drive and ambition
Nelson Mandela seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational, and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Nelson Mandela strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants to, that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Nelson Mandela achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Nelson Mandela avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Nelson Mandela can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Nelson, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, Nelson Mandela accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks, or dry spells. This is often the key to Nelson's success. However, Nelson Mandela is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus not receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
Nelson Mandela puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Nelson Mandela learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
Nelson has an aptitude for detective or research work, or any field that involves digging beneath the surface for the hidden elements. An interest in psychology, hypnosis, and utilizing subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, Nelson Mandela is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
His heart is filled with love and Nelson Mandela feels emotionally fulfilled. Professionally, he may choose a career that enables him to portray a parental figure. Nelson likes to be the center of attraction and wants to be somebody. He likes people and gets along well with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 11th house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Pluto Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Venus