approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Oscar's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Oscar Hammerstein comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Oscar Hammerstein - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Oscar Hammerstein" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Oscar a little better. This page describes the disguise Hammerstein wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, Oscar Hammerstein will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Oscar has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Oscar Hammerstein very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Hammerstein is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Oscar Hammerstein will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Hammerstein's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. Oscar Hammerstein appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Hammerstein is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Oscar possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Oscar Hammerstein - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Oscar Hammerstein does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Oscar.
Others see Oscar Hammerstein as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Hammerstein shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Oscar Hammerstein usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Oscar Hammerstein has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Oscar Hammerstein often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
Oscar Hammerstein has a rather generous, open, broad-minded demeanor, and he likes to do things in a big way. If he does this primarily to impress others, Oscar will find that many people prefer to avoid him. Even without meaning to, Hammerstein can seem a bit arrogant or preachy.
There is an air of universal sympathy, gentleness, and nonjudgmental acceptance about Oscar Hammerstein which draws people in need to him. Because he has a good deal of intuitive insight or psychic perceptiveness, Oscar is able to say or do just the right thing for them. Oscar Hammerstein needs to beware of fostering dependency in those people, however.
There is a certain intensity, charisma, or compelling attractiveness about Oscar Hammerstein that may have little to do with his physical features. It is energy, a subtle sexuality that he emanates. Also, Hammerstein tends to do everything wholeheartedly and with passion, which is quite fascinating to other people. His instincts and psychological perceptions about others are quite incisive.
He is assertive and bold. Oscar Hammerstein is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Oscar generally gets along better with men than with women because his approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. He can be a bit too forceful. However, Oscar Hammerstein's boldness is his calling card, and most people feels that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
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