Inside, he is quite different from what his freewheeling, confident, playful demeanor (mentioned in the previous chapter) would suggest. Although Hawkes likes to theorize and speculate and dream big dreams, he is basically clearheaded and practical. However, John Hawkes also worries and frets a great deal, although others may not know this from his jovial demeanor.
At heart John Hawkes is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. John Hawkes has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Hawkes can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in his work and he takes pride in a job well done. What he may lack in self-confidence John Hawkes often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. He is adept at using his hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are his forte. Some would say he is a little too meticulous, for Hawkes can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as he thinks it should be, and he worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. John Hawkes likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Hawkes. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Hawkes can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in his environment or within himself, Hawkes tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. He is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in his self-assessment and often does not give himself enough praise or credit.
He is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about his diet, hygiene, and health habits. John has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. His tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. He is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Hawkes can sometimes be difficult to live with because of his fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though John Hawkes seems rather cool and self-contained, he is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. He is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. He is quietly devoted to the ones he cares for.
He is cautious, realistic and practical in his approach to life and disinclined to gamble. John Hawkes analyzes before he acts. He is sometimes too serious. If Hawkes allowed himself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to his health!
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Hawkes. John Hawkes has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. John Hawkes may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
John Hawkes tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. John Hawkes has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Both sensitive and sensuous, John blends charm and energy. John Hawkes has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. He may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to John, and his romantic relationships are passionate.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. John Hawkes has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
His vitality is very strong and he is likely to be a workaholic. If John Hawkes is not careful, he may work so hard that he becomes exhausted, leaving himself open to physical breakdown. John Hawkes also has a strong drive to win and to dominate others.
John Hawkes tends to impose his will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand he may also be imposed upon by others. John feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Pluto/N. Node