Though Elkann may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Elkann yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Lapo Elkann instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Lapo does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Elkann since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Elkann will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Lapo Elkann, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Lapo Elkann invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Lapo Elkann seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Elkann perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Lapo Elkann appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Lapo Elkann fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Lapo. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Lapo Elkann also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Elkann dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Elkann. Lapo Elkann 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. Lapo Elkann may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Lapo Elkann feels that he has the support of his family or others in his environment for his creative efforts and personal goals, which enables him to act with confidence. He is able to satisfy both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. He is in harmony with himself and is therefore an effective individual.
Lapo has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Lapo Elkann tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, he never gives up on his hopes for the future. Elkann tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Lapo is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Lapo Elkann tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Lapo has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Trine Moon
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Pluto