drive and ambition
He is aspiring, enterprising, and forever following some bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potentials. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Ian Thorpe aims high and is not content simply with a quiet, secure existence. Ian likes to stretch his limits, to see how far he can go, and to take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Thorpe is flexible and he bounces back from disappointment rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Ian Thorpe to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Ian Thorpe sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Ian Thorpe simply must develop commitment, perseverance, and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals a concrete reality. Too often Ian Thorpe falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
He also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Ian's energy.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Ian Thorpe can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Ian, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Ian Thorpe feels benevolent and well disposed to his friends and acquaintances and he finds pleasant cooperation with them. Thorpe displays an attitude of supportive kindness to the people around him and may also have a strong desire to live in a beautiful home.
Thorpe is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in Ian's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable Ian Thorpe to evolve and to work through his challenges.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how Ian Thorpe goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Thorpe's motto.
He is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer Ian Thorpe a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not his cup of tea. Ian may make his living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and he is happiest when he can create a place in the world for his unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for Ian Thorpe to try to fit himself into a ready-made mold.
He is kind-hearted, social-minded and very popular. Thorpe knows what he wants and has the necessary confidence to succeed. Future oriented, Ian Thorpe lives in the joy of expectation. He is satisfied with himself, is honest and always ready to lend a helping hand.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.
Saturn Sextile Neptune
MC Conjunct Mercury
Uranus Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Jupiter