drive and ambition
Paul Bern 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. Paul Bern 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 and 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. Paul Bern 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. Paul Bern 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.
Bern is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a healthy dose of fireworks in his personal relationships. Paul Bern can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Paul will join forces with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
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, Paul Bern is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Paul accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Paul Bern always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Paul Bern feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Bern likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Bern overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Paul Bern relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Paul Bern tends to be on the defensive and fears rejection in love relationships. There could be a violent streak in Bern and he is inclined to be rather jealous. Because of his strong sense of duty Paul may also sacrifice his own happiness for others.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Paul Bern feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Paul possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Paul Bern should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how Paul Bern goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Bern's motto.
His profession could involve physical strength and prowess, such as athletics, fire fighting, law enforcement or the military. Paul Bern would never be happy in a quiet, sit-down job. Vigorous competition and strenuous work are undoubtedly key components of what Paul Bern does as well as of how he achieves his long-range goals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 7th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Venus/Saturn
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
Mars Sextile MC