drive and ambition
Gwen Verdon has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Gwen tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. She absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what she wants. Gwen Verdon feels that it is up to her to take the initiative and she pursues her goal or desire very aggressively.
She is also self-reliant, in that she does not depend on others to do things for her or help her along, and Gwen Verdon is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to her. She is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when she is pursuing something she wants. She is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Gwen Verdon needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain her interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, she is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. She has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put her own twist to things. Verdon can discover, invent and initiate new things, but she is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
She is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Gwen Verdon will forge ahead with her plans regardless of the reservations of others. In fact, Verdon often feels other people get in her way and she prefers to work on her own. Gwen is active, assertive and rather competitive as well.
Verdon frequently meets a tremendous amount of resistance whenever she wants to assert herself in a decisive way or do something just for herself. This resistance stems from within (in the form of self-doubt, fear, or a heavy sense of responsibility toward others), as well as from practical and circumstantial limitations. Especially when initiating a project or acting independently, Gwen Verdon may tell herself that she is not really prepared, or that she is not good enough (yet), and she puts a lot of pressure on herself. Despite the obstacles, setbacks or lack of support she encounters, Gwen Verdon can accomplish a great deal with patience and perseverance. However, she is apt to aim too low and not realize how much she is truly capable of.
Gwen Verdon should try to recognize that she does not have to justify her existence or prove her worth through her accomplishments.
Gwen Verdon 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. Gwen Verdon 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 Verdon 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. Gwen Verdon has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if she uses her energies for constructive purposes.
Verdon dedicates herself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find her approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Gwen Verdon under the difficult circumstances that she is willing to tolerate. Her determination and capacity for self-denial often help Verdon get through the rough spots and achieve the goal she is aiming for.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in her career, as well as how Gwen Verdon goes about achieving her goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Verdon's motto.
Verdon achieves her objectives and ambitions in life through her personal charm, attractiveness and ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Gwen Verdon. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area she can flourish in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Gwen Verdon to her downfall.
Gwen Verdon has a spiritual gift or vocation that colors her personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of her role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or imagery, visualization or imagination may all be aspects of Gwen's endeavor in the world.
Her decisions are based on the demands of the situation and she is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, Gwen Verdon may experience inner conflicts between her professional and personal lives.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 1st house
Mars Quincunx Saturn
Mars Square Pluto
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Venus
Neptune Trine MC
MC Opposition Moon/Mars