approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Brian's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Brian Williams comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Brian Williams - 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 Brian Williams" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Brian a little better. This page describes the disguise Williams wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Brian Williams 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. Williams 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 Brian does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Brian Williams 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. Williams will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Brian dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Williams admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Brian Williams befriends someone, Williams 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 - Brian expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Brian Williams 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.
Brian Williams has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Brian always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Brian Williams 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 Brian more than anything else. Brian Williams feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Brian Williams identifies with the progressive, innovative elements in society, and with being a rebel, reformer, nonconformist, or iconoclast. He enjoys being original, unpredictable, and spontaneous, and insists on doing whatever he wishes regardless of tradition, convention, or other people's wishes. Others see Brian Williams as "different" yet interesting and exciting.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite distinct from the face the world generally sees, Brian Williams has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant impact on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Brian Williams often does not get the full recognition he yearns for.
Brian Williams is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around him and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for him, as Brian Williams tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever he is with. He may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person he is with the most.
It may be hard for Brian Williams to hold his ground and he may be taken advantage of easily. Williams displays little strength or force to others and may be quick to resign, despite having many longings, hopes, and wishes for the future.
Brian has an open and cheerful manner and attracts attention because of his good taste in clothing, hairstyle and general appearance. Brian has the ability to create a harmonious environment and relationships and he is happy and confident in the company of others.
Brian has good organization skills and he knows how to arrange everything skillfully. Happy in teamwork and adept at negotiating, he can lead successful business meetings. Brian Williams can easily obtain all the information he needs in order to make the best deal.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Conjunct Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Asc. Opposition Moon/Jupiter
Asc. Opposition Mercury/Jupiter