drive and ambition
Cohen is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Leonard Cohen has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Leonard finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Leonard Cohen always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Leonard Cohen plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Leonard loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Leonard Cohen tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Leonard is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Leonard Cohen becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Leonard Cohen can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Leonard, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Cohen impresses others with his strong individuality and his powerful personality. Leonard Cohen puts all of his energy into getting ahead and attaining his ambitions and feels no desire to demonstrate his abilities to anyone, but his work is likely to be noticed.
Leonard Cohen strives to be in the public eye and may live by the motto "work brings distinction". Leonard Cohen has a positive attitude towards his family and his career and is able to work independently as well as with his colleagues in successful team-work.
Leonard Cohen has a good balance between idealism, optimism, and vision for the future on one hand and a realistic sense of what can actually be achieved on the other hand. His judgment and business sense are usually quite good. Leonard possesses patience and the ability to accept limitation and frustration on the way to his goals.
Older, more experienced individuals or mentors are likely to play a significant and beneficial role in Leonard's life.
Leonard Cohen really wants to leave his mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for his contributions, and he is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve his aims, though, Leonard Cohen will have to compromise and "give" more than he may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in his life, may arise. To accomplish his goals, Leonard may have to put aside some of his self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Leonard Cohen may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on his own and fulfill his own destiny.
Cohen may seem to have a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Leonard Cohen and opportunities abound. He may have more offers than he can follow up on. Mostly this is due to a positive and generous attitude on his part. Leonard's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
He is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer Leonard Cohen a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not his cup of tea. Leonard may make his living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and he is happiest when he can create a place in the world for his unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for Leonard Cohen to try to fit himself into a ready-made mold.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 11th house
Mars Conjunct Sun/MC
Mars Conjunct Asc./MC
Jupiter Trine Saturn
Sun Square MC
Jupiter Trine MC
Uranus Sextile MC