drive and ambition
Once David Blunkett sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Blunkett pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, David labors patiently and steadfastly until he achieves what he wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. He is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and he often shoulders more of the workload than his co-workers, usually without complaint. He often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. He prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to his success because once he gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for David Blunkett to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. David Blunkett has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Blunkett gets going; but once he gets a momentum going, his energy level is strong and steady.
He is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. David Blunkett needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for his efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what he does. David's stamina and persistence are his greatest assets, but they can also work against him; he can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. David Blunkett also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. David Blunkett can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for David, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
David Blunkett has a powerful will and when he wants something, he pursues it passionately and relentlessly until he achieves it. He may be so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. David Blunkett often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard he must work for it. His forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often Blunkett does not reveal his real aims and intentions to others until they cross him. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely to erupt. David Blunkett has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if he uses his energies for constructive purposes.
Blunkett is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in David's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable David Blunkett to evolve and to work through his challenges.
David Blunkett tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Blunkett has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. David Blunkett also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Blunkett's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, David Blunkett is apt to be ahead of his time in many respects.
He is very adaptable, and because of his tactful, obliging and cordial manner, others like being around him. David Blunkett loves to be involved with associations or societies in the pursuit of common interests.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 11th house
Mars Square Pluto
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Venus Square MC
Uranus Trine MC
MC Opposition Jupiter/N. Node