mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Quincy has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Quincy Jones never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Quincy Jones uses his mind to organize, classify and bring order to his environment. He is interested in refining his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Jones is highly likely to be engaged in organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications.
Quincy Jones tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Jones finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Quincy Jones is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
Even though Jones can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Quincy could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Quincy Jones may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Jones' thinking.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Quincy Jones, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Quincy also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Quincy Jones should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Quincy Jones has a basic need to reform and is constantly looking for change in hopes that it will lead him to a life that is more exciting. Jones may not always be tactful and his ideas and opinions sometimes are likely to be strongly challenged by others.
Quincy Jones has a lot of imagination and fantasies and is able to control his inner visions by common sense. Quincy has creative and artistic talents, but is inclined to underestimate his skill. Quincy Jones could be attracted to art, music, singing or dancing.
He is willing to grow and gather experience through his relationships with others. Jones gives and receives good suggestions or stimulating ideas and tends to cultivate an intense exchange of thoughts. Quincy Jones has a need for social contact and entertainment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 6th house
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Asc.