drive and ambition
Mankiewicz is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Joseph Mankiewicz aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Joseph likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Mankiewicz is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Joseph Mankiewicz to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Joseph Mankiewicz sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Joseph Mankiewicz simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Joseph Mankiewicz falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Joseph Mankiewicz also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Joseph's energy.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Joseph Mankiewicz will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Mankiewicz often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Joseph is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
He is highly ambitious and will drive himself (and others) mercilessly when he wants to achieve something. Competition can become deadly serious and rather ugly where Mankiewicz is concerned, as if his very life depended on winning or conquering. His relationships with men may be especially fraught with conflict and power struggles. He is capable of tremendous effort but Joseph Mankiewicz must beware of burnout.
Joseph Mankiewicz tends to feel lonely and cut off from people. Feeling defenseless and lacking initiative, he has a tendency to give up too easily. Because of his inner conflicts, Mankiewicz may have to deal with depression a lot and may acquire a certain fear of the future.
He is rebellious and confident that he can do his own thing and still be accepted by the world around him. Because he is a freedom-lover, Joseph Mankiewicz may find it difficult to relate to others and most of his relationships are likely to be very challenging.
Joseph has noble aspirations and grand plans for himself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy, and an interest in social betterment, Joseph Mankiewicz is apt to be quite successful and influential in his community. He is suited to large, expansive enterprises and dealing with wealth.
To achieve his ambitions and long-range goals will require much stamina and self-reliance as well as a clearly defined strategy. Numerous setbacks, obstructions or delays can also be expected. A father figure, mentor, or authority in Mankiewicz's life may withdraw support at a crucial time. However, this will not stop Joseph Mankiewicz and may ultimately be a blessing in disguise.
He is refined and sensitive and likely to have subconscious insights or hunches. Very intuitive, the feelings Mankiewicz gets about things probably will be accurate. He is also creative and inspirational and could do well in some artistic field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 1st house
Mars Opposition Pluto
Mars Opposition Saturn/MC
Mars Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
MC Conjunct Jupiter
Saturn Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Neptune