drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. John Leslie often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. John Leslie strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, John Leslie can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, John Leslie underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Leslie does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
John Leslie conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Leslie may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
He is likely to be known for his drive, energy, ambition and competitive spirit. He is likely to espouse a career based on his ability to take initiative, be a leader, or excel in physical strength and prowess. John Leslie most definitely wants to be a winner and will work hard to achieve it.
His ambitions and long-range goals in life are apt to be personal, subjective and related to inner development or inner satisfaction. The recognition of others or significant accomplishments in material or public terms are quite secondary to John.
A great deal of Leslie's energy, attention, and fulfillment may be somehow related to his home, family or heritage.
His ambition and/or role in life involve communication, conveying messages, writing or speaking, languages, or being an intermediary. Sometimes John Leslie may feel that he has to work harder than others to get the word out or receive public recognition. "Work smarter, not harder" should be his motto.
John Leslie may have to overcome some significant handicaps from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. John may appear to lack ambition, but he may simply be keeping his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy stemming from early disappointments may make John Leslie an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to seek the support and help he requires.
John Leslie seems to lack confidence in himself and worries about being compromised or exposed. He may feel that he is unable to defend himself and tends to withdraw from close relationships. It is more important to John to do the right thing than to be popular.
He is strongly attached to his home and family, and harmony in his surroundings and relationships is important to him. John Leslie has a good sense of team work and a strong desire to feel complete oneness with people around him.
John has the ability to concentrate, but is inclined to be wrapped up entirely in his own ideas. Although he has a tendency to think too much, John Leslie thinks out the consequences of his actions ahead of time and derives the necessary lessons from his experiences.
John Leslie strives to be at one with others, but somehow is not able to synchronize his feelings or viewpoints with theirs. Feeling disappointed, John may prefer a life of seclusion, away from other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 10th house
Sun Opposition MC
Mercury Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
MC Opposition Sun/Saturn
MC Conjunct Moon/N. Node
MC Opposition Mercury/Saturn
MC Conjunct Neptune/N. Node