drive and ambition
Louis Leakey is extremely strong-willed and he pursues his goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. He is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and he is very difficult to influence or sway once his mind is made up. When Louis Leakey wants something, Leakey can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. He is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why he feels as strongly and deeply as he does.
He also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal his aims and intentions, and the intensity of his will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Leakey is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Louis Leakey often manipulates or forces his will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. He is not interested in confrontation but he is a formidable foe if he encounters opposition or aggression. Louis is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Louis. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Louis Leakey lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Leakey can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Louis Leakey denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Louis Leakey works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Louis is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Louis Leakey feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Louis Leakey, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Louis works best in solitude.
Leakey dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Louis Leakey prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Leakey finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Louis Leakey has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
Maybe the most important factor in Louis' choice of career and his success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to Louis Leakey, and he would not sacrifice his family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Louis Leakey has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any aspirations he has for accomplishment.
He may have to overcome some significant handicap from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. Louis Leakey may appear un-ambitious, but he is apt to simply be playing his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make Louis Leakey an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to give himself the support and help which was lacking.
Leakey is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on his way to gaining his objectives. Louis Leakey could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
His self-control is well developed and Louis Leakey is patient, cautious and responsible. Leakey knows that success comes with hard work and is willing to do his share. Louis likes to be by himself and to do his own thing, but at times he may also feel lonely and deserted.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 12th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Trine Neptune
Moon Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
Mars Square MC
MC Opposition Moon/Saturn