drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Dick Powell often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Dick Powell strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Dick Powell can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Dick Powell underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Powell does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Dick Powell conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Powell may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Dick Powell encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Dick has been too rash or intent on satisfying his own will regardless of the impact on others. Dick Powell is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Powell.
Intensely restless, dynamic and energetic, he is always on the go. When Dick Powell wants something, he wants it NOW, and he acts decisively and impulsively, albeit sometimes hastily and prematurely. Impatient, high-strung, and often nervous and tense, Dick finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself or relax. He is fiercely individualistic and independent, self-willed and intolerant of restraints and restrictions imposed by others. Dick Powell has a reckless disregard for authority and can be extremely rebellious. Cooperating with others is not Powell's strong point! He is often brutally frank and abrupt with people, and can be quite impersonal when he is pursuing a desired goal. He may demonstrate an explosive temper when his will is blocked. Dick Powell has a superabundance of energy and he needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own style and at his own pace.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Dick Powell feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Dick possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Dick Powell should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how Dick Powell goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Powell's motto.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Dick Powell may feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do in order to progress versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
His profession could involve physical strength and prowess, such as athletics, fire fighting, law enforcement or the military. Dick Powell would never be happy in a quiet, sit-down job. Vigorous competition and strenuous work are undoubtedly key components of what Dick Powell does as well as of how he achieves his long-range goals.
Dick very much wants to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to achieve his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity or stature may make Dick Powell do things that put him in a dubious position vis-à-vis his superiors.
Powell may well have an unusual destiny or pivotal role to play in a drama that involves much more than his own personal ambitions and professional aims. This could involve uncovering secrets, bringing deception, cruelty, or injustice to light, or making fundamental changes in a given field. Dick's work may also involve life and death issues, crises and emergencies. Somewhere along the way, fate may force Powell's hand - and it may require some self-sacrifice on his part. On the other hand, his real work may be rather subtle - a quiet transformation of a particular area or field. Dick Powell is destined for in-depth work.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Uranus
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
Moon Square MC
Mars Sextile MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC
Pluto Quincunx MC