Isambard Kingdom Brunel
drive and ambition
Isambard Kingdom Brunel has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Isambard tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Isambard Kingdom Brunel feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Isambard Kingdom Brunel is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Isambard Kingdom Brunel needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Brunel can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Isambard Kingdom Brunel enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. He is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Brunel can be very convincing about his point of view, but he is prone to a "hard-sell" approach that sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is an apt venue for Isambard's aggressive intellect.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Isambard Kingdom Brunel is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Isambard accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Isambard Kingdom Brunel always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Isambard Kingdom Brunel feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Brunel likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Brunel overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Isambard Kingdom Brunel relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
His competitive drive and lofty ambitions (commented upon earlier) feed on either intense spiritual idealism or a rather inflated, grandiose idea of what Isambard Kingdom Brunel can actually accomplish. His energy level is apt to fluctuate from being very high, as noted earlier, to rather low, as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
Brunel dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Isambard Kingdom Brunel prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Brunel finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Isambard Kingdom Brunel has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
He is likely to play a role of great responsibility in his life and Isambard Kingdom Brunel takes his tasks very seriously, which places considerable burden on him as a result. He may have been unusually ambitious or mature at a tender age. Isambard Kingdom Brunel progresses and attains his aspirations through dedication and perseverance, rather than fortune.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Neptune
Mars Trine Neptune
MC Conjunct Saturn