drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Richard Grieco often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Richard Grieco strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Richard Grieco can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Richard Grieco underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Grieco does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Richard Grieco conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Grieco may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Richard Grieco enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. He is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Grieco can be very convincing about his point of view, but he is prone to a "hard-sell" approach which sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is a good avenue for Richard's aggressive intellect.
Richard Grieco struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is a constant uphill battle. He is also prone to suppressing his feelings - especially aggressive or angry ones. This could lead to chronic resentment and bitterness, which actually undermines Grieco's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Richard Grieco is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Richard Grieco seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Grieco will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Richard Grieco finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Richard has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Dynamic, self-willed, and fiercely independent, he has extraordinary drive and energy. When Richard Grieco wants something, he wants it this very minute, and he acts quickly, impulsively and decisively. His impatience inclines Richard Grieco to be abrupt with people and reckless. He needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own way and does not happily conform to schedules, rules or regimes imposed by others. He is intolerant of authority and can be very rebellious. He is very frank with others, sometimes brutally so. Richard Grieco may have an explosive temper. High-strung and often nervous and tense, Richard finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself or relax. Richard Grieco is always on the go. He is restless, daring and experimental.
When Richard Grieco wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Richard gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Richard Grieco insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Grieco often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Grieco can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Richard Grieco has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Grieco can also become a compulsive workaholic.
His nature tends to be rather impatient and combative. Often subjected to circumstances beyond his control, Richard Grieco frequently feels frustrated and should avoid violent encounters and dangerous activities that could lead to accidents, if he is not careful.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Richard Grieco feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Richard possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Richard Grieco should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Grieco gains his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness, ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Richard Grieco. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can succeed in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Richard Grieco to his downfall.
Richard Grieco has a beautiful soul, is aesthetically inclined and has a love of fine arts. He may want to be involved in a career where art, acting, or beauty is paramount. His parents are supportive and Richard is likely to have a harmonious home and business life.
Richard has the ability to concentrate, but he is inclined to be wrapped up entirely in his own ideas. Although he has a tendency to think too much, Richard Grieco thinks out the consequences of his actions ahead of time and learns the lessons well from his experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Conjunct Uranus
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Venus
MC Conjunct Sun/Venus
MC Conjunct Mercury/Saturn