drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Robert Stephens 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. Robert Stephens strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Robert Stephens 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, Robert Stephens underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Stephens does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Robert Stephens 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, Stephens may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for Robert. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Robert Stephens lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Stephens can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, Robert Stephens denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Robert Stephens has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Robert Stephens will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Robert and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Stephens chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Robert Stephens likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Robert Stephens finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Robert 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 Robert Stephens, especially when he needs to be working cooperatively as part of a team or in a partnership. When he is upset or fired up about something, Robert often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, Stephens tends to be accident prone.
When Robert Stephens wants something, he can be amazingly persistent and unrelenting - even a bit obsessed - although quiet about it. In fact Robert may even hide his underlying intentions from friends. Whenever he does anything, he does so wholeheartedly and thoroughly - and if Robert Stephens does not want to do something that others wish him to do, he will somehow find a way out of it. Stephens is strong, though subtle.
Robert Stephens seems to be compelled to defend his rights and may be subject to angry upsets or quarrels in his relationships. At times Robert Stephens could be the force behind the scenes and may be attracted to some kind of secret mission, such as a secret agent.
Robert Stephens is likely to receive much publicity and popularity through his professional pursuits, for he has a way of winning the hearts and trust of many people. Robert has an instinct for what the masses will respond to emotionally, and this sense of what other people want enables him to succeed in sales, promotion, and so on. His career could also involve protecting and caring for people, and nurturing them in some capacity.
Stephens achieves his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness and ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Robert Stephens. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can flourish in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Robert Stephens to his downfall.
There are two different career paths that appeal to Robert Stephens, and they may merge at some point. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or the music industry. The second involves the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. Robert Stephens has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is likely to be a key factor in his professional decisions and overall goals in life.
Robert Stephens tends to be a bit stubborn and wants to achieve his goals at any cost. Stephens is very independent, resents authority and wants to gain control over others. Robert Stephens is capable of extraordinary achievements, but may resort to drastic measures in order to succeed.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars Sextile Pluto
Mars Conjunct Neptune/Asc.
MC Conjunct Moon
MC Conjunct Venus
Neptune Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Mars/Uranus