approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Ada Byron's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Ada Lovelace comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Ada Lovelace - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Ada Lovelace" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Ada Byron a little better. This page describes the disguise Countess Ada of Lovelace wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ada Lovelace meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Ada Byron projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Countess Ada of Lovelace is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Ada Lovelace may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Countess Ada of Lovelace is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Ada Byron to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Ada Lovelace feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Countess Ada of Lovelace's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Ada Lovelace it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Ada Lovelace is not a follower. Others see Ada Byron as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Countess Ada of Lovelace presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
Ada Byron acts very much out of instinct, emotion, and in the heat of the moment, and she is prone to childish displays of anger if her desires are frustrated. However, these episodes are usually short-lived, not something Countess Ada of Lovelace stews over.
On the positive side, Countess Ada of Lovelace's enthusiasm and drive is often infectious, and fosters courage and the will to overcome in other people. Countess Ada of Lovelace can be a great motivator.
Ada Lovelace appears to be liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual, or off the beaten track arouses her interest. Countess Ada of Lovelace infuses her environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Ada Lovelace does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Ada Lovelace appears responsible, conscientious, and solid - qualities which encourage others to take her seriously. She is unlikely to present herself as more than she is, and this humility is often endearing, or at least appealing, to others. Even as a youth, Ada Lovelace seemed mature for her age.
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