drive and ambition
Stravinsky is proud and ambitious, and he strives to excel, to stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Igor Stravinsky has a very strong ego drive and likes to be Number One. Igor finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Igor Stravinsky always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined, and highly competitive. Igor Stravinsky plays hard, he plays to win, and he does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Igor loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Igor Stravinsky tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his belief in himself, Igor is able to accomplish much, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Igor Stravinsky becomes self-conscious, defensive, and rather belligerent.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Igor Stravinsky can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Igor, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Stravinsky works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives, persevering and continuing on in spite of difficulties and discouragement. Concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Igor is able to accomplish much, but he often feels that the way is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone, that it is all on his shoulders.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard task master, expecting far too much of his. He also tends to hold himself back, to doubt his own power and ability. Igor Stravinsky feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Igor Stravinsky, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Igor works best in solitude.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Igor and he must have something that stirs his imagination, some vision or ideal or dream to motivate him. Igor Stravinsky has a strong urge to act out his fantasies or to live his dream, and he will act upon things that others only talk or dream about. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Stravinsky can express himself imaginatively are excellent for him.
Work that serves only his own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Igor Stravinsky. He may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me-first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. He also tends to either overestimate or underestimate his own power and abilities.
He makes no effort to hide his feelings and therefore gives others the impression of being moody. Home and family oriented, Igor Stravinsky has strong relationships with his relatives. Igor wants to be in first place and is not afraid to let his voice be heard.
Others may find Igor Stravinsky a bit strange and conditions in his immediate surroundings may not be as harmonious as Stravinsky would like them to be. Not very assertive about protecting his interests, he could attract people who will take advantage of him.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Igor Stravinsky feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Igor possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Igor Stravinsky should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
His profession could involve physical strength and prowess, such as athletics, fire fighting, law enforcement, or the military. Igor Stravinsky would never be happy in a quiet, sit-down job. Vigorous competition and strenuous work are undoubtedly key components of both what Igor Stravinsky does and how he achieves his long-range goals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 11th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Square Neptune
Mars Conjunct Moon/Asc.
Mars Opposition Neptune/N. Node
MC Conjunct Sun
Mars Sextile MC