Leo Career Horoscope: October 2013

Push the limits

Conversations that are meant to calm professional waters could surprise you and turn in the opposite direction early this month. The Sun in accommodating Libra occupies your 3rd House of Communications until October 22. But a solar square with pugnacious Pluto on October 1 and an opposition to rebellious Uranus on October 4 can expose secrets and discontent that could lead to a breakdown in negotiations.

On the plus side, these transits propel you to dig more deeply for answers that add strength to your messages and incite original thinking that leads to breakthrough ideas. Creativity really soars, though, when artistic Venus enters adventurous Sagittarius and your 5th House of Self-Expression on October 7.

The following four weeks provide more opportunities to make effective and entertaining presentations. Going overboard is a risk on October 12, when the Sun forms a stressful square with excessive Jupiter. Pushing the limits of possibilities is a great concept, as long as you don't try to sell something that you can't deliver.

The Sun's move into Scorpio on October 22 turns your focus inward. This month-long transit in your 4th House of Roots stirs memories and desires that can motivate you to make personal changes that will give more power to scale the professional heights.

The Sun's easygoing trine with imaginative Neptune on October 25 inspires dreams and enables you to push others so gently that they won't resist your force. On October 30, the Scorpio Sun joins the integrative Moon's North Node to attract deeper working alliances.

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