drive and ambition
Thalberg is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Irving Thalberg has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Irving finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Irving Thalberg always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Irving Thalberg plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Irving loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Irving Thalberg tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Irving is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Irving Thalberg becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for Irving. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Irving Thalberg lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Thalberg can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, Irving Thalberg denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Irving Thalberg 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, Irving Thalberg will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Irving and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Thalberg chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Irving Thalberg 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.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Thalberg is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they may seem. Irving Thalberg has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for a higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
Irving has courage and zest for life which can lead to great accomplishments. He uses his will-power constructively and is able to achieve something in life. Irving has the ability to advance his interests in almost any area.
He is able to see his objectives in life very clearly and wants to create his own good fortune. Quite energetic, Irving Thalberg may want to express himself creatively. Inviting good cooperation with others, he is likely to achieve much popularity.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Irving Thalberg feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Irving possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Irving Thalberg should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Irving has an extraordinary drive for power and influence in the world, which can be used for good or ill, for his own personal aggrandizement or for achieving a loftier aim.
Irving Thalberg could be a channel for healing, transforming or revivifying energies in society or in individuals. His work will involve bringing about deep, fundamental changes and shedding light on hidden, taboo, repressed or secret information and knowledge.
In order to achieve his ambitions in life Irving Thalberg may well feel that he must make a significant break from his personal past, especially the influences of his childhood environment, his family relationships, or familial traditions. Thalberg is liable to be the black sheep, or the one who left home and never really returned.
What Irving Thalberg wants to do in life may seem "off the wall" or "way out in left field" to some people.
He is very conscious of his purpose or objective in life and he is ambitious with a strong desire to succeed. His leadership ability is apparent to everyone and Irving Thalberg does not take a back seat to anyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Sextile Neptune
Mars Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/MC
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Pluto
Uranus Opposition MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Pluto