drive and ambition
Anthony is proud and ambitious, and he strives to excel, to stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Marc Anthony has a very strong ego drive and likes to be Number One. Marc finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Marc Anthony always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined, and highly competitive. Marc Anthony plays hard, he plays to win, and he does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Marc loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Marc Anthony tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his belief in himself, Marc is able to accomplish much, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Marc Anthony becomes self-conscious, defensive, and rather belligerent.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Marc Anthony is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and force to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Anthony gets so involved and identified with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
Marc Anthony possesses the gifts of endurance and perseverance, the willingness to work hard and seriously to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Marc Anthony will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline is natural to Marc and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Anthony chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly way. Marc Anthony likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels his best work is done when he is alone.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Marc and he must have something that stirs his imagination, some vision or ideal or dream to motivate him. Marc Anthony has a strong urge to act out his fantasies or to live his dream, and he will act upon things that others only talk or dream about. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Anthony can express himself imaginatively are excellent for him.
Work that serves only his own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Marc Anthony. He may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me-first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. He also tends to either overestimate or underestimate his own power and abilities.
His profession is apt to be related to children, women, consulting, nourishing, or to the use of his nurturing, emotional, childlike qualities in appealing to the public in some way. Marc Anthony does well in any business that involves responding to people's emotional needs and tastes.
Marc Anthony has a clear view of his aim in life and plans a course of action very thoroughly and decisively. He pursues his objectives with great assurance, gladly accepts responsibility, and he loves to work because Anthony likes what he does.
Self-confident and very ambitious, Marc Anthony has unusual abilities to advance himself. He is very career-oriented and inclined to concentrate all of his energies towards his career. Marc Anthony likes to be in control of everything and is likely to achieve recognition.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 9th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Square Neptune
Moon Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mars
MC Conjunct Mars/Pluto