drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Leslie sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Leslie Howard tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Howard. Leslie Howard often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Leslie Howard has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Leslie likes to match wits with others.
Howard often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Leslie Howard uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
He is a team player and collaborates well with others who share his goals, ideals and intentions. Leslie Howard can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a common goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Leslie, and he could be a leader, coach or director of any group endeavor.
Leslie Howard has a very active and fertile imagination and Howard's ambitions are never strictly mundane, practical and concrete. Leslie Howard has a strong desire to act out his fantasies, dreams, visions and ideals. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Howard can express himself imaginatively are ideally suited to him. Ordinary life seems drab and uninteresting to Howard, and he needs to have some lofty dream or something grander than his own narrow personal interests to live for. Sometimes Howard may be confused about exactly how and where to direct his energy and he often drifts along rather than making clear decisions about what he wants. Leslie Howard has a passive side and at times lacks the will power, physical energy, strength and fighting spirit to achieve his aims.
When Leslie Howard wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Leslie gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Leslie Howard insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Howard often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Howard can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Leslie Howard has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Howard can also become a compulsive workaholic.
He is very sensitive to the inner qualities of sincerity, honesty, integrity and good will. Leslie Howard notices these qualities (or the lack thereof) more quickly than others and brings them up frequently. He is philosophical about life and very perceptive, but may have an exaggerated sense of his own wisdom and depth of understanding of religious, metaphysical, artistic, or intuitive subjects.
Howard dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Leslie Howard under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Howard get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 11th house
Mars Conjunct Neptune
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Trine Neptune
Saturn Trine Pluto