drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Carole Lombard often feels that if she wants something done right she must do it herself, for others do not do as thorough a job as she does. Doing a task well is very important to her, and she may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Carole Lombard strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Carole Lombard can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that she will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that her efforts will simply not be good enough. She is usually modest and realistic in assessing what she can accomplish and, if anything, Carole Lombard underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Lombard does apply herself diligently in a given area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she masters skills and develops expertise.
Carole Lombard conserves her energy and paces herself so that she does not waste or diffuse her efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit her opportunities. In short, Lombard may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Lombard is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and she seems to need a lot of fireworks in her personal relationships. Carole Lombard can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Carole will join with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Carole Lombard 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. Carole Lombard 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 Lombard 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 to erupt. Carole Lombard has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if she uses her energies for constructive purposes.
In her professional life Carole Lombard is apt to have a great deal of recognition and success. Early on in her career, important and influential people in her field are apt to notice Carole and help her along. At some point, she herself is apt to be quite an influential person - at least in her chosen line of endeavor. Carole Lombard is headed for a leadership role.
Her decisions are based on the demands of the situation and she is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, Carole Lombard may have inner conflicts between her professional personal lives.
Although Carole Lombard vigorously pursues her own interests, she can work together with others just as energetically. She is a fighter, a good colleague and a comrade in arms. Very active in the career world, Carole stands up for work and is willing to fight for it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 7th house
Mars Square Pluto
Sun Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Mars
MC Conjunct Mars/Asc.