(March 20 - April 18):
A valuable ally needs to feel more valuable. Try to throw some love or money this person’s way. You don’t want him flying the coop.
(April 19 - May 19):
Do you really believe that a customer is right? Or are you trying to avoid a confrontation? Ducking out will only come back to haunt you.
(May 20 - June 20):
This is the time to owe up to foibles. Not only will it encourage others to cop to theirs, but it also introduces some much-needed bonhomie.
(June 21 - July 21):
Check to see how your application or request is doing. What you assume is under consideration may be under a pile of papers collecting dust.
(July 22 - Aug. 21):
Diplomatic powers are put to the test today, but you’ll succeed admirably. Memorize how you handle this. This technique is worth perfecting.
(Aug. 22 - Sept. 21):
You feel fulfilled working as part of a team. You don’t need to stand out to get recognition. What you do is outstanding enough.
(Sept. 22 - Oct. 22):
A friend or colleague asks for help again. It’s clear you’ve done everything you can. If this person keeps pushing, then maybe it’s time to be blunt.
(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):
It’s natural to reach for the first peace offer when emerging from a tough time, but hold off. You should get more for your aggravation.
(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):
It’s OK to help out, but make sure to protect your own interests, too. You don’t want to be dragged into other people’s messes right when your star is on the rise.
(Dec. 21 - Jan. 18):
Expect a flurry of correspondence. You’re the reason for most of it so scrutinize every text or email that flies across your screen.
(Jan. 19 - Feb. 17):
Never underestimate your love of play. A creative whim serves as a thumbnail sketch for a brilliant design.
(Feb. 18 - March 19):
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to extend the benefit of the doubt, but it must be done. There are always two sides to a story.