drive and ambition
Taylor is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. James Taylor has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. James finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; James Taylor always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. James Taylor plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. James loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. James Taylor tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, James is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, James Taylor becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for James. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, James Taylor lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Taylor can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, James Taylor denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
He is very serious about attaining his goals and feels that keeping his nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. It is by working hard, keeping up his efforts and focusing on a single objective that James Taylor achieves his aims in life. James exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what he desires. He meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. James Taylor feels that he must rely on himself alone and that he must shoulder all of the responsibility. He can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much of himself and others. James often holds himself back, doubting his own power and ability. He may feel that he meets great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative, which is very frustrating to Taylor. However, James Taylor has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when James Taylor finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, James has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, James Taylor may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Taylor's middle name! James Taylor needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. James likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
When James Taylor wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. James gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, James Taylor insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Taylor often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Taylor can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. James Taylor has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Taylor can also become a compulsive workaholic.
He is optimistic, generous and enterprising, and has an enthusiastic outlook. James Taylor has a strong desire to make something of him and is likely to be successful. Almost any initiative that Taylor takes will probably work out as he wants it to.
James Taylor has a spiritual gift or vocation that colors his personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of his role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or imagery, visualization or imagination may all be aspects of James' endeavor in the world.
James Taylor's profession is likely to involve children, women, consulting or nourishing, or he is likely to use his nurturing, emotional, childlike qualities to appeal to the public in some way. James Taylor does well in any business that involves responding to people's emotional needs and tastes.
James has an aptitude for detective or research work, or any field that involves digging beneath the surface for the hidden elements. An interest in psychology, hypnosis and subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, James Taylor is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Opposition Moon/Jupiter
Neptune Trine MC
Moon Sextile MC
Pluto Sextile MC