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Success in business doesn't always result from beating out the competition and dominating your market. It's not all about demographics, target audiences and Google hits. There is such a thing as the human touch. When you make your employees feel valued or interact with your customers on a day-to-day basis, then you build community and cooperation. This creates a very real presence in a world overrun by bureaucratic mazes and call centers that dump people into phone banks. Yes, it may take extra time out of your day to mediate gripes, answer all of those emails personally and touch base with clients, but you will see how those efforts pay off in loyalty, support and increased revenue when Mercury trines Jupiter on March 26.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 19 - Feb. 17)
You won't have many friends at work this week — not with Venus forming a square to Saturn in Scorpio. This is one of those times when you have to cut through the niceties and focus on the job at hand. This means making tough decisions that won't be popular in the moment but are still the right decisions to make. These could range from having to let people go to dismantling entire departments. It's no fun wielding the hatchet, but what you get in the end is a stronger and more vibrant company.