Behind Welch's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Jack Welch often covers his vulnerability with a facade of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Jack Welch is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he allows only a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is very, very instinctive and intuitive. Jack Welch usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels as he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Jack Welch also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationships with someone he loves. When Jack Welch commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Jack merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Welch has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Certainly Jack will never forget the injury and he often harbors grievances and resentments for a long, long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Jack does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Welch can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Welch can also be very narrow: either he is 100% involved in something or else it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Jack Welch emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on being obsessive. Fierce pride, courage, and emotional strength are his in abundance.
Jack Welch loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Jack never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Jack Welch tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Welch. Jack Welch has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Jack Welch may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
He is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence, and cheerful generosity. His good will and friendliness win him many allies. Jack Welch also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Jack expects the best, and usually gets it.
Jack Welch has a deep belief in his own power and his ability to survive any change and to emerge victoriously from any difficulty. Jack has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive, even fanatical at times. Jack likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak, who avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Jack Welch has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
Jack Welch has a harmonious and graceful manner along with an appreciation of beautiful, perhaps even artistically furnished surroundings. Jack may be quite attractive and he is likely to make a favorable impression on everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Venus/Asc.