drive and ambition
Once Marcello Abbado sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Abbado pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, Marcello labors patiently and steadfastly until he achieves what he wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. He is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and he often shoulders more of the workload than his co-workers, usually without complaint. He often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. He prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to his success because once he gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for Marcello Abbado to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. Marcello Abbado has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Abbado gets going; but once he gets a momentum going, his energy level is strong and steady.
He is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. Marcello Abbado needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for his efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what he does. Marcello's stamina and persistence are his greatest assets, but they can also work against him; he can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. Marcello Abbado also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
Marcello Abbado encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Marcello has been too rash or intent on satisfying his own will regardless of the impact on others. Marcello Abbado is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Abbado.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Marcello Abbado is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Marcello accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Marcello Abbado always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Marcello Abbado feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Abbado likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Abbado overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Marcello Abbado relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Although enterprising and proactive, Marcello Abbado is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Marcello Abbado struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is a constant uphill battle. He is also prone to suppressing his feelings - especially aggressive or angry ones. This could lead to chronic resentment and bitterness, which actually undermines Abbado's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Marcello Abbado is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Marcello Abbado seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Abbado will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
When Marcello Abbado wants something, he can be amazingly persistent and unrelenting - even a bit obsessed - although quiet about it. In fact Marcello may even hide his underlying intentions from friends. Whenever he does anything, he does so wholeheartedly and thoroughly - and if Marcello Abbado does not want to do something that others wish him to do, he will somehow find a way out of it. Abbado is strong, though subtle.
Exercising self-control could be quite difficult for Marcello Abbado and he may often become involved in quarrels. Some of these disputes could end in violent behavior, if he is not careful. Being with others seems to put Marcello in a constant state of excitement.
Marcello Abbado has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. He is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and he has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
Marcello has an extraordinary drive for power and influence in the world, which can be used for good or ill, for his own personal aggrandizement or for achieving a loftier aim.
Marcello Abbado could be a channel for healing, transforming or revivifying energies in society or in individuals. His work will involve bringing about deep, fundamental changes and shedding light on hidden, taboo, repressed or secret information and knowledge.
In order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Abbado gets bored with work that is not intellectually challenging. Marcello Abbado needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Marcello needs to watch his words. At time, his tongue or even sense of humor can get Marcello Abbado in trouble with superiors.
Discipline, concentration, a realistic sense of what is attainable and steady dedication to achieving his ambitions are the keys to Marcello's progress. Marcello Abbado is apt to move slowly but surely in the direction of his goals, and solid achievement is the outcome of this conservative approach.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation and new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Abbado's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and innovation, Marcello Abbado is likely to be ahead of his time in many respects.
His profession could involve physical strength and prowess, such as athletics, fire fighting, law enforcement or the military. Marcello Abbado would never be happy in a quiet, sit-down job. Vigorous competition and strenuous work are undoubtedly key components of what Marcello Abbado does as well as of how he achieves his long-range goals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars Sextile Pluto
Mars Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Saturn Trine Uranus
MC Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Square MC
Saturn Trine MC
Uranus Trine MC
Mars Sextile MC