drive and ambition
Barbara Walters seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational, and insistent on doing things her way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of her own. Barbara Walters strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. She may feel frustrated at times that she cannot simply do what HE wants to, that she must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or she may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if she does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, she is not a loner. Barbara Walters achieves her goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. She is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if she senses someone is being taken advantage of. Barbara Walters avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. She is unlikely to push herself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach her goals.
She is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Barbara Walters will forge ahead with her plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Walters often feels other people get in her way and she prefers working on her own. Barbara is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about her work, Barbara Walters accomplishes a great deal through her dedication. She is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks, or dry spells. This is often the key to Barbara's success. However, Barbara Walters is humble about her accomplishments and contributions, and may thus not receive the recognition or recompense that she deserves.
Barbara Walters has a powerful will and when she wants something, she pursues it passionately and relentlessly until she achieves it. She may be so driven by her desire that she loses all objectivity. Barbara Walters often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard she must work for it. Her forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often she does not reveal her real aims and intentions to others until they cross her. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely. Barbara has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if she uses her energies for constructive purposes.
Barbara Walters really wants to leave her mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for her contributions, and she is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve her aims, though, Barbara Walters will have to compromise and "give" more than she may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in her life, may arise. To accomplish her goals, Barbara may have to put aside some of her self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Barbara Walters may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on her own and fulfill her own destiny.
Her drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Barbara knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Barbara Walters does. She is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules, and the like. Barbara Walters should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs in the course of her life. She may change course often, and try many different things.
Barbara has two different career paths which appeal to her, and which may at some point be blended. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or music industry. The other is an involvement in the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. Barbara Walters has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is apt to be a key factor in her professional decisions and overall goals in life.
She is a bit restless and always seems to be in motion. Barbara Walters probably had the desire to go her own way early in life, wanting to learn from her own mistakes and experiences. Her plans for the future are far-reaching and Barbara Walters may choose an unusual career.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 1st house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars Square Pluto
Sun Square MC
Uranus Square MC
Neptune Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Uranus