Planning, ambition, and a little bit of shamelessness are all necessary ingredients for a successful schemer.
Find out which zodiac signs are the most cunning, from the artistically crafty to the dangerously deceitful, according to astrologers.
Kovach argues that Geminis, who are ruled by Mercury, are famed for their intelligence and wit.
"Gemini also has a tendency to scheme in relationships," says famous psychic and astrologer Inbaal Honigman.
They are adept at gaining what they want from others because of their charisma and ability to read social cues.
They won't stop working on a solution until they've thought of everything that could go wrong, says Kovach.
As they climb the corporate ladder, they'll handpick the colleagues and contacts who will help them go where they want to go.
Capricorns are also vigilant about protecting their good name, and they will devise elaborate schemes to hide any scandals that may jeopardize it.
When you think of a Scorpio, you probably think of two characteristics: someone who is cunning and someone who is mysterious.
Scorpions are notoriously passionate and manipulative, yet their unusual sensitivity is what drives them to seek revenge.
However, they are not just sitting around doing nothing while they wait.That's cunning at its most brilliant—and perhaps fatal—best.