drive and ambition
He is serious about his ambitions, as well as disciplined, dedicated, and tenacious in pursuing his objectives. His drive and energy are directed toward practical material accomplishments and concrete results. Alan Ladd also strives to be in a position of authority and social influence; he enjoys being in command.
Alan Ladd is hard-working and capable of foregoing immediate comfort in order to achieve his long-range goals. Ladd can easily become a workaholic and is very responsible and conscientious about doing a thorough job.
Realistic and pragmatic, he is an excellent strategist. Alan Ladd achieves success by formulating a conservative and workable plan and seeing it through. He is not a gambler when it comes to attaining his goals; Ladd depends on his own efforts and perseverance rather than good fortune. Alan Ladd has a natural shrewdness and instinct for business or organizational management.
Alan Ladd expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for Alan at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Ladd can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, Alan Ladd can become fanatic about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Alan Ladd has a positive, "can-do" attitude and he tackles life's challenges with relish. He is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much he can do and how far he can go. No matter what Ladd accomplishes, he does not rest on his laurels. Alan wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. He is proactive, enterprising and enthusiastic about new projects. He is not happy in situations that do not offer him challenges and the potential for future growth - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may seem in other respects. He enjoys competition, but Alan Ladd competes mostly with himself, to see how much of his vision and potential he can really achieve. He makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Alan Ladd usually enjoys good health and a high level of vitality.
He is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. Alan Ladd responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. Alan has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - he hates stagnation. He is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
His competitive drive and lofty ambitions (commented upon earlier) feed on either intense spiritual idealism or a rather inflated, grandiose idea of what Alan Ladd can actually accomplish. His energy level is apt to fluctuate from being very high, as noted earlier, to rather low, as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
While Alan Ladd is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
Ladd dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Alan Ladd prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Ladd finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Alan Ladd has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
His self-expression tends to be limited and Alan Ladd feels that he has to learn everything the hard way. He may find it difficult to establish relationships with people and feels isolated and alone. Alan wants to break out of his seclusion, but feels that some barrier is holding him back.
He is very inspirational, but may lack the energy to put his ideas into action. Alan Ladd is inclined to feel tired a lot and may not have enough push to follow through. Ladd can be rebellious at times, but he knows his limits.
Ladd dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Alan Ladd under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Ladd get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
His ambitions and long-range goals in life are apt to be personal, subjective, and related to inner development or inner satisfaction. Others' recognition or accomplishing something great in material or public terms is quite secondary to Alan.
A great deal of Ladd's energy, attention, and fulfillment may be related to home, family, or fulfilling his heritage in some manner.
In some ways Alan Ladd may feels that he has little choice about his role in society. He is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. Alan delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. Alan Ladd could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. He is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Alan Ladd from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to Ladd in a roundabout way. It seems that Alan must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Capricorn
Mars in 6th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars aspects Jupiter and Neptune
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Trine Neptune
Mars Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mars Opposition Uranus/Neptune
Saturn Trine Pluto
Sun Opposition MC
Pluto Square MC
Venus Quincunx MC