approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Anton's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Anton Bruckner comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Anton Bruckner - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his 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 Anton Bruckner" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Anton a little better. This page describes the disguise Bruckner wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Anton Bruckner likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Bruckner must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Anton does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Anton Bruckner also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Bruckner will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Anton dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Bruckner admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Anton Bruckner befriends someone, Bruckner is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Anton expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Anton Bruckner often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Anton Bruckner has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Anton always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Anton Bruckner also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Anton more than anything else. Anton Bruckner feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Anton Bruckner has a tendency to react violently to the influence of his surroundings and to throw himself headlong into everything he does, suffering the consequences later on. Until Anton learns to alter his conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in his relationships.
Bruckner is cheerful, warm-hearted and social and he strives for a pleasant life. He likes to be seen in social circles and is charitable to his fellow man. It makes Anton Bruckner happy to be involved in many relationships and he is very sympathetic toward everyone.
Anton Bruckner tends to think of work as a hard and necessary chore and he may feel that he has little freedom of movement because of pressure caused by his surroundings. Bruckner is likely to feel hemmed in and consider dealing with others quite burdensome.
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