drive and ambition
Carly Pope 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. Carly Pope 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 and 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. Carly Pope 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. Carly Pope 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.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is very often difficult for Carly. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Carly Pope lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. Positively, Pope can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for herself.
However, Carly Pope denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
When Carly Pope wants something, she goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by her desire that she loses all objectivity. Carly gets so deeply involved in whatever she is pursuing that she becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Carly Pope insists on having her way no matter the cost. She is fascinated with power. Pope often tries to overpower anything or anyone she perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of her will. Pope can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving her ambitions and goals in life. Carly Pope has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Pope can also become a compulsive workaholic.
In meeting her challenges and difficulties in life, Carly Pope does have allies: her ability to tolerate tension and ambivalence, her ability to compromise, and a capacity to endure discomfort. Remaining steady in the midst of crisis or sudden change is an aspect of this, as well as knowing when to wait and when to make necessary changes. Carly's timing is usually good.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in her career, as well as how Carly Pope goes about achieving her goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Pope's motto.
In some ways Carly Pope may feels that she has little choice about her role in society. She is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. Carly delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. Carly Pope could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. She is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of her life's work. Pope's ambitions in life, as well as the way she achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, Carly Pope is apt to be ahead of her time in many respects.
Carly Pope achieves her 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, Carly has to formulate a realistic plan and follow it diligently in order to succeed. Carly Pope will have to pay her dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is her ally.
Her father or grandfather probably influenced Pope's choice of career, and will back her up - as long as Carly chooses to follow in their footsteps.
Her professional goals and long-range ambitions may be vague and difficult for Carly Pope to define for quite a long time. This is partly due to the fact that they are not very conventional, concrete, or worldly. Carly is apt to have more of a spiritual vocation or calling. Healing, counseling, the ministry, music, art - or some combination thereof - may well be part of her role in life. On the other hand, Carly Pope may simply be confused and seemingly not ambitious at all in the professional realm.
Her decisions are based on the demands of the situation and she is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, Carly Pope may have inner conflicts between her professional personal lives.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Sextile Uranus
MC Conjunct Mercury
Pluto Square MC
Uranus Trine MC
Saturn Sextile MC
Neptune Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Mars