There are some strong temptations to take risks in your work life early this month. On December 2 the New Moon in adventurous Sagittarius lands in your 6th House of Employment, emboldening you to take on fresh challenges in your current line of work or providing inspiration to turn your career in a totally new direction. While expanding your vision of what you can do to make a living is a good idea, implementing it could be a lengthy process that requires plenty of patience and persistence.
The reason for moderating your actions and ambitions is the presence of approving Venus in your 7th House of Others. This alluring planet is in Capricorn and slowing down as it approaches its retrograde point on December 21. This begins a 6-week reversal period that may require altering your expectations in working relationships.
Even if you have approval to go forward with a project, you might encounter delays that could prove frustrating. If you're prepared to adjust course, however, you can earn trust and confidence from allies which will become a long-term asset. Sure, you could attract some hard-nosed individuals with this transit but if you're dealing with a bully, quietly and firmly standing up for yourself is much better than staying silent.
As long as you're respectful, you can benefit from even these kinds of difficult encounters. In fact, on December 21 the Sun enters Capricorn and your 7th house, telling you that being firm and clear about your methods and goals will make you a better leader.
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