letting it control you. If you aren’t ready to make a decision, back away.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don’t expect to get the best price or be told the truth when someone is asking for your help. Your generosity will be taken advantage of if you are gullible.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- A sensitive situation surrounding a partner must be addressed diplomatically. Look for the perfect moment to make your point without hurting someone’s feelings or causing a scene.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don’t trust what others tell you. Get firsthand information and don’t make changes that can disrupt important relationships. Take your time and only pursue what’s feasible.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- A change may appear to be favorable, but go over the fine print before you take part. Play it safe and get what you want in writing before you proceed.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Make plans to enjoy downtime with a loved one. Spending time together will help you iron out any conflicts you may have with each other.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You’ll have to ask direct questions if you want to hear the truth. Someone will distort a message or mislead you. Getting together with someone from your past isn’t recommended.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Stick close to home and iron out any difficulties or changes you want to make. Discussions will lead to solutions and positive changes that put your mind at ease.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Don’t be too trusting. Someone will exaggerate or offer a false impression regarding a deal or purchase that he or she wants you to buy into. Say no to risky joint ventures.