Edward William Bok
drive and ambition
Edward William Bok seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Edward William Bok strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Edward William Bok achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Edward William Bok avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
Edward William Bok expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for Edward at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Bok can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, Edward William Bok can become fanatic about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
He is very serious about attaining his goals and feels that keeping his nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. It is by working hard, keeping up his efforts and focusing on a single objective that Edward William Bok achieves his aims in life. Edward exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what he desires. He meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. Edward William Bok feels that he must rely on himself alone and that he must shoulder all of the responsibility. He can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much of himself and others. Edward often holds himself back, doubting his own power and ability. He may feel that he meets great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative, which is very frustrating to Bok. However, Edward William Bok has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
He is intensely willful and can create trouble for himself by rather unconsciously forging ahead, without realizing that he is trampling over people. Sometimes, if Edward William Bok cannot get what he wants directly, he will try to dominate, manipulate, or seek power in a covert, subtle sort of way.
His self-expression tends to be limited and Edward William Bok feels that he has to learn everything the hard way. He may find it difficult to establish relationships with people and feels isolated and alone. Edward wants to break out of his seclusion, but feels that some barrier is holding him back.
He may find it difficult to communicate with others and has a tendency to quarrel. It is hard for Edward William Bok to express himself and his ideas and opinions may often be challenged by others. Because of frequent disagreements, Edward is likely to feel that his relationships are incompatible.
To achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Bok gets bored with work that is not challenging intellectually. Edward William Bok needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Edward needs to watch his words. His tongue or even his sense of humor can get Edward William Bok in trouble with superiors at times.
Bok's profession may be unusual, very innovative and progressive, or outside the "mainstream", providing alternative services or products. A certain uneven, erratic quality characterizes Edward's career and rise in the professional arena. Sudden changes of fortune, unexpected upsets, and twists of fate are likely.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 6th house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Mars Quincunx Pluto
Mars Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Saturn
Mercury Square MC
Uranus Quincunx MC