ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You may have to negotiate with someone for the best available position as a certain contest begins. A friend offers valuable support.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- What begins in jest today is likely to become quite serious before you know it -- but that shouldn't come as a complete surprise.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Any sort of procrastination can only serve to damage your credibility; you must be willing to address certain key situations as they arise.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Making someone wait for the answer to a key question will likely only harm your own chances for advancement. You must make a quick decision.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You are sitting in a position of some strength and authority today, though you will want to wield that authority with sensitivity and respect.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You may not understand a recent negotiation from top to bottom, but you certainly appreciate what it allows you to do from this time forward.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You will want to dispense with responsibilities quickly and in the proper order today so you have time for your own pet project later on.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You cannot avoid all unpleasantness today, especially when it comes to a lesson that all family members have to learn sooner or later.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Personal growth will continue today after you come to the realization that what you do is all a product of who you have been in the past.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- News comes to you through the usual circles today, but it affects you in ways that you did not anticipate. Make swift adjustments.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You impress others with your ability to handle things in stride. What they don't see is just how much effort it really takes to do so!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You want to do something that will mean more to you than any routine endeavors -- and today, the opportunity arises to do so.