drive and ambition
He is serious about his ambitions, and disciplined, dedicated, and tenacious in pursuing his objectives. His drive and energy are directed toward practical material accomplishment and achieving concrete results. Kirk Douglas also strives to be in a position of authority and social influence; he enjoys being the person who is in command.
Kirk Douglas is hard-working and capable of foregoing immediate comfort in order to achieve his long-range goals. Douglas can easily become a workaholic and is very responsible and conscientious about doing a thorough job.
Realistic and pragmatic, he is an excellent strategist. Kirk Douglas attains success by formulating a conservative and workable plan and following through with it. He is not a gambler when it comes to attaining his goals; Douglas depends on his own efforts and perseverance rather than good fortune. Kirk Douglas has a natural shrewdness and instinct for business or organizational management.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Kirk Douglas can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Kirk, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Kirk Douglas has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner, and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for Kirk Douglas to work on building up his physical energy. Kirk needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more of than average), and especially avoid activities and people that dissipate and waste his time.
He is highly ambitious and will drive himself (and others) mercilessly when he wants to achieve something. Competition can become a deadly serious and rather ugly thing with Kirk Douglas, as if his very life depended upon winning or conquering. His relationships with men may be especially fraught with conflicts and power struggle. Kirk Douglas is capable of tremendous effort, but he must beware of burning himself out.
Eccentric, individualistic and very excitable, Kirk Douglas can create a stir wherever he goes. If he is not careful, Douglas could often find himself involved in quarrels or even violent assaults. To avoid trouble, it would be wise for Kirk Douglas to learn to deal with others without anger.
Discipline, concentration, a realistic sense of what is attainable, and steady dedication to achieving his ambitions are the keys to Kirk's progress. Kirk Douglas is apt to move slowly but constantly in the direction of his goals, and solid achievement is the outcome of this conservative approach.
Kirk wants very much to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to attain his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity, or stature may make Kirk Douglas do things that put him in a dubious situation with his superiors.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Capricorn
Mars in 11th house
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Opposition Pluto
Mars Conjunct Uranus/MC
Saturn Trine MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC