drive and ambition
Whishaw is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Ben Whishaw aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Ben likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Whishaw is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Ben Whishaw to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Ben Whishaw sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Ben Whishaw simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Ben Whishaw falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Ben Whishaw also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Ben's energy.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for Ben. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Ben Whishaw lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Whishaw can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, Ben Whishaw denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, Ben Whishaw accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He 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 Ben's success. However, Ben Whishaw is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus fail to receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
Ben has the ability to verbalize his feelings and perceptions well. His judgment is keen and sharp, he is diplomatic and can express himself in good language. Ben Whishaw initiates conversations with people and is never at a loss for appropriate remarks.
He is likely to play a role of great responsibility in his life and Ben Whishaw takes his tasks very seriously, which places considerable burden on him as a result. He may have been unusually ambitious or mature at a tender age. Ben Whishaw progresses and attains his aspirations through dedication and perseverance, rather than fortune.
Whishaw always needs to have something going on and may restlessly look for new ideas and action. Ben likes change and variety and is likely to change his relationships frequently.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars Conjunct Moon/Mercury
MC Conjunct Saturn
MC Conjunct Uranus/N. Node