drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. John Gilbert 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 Gilbert strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, John Gilbert 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 Gilbert underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Gilbert does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
John Gilbert 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, Gilbert may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, John Gilbert enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. He is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Gilbert can be very convincing about his point of view, but he is prone to a "hard-sell" approach which sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is a good avenue for John's aggressive intellect.
John Gilbert works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, John is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. John Gilbert feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for John Gilbert, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. John works best in solitude.
John Gilbert has a powerful will and when he wants something, he pursues it passionately and relentlessly until he achieves it. He may be so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. John Gilbert often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard he must work for it. His forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often Gilbert does not reveal his real aims and intentions to others until they cross him. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely to erupt. John Gilbert has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if he uses his energies for constructive purposes.
John Gilbert feels benevolent and well disposed to his friends and acquaintances and he finds pleasant cooperation with them. Gilbert displays an attitude of supportive kindness to the people around him and may also have a strong desire to live in a beautiful home.
He is very inspirational, but may lack the energy to put his ideas into action. John Gilbert is inclined to feel tired a lot and may not have enough push to follow through. Gilbert can be rebellious at times, but he knows his limits.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. John Gilbert is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Fluidity of speech and thought, and using intellectual gifts or communicative skills to achieve his ambitions in life are featured. Convincing, selling, persuading, reasoning, bringing ideas into public awareness are also part of Gilbert's professional life.
John 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 utilizing subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, John Gilbert is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
Gilbert can be rather antagonistic toward those in authority. Even without realizing it, he may convey this attitude and he may well be threatening to those in power. Thus, however well-meaning John Gilbert is, he may find his initiatives or projects meet with little favor. Working independently might be John's best option.
John Gilbert has a lot of energy and is determined and ambitious in the pursuit of his goals. But he has a tendency to change his aims or objectives frequently, is quite restless, and always ready and excited to start something new.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Square Pluto
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.
Mars Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
Moon Trine MC
Mercury Trine MC
Pluto Sextile MC
Mars Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Moon/Uranus