Henry Steel Olcott
drive and ambition
Once Henry Steel Olcott sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Olcott pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, Henry 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 Henry Steel Olcott to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. Henry Steel Olcott has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Olcott 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. Henry Steel Olcott 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. Henry'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. Henry Steel Olcott also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
Olcott is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a healthy dose of fireworks in his personal relationships. Henry Steel Olcott can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Henry will join forces with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Henry Steel Olcott has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Henry Steel Olcott will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Henry and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Olcott chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Henry Steel Olcott likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Exercising self-control could be quite difficult for Henry Steel Olcott and he may often become involved in quarrels. Some of these disputes could end in violent behavior, if he is not careful. Being with others seems to put Henry in a constant state of excitement.
Henry Steel Olcott needs to have a strong spiritual base to his life in order to achieve anything in concrete, objective terms. In other words, fulfilling any ambitions he has for himself will depend upon whether or not Olcott feels connected to a higher source. Clarifying his own role or direction in life may take Henry Steel Olcott some time, so he is likely to be a "late bloomer" when it comes to external manifestations and success in material terms.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Henry Steel Olcott 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.
Olcott may enjoy a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Henry Steel Olcott and opportunities abound. He may have more offers than he can follow up on. This is mostly due to his positive and generous attitude. Henry's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 7th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Neptune Opposition MC
Moon Square MC
Jupiter Trine MC