Olivia de Havilland
drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Olivia de Havilland often feels that if she wants something done right she must do it herself, for others do not do as thorough a job as she does. Doing a task well is very important to her, and she may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Olivia de Havilland strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Olivia de Havilland can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that she will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that her efforts will simply not be good enough. She is usually modest and realistic in assessing what she can accomplish and, if anything, Olivia de Havilland underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if de Havilland does apply herself diligently in a given area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she masters skills and develops expertise.
Olivia de Havilland conserves her energy and paces herself so that she does not waste or diffuse her efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit her opportunities. In short, de Havilland may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is very often difficult for Olivia. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Olivia de Havilland lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. Positively, de Havilland can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for herself.
However, Olivia de Havilland denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about her work, Olivia de Havilland accomplishes a great deal through her dedication. She 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 Olivia's success. However, Olivia de Havilland is humble about her accomplishments and contributions, and may thus not receive the recognition or recompense that she deserves.
Although she is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Olivia de Havilland finally loses patience she loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Olivia has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against Olivia de Havilland, especially when she needs to be working cooperatively as part of a team or in a partnership. When she is upset or fired up about something, Olivia often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, de Havilland tends to be accident prone.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in her career, as well as how Olivia de Havilland goes about achieving her goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is de Havilland's motto.
de Havilland is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on her way to gaining her objectives. Olivia de Havilland could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. She puts herself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be her downfall.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of her life's work. de Havilland's ambitions in life, as well as the way she achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, Olivia de Havilland is apt to be ahead of her time in many respects.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Quincunx Uranus
MC Conjunct Mercury
Mars Square MC
Uranus Trine MC