There is gold at the intersection of these four things: what you love, what you're good at, what the world needs and what you're paid for. Finding that intersection isn't completely easy; there won't be traffic lights or signage installed yet. You have to do it yourself. Get busy! The Leo full moon will cheer you all the way on.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The poet Billy Collins insists "you are the bread and the knife" and seems certain "you are not the boots in the corner." You've a sure sense of yourself today and will know immediately whether or not you concur.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Unnecessary drama does nothing to help the situation at hand, but there are those you know who currently don't know any other way to get the attention they need. Two ways to deal: be patient or be gone.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Feeling like you have something to contribute, you may do so without a thought as to how it might enhance or upset the delicate balance of the thing. Good. Your input is just what's needed.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Whether it is friends introducing friends or colleagues setting up client appointments, meetings pulled together will be lucky for you. Doors will open where you didn't even know doors existed.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You like people who are direct, honest, funny and unconcerned whether you like them or not. When this sort drifts into your world, don't let them go without a follow-up plan. Keepers, these!
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Nietzsche suggested that without music, life would be a mistake. Certainly, the right tune will enhance what you've got going on today, though the wrong one will help you appreciate the value of silence.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If a compliment is like honey to the fly, criticism is like vinegar to most creatures, except humans, who put vinegar on things like salads. If taken the right way, criticism and vinegar will enhance what's already healthy.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). When given enough time, enough time will be taken. That doesn't make results any better or worse. Time just won't be a significant contributing factor to the quality of the day's products, so you may as well go fast.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It won't be obvious what's expected of you. Things like the rules and culture of the group or the needs of the customer have yet to be established. Go in with full awareness and observe to the best of your ability.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Fitting in doesn't mean losing yourself or changing yourself in any way. It's more a matter of finding commonalities and ways of serving the situation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll take a few minutes to learn something about the people around you, preferably something that has zilch to do with the transaction at hand. This is the human touch, which is so badly needed in the robotic world.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The business literature tells you to be systematic and logical in your problem-solving approach, though this may discount the intelligence in you that doesn't speak the language of logic. Your etheric sense can be trusted.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Feb. 7). The glint in your eye is an adventurous spark. There's so much more out there for you that you would never see were you to pour yourself into trying to achieve perfection of the mundane. That's why you're willing to get daring and messy, which will, in turn, make this one of your most vibrant years to date. Gemini and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 2, 33, 48 and 9.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Some things you shouldn't compromise. Some things are just for you. Know what's sacred. TAURUS: Do the unexpected and you'll learn something new about people you thought you knew well. GEMINI: You're very good at choosing gifts and being generally thoughtful. You'll delight! CANCER: The more people you get to know, the more you understand what you like and need in a relationship. LEO: It's like your heart has angel wings that can fly heaven high, and yet there's not always a wholesome halo to match. VIRGO: Telling a good story — preferably one that puts you in a good light without bragging — will be the dating skill to master. LIBRA: The right clothes will really make a difference in your night, if only because you have more fun when you also have a bit of swagger. SCORPIO: It's not who pays that matters but the attitude about money that is showing up in the decision. SAGITTARIUS: Every great catch is also a human with a set of characteristics that will be, at times, hard to put up with. CAPRICORN: No need to keep looking for better. Great is great. Accept, enhance, celebrate, dance, see what happens. AQUARIUS: Microanalyzing is the death of attraction. PISCES: Smooth is overrated. Enjoy it when it happens, but don't disparage awkwardness, which is more common and certainly has its merits.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Leo and Aquarius are zodiac opposites who can balance one another like the best of odd couples, each providing just the talent or the irritant most needed and relevant to the other's growth. As it goes with zodiac opposites, there's often a steep learning curve, but once these two figure out how to harmonize what they create together, it is truly astounding, and something neither would trade for the world.
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