drive and ambition
Once John Derek sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Derek pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, John labors patiently and steadfastly until he achieves what he wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. He is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and he often shoulders more of the workload than his co-workers, usually without complaint. He often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. He prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to his success because once he gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for John Derek to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. John Derek has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Derek gets going; but once he gets a momentum going, his energy level is strong and steady.
He is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. John Derek needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for his efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what he does. John's stamina and persistence are his greatest assets, but they can also work against him; he can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. John Derek also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
Derek plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. John Derek takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
Derek dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with John Derek under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Derek get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
John has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to John's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes John Derek pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. John Derek has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Optimistic and adaptable, John Derek knows how to take advantage of opportunities and may find and apply unconventional methods to the solution of problems. John likes variety and change and has a very good understanding of things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 5th house
Saturn Trine Pluto
Mars Trine MC
MC Opposition Jupiter/Uranus