drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Barack Obama often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Barack Obama strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Barack Obama can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Barack Obama underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Obama does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Barack Obama conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Obama may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Obama is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a healthy dose of fireworks in his personal relationships. Barack Obama can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Barack will join forces with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Barack Obama has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Barack Obama will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Barack and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Obama chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Barack Obama likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
A strong home base may be the most important factor in Barack's choice of career and his success or lack thereof. Family support is crucial to Barack Obama, and he would not sacrifice his family for the sake of any advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Barack Obama has a solid foundation and a healthy relationship with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any of his aspirations for success.
His drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Barack knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Barack Obama is engaged in. He is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules and the like. Barack Obama should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs throughout his life. He may change courses often and try many different things.
Barack Obama is blessed with fluidity of speech and thought, and he uses his intellectual gifts or communicative skills to achieve his ambitions in life. Convincing, selling, persuading, reasoning, bringing ideas into public awareness are also part of Obama's professional life.
The road to success, professional advancement and fulfillment of his long-range goals is likely to be easier and smoother for Barack Obama than for many. This is partly due to his getting a great deal of financial and/or emotional support. Someone early in his life probably really believed in Barack and had high expectations for him. Barack Obama contributes to his own success by setting high goals and enlisting the aid of friends and others to achieve these goals. A lack of selfishness or pettiness is a great boon to him. Whatever Barack Obama does is likely to be expansive and eventually quite prosperous.
Barack Obama achieves his professional goals and long-range ambitions through self-discipline, concentration, and climbing the mountain one step at a time. Unlike the lucky few for whom all doors seem to magically open, Barack has to devise a realistic plan and keep to it diligently in order to succeed. Barack Obama will have to pay his dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is his ally.
His father or grandfather probably influenced Obama's choice of career, and will back him up - as long as Barack chooses to follow in their footsteps.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Barack Obama 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 detrimental to Obama in a roundabout way. It seems that Barack must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Because he has a very fascinating personality, others are drawn to Obama and may look to him for guidance and direction. It is easy for Barack Obama to attain power and authority in life, and he most likely will be very successful in his career or occupation.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 7th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Moon Opposition MC
Uranus Square MC
Mercury Trine MC
Jupiter Sextile MC
Saturn Sextile MC
Venus Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Pluto/Asc.