drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Donald Ballard 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. Donald Ballard strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Donald Ballard 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, Donald Ballard underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Ballard does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Donald Ballard 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, Ballard may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
It is not easy for Donald Ballard to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Ballard and one or more of his relations is likely. Donald Ballard likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Donald Ballard is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Donald accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Donald Ballard always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Donald Ballard feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Ballard likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Ballard overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Donald Ballard relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Donald Ballard has a strong tendency to flirt and he seeks excitement and stimulation through his love relationships. Donald has the ability to make himself interesting to people he meets and some of his relationships may have an unusual quality or may begin under unusual conditions.
His aspirations in life are apt to be quite unusual, extraordinary, or ahead of their time. Donald Ballard is a nonconformist, insistent on doing things his own way, and he will follow a zigzag course to the fulfillment of his ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of his life's plan. Donald Ballard simply cannot force himself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Donald Ballard really wants to leave his mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for his contributions, and he is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve his aims, though, Donald Ballard will have to compromise and "give" more than he may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in his life, may arise. To accomplish his goals, Donald may have to put aside some of his self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Donald Ballard may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on his own and fulfill his own destiny.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. Donald Ballard is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 4th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars Opposition Venus/Uranus
MC Conjunct Uranus
Sun Square MC
Moon Trine MC