drive and ambition
Sasportas is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Howard Sasportas has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Howard finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Howard Sasportas always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Howard Sasportas plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Howard loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Howard Sasportas tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Howard is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Howard Sasportas becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Sasportas is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a lot of fireworks in his personal relationships. Howard Sasportas can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Howard will join with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
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 Howard Sasportas achieves his aims in life. Howard exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what he desires. He meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. Howard Sasportas 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. Howard 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 Sasportas. However, Howard Sasportas has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Howard Sasportas finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Howard has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Howard Sasportas may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Sasportas' middle name! Howard Sasportas needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Howard likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
When Howard Sasportas wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Howard gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Howard Sasportas insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Sasportas often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Sasportas can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Howard Sasportas has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Sasportas can also become a compulsive workaholic.
Howard Sasportas has a good team-spirit and intensely works together with his colleagues. He may join an organization or association that fights for upholding common issues and principles. Sasportas is likely to accomplish more as a team.
Maybe the most important factor in Howard's choice of career and his success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to Howard Sasportas, and he would not sacrifice his family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Howard Sasportas has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any aspirations he has for accomplishment.
Sasportas is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on his way to gaining his objectives. Howard Sasportas could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
Gaining his professional objectives or advancing in his career often requires considerable sacrifice on Howard's part. Specifically, Howard Sasportas often feels that he must deny or at least compromise some very essential aspect of his in order to succeed professionally, protect his reputation, or what have you - and this is something Sasportas may or may not be willing to do. Pure, unrestrained self-expression may well be more important to him than "going places" in a worldly sense. This is not to say Howard Sasportas will not progress or succeed, only that he will do it on his own terms.
Sasportas' profession may be unusual, very innovative and progressive, or outside the "mainstream", providing alternative services or products. A certain uneven, erratic quality characterizes Howard's career and rise in the professional arena. Sudden changes of fortune, unexpected upsets, and twists of fate are likely.
He is a bit restless and always seems to be in motion. Howard Sasportas probably had the desire to go his own way early in life, wanting to learn from his own mistakes and experiences. His plans for the future are far-reaching and Howard Sasportas may choose an unusual career.
A big dreamer, Howard Sasportas loves comfort and is likely to promote human welfare. But Sasportas could be somewhat of a fortune-hunter, likes to speculate, and has a tendency to squander his money. Howard Sasportas is always hopeful and does not take life too seriously.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 7th house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Opposition N. Node/MC
Moon Opposition MC
Mars Square MC
Sun Quincunx MC
Uranus Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Sun/Uranus
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune