drive and ambition
Taft is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Robert Taft has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Robert finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Robert Taft always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Robert Taft plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Robert loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Robert Taft tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Robert is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Robert Taft becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Robert. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Robert Taft lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Taft can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Robert Taft denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
He is very serious about attaining his goals and feels that keeping his nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. It is by working hard, keeping up his efforts and focusing on a single objective that Robert Taft achieves his aims in life. Robert exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what he desires. He meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. Robert Taft feels that he must rely on himself alone and that he must shoulder all of the responsibility. He can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much of himself and others. Robert often holds himself back, doubting his own power and ability. He may feel that he meets great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative, which is very frustrating to Taft. However, Robert Taft has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Robert Taft finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Robert has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Robert Taft may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Taft's middle name! Robert Taft needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Robert likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
Robert Taft has a good balance between idealism, optimism, and vision for the future on one hand and a realistic sense of what can actually be achieved on the other hand. His judgment and business sense are usually quite good. Robert possesses patience and the ability to accept limitation and frustration on the way to his goals.
Older, more experienced individuals or mentors are likely to play a significant and beneficial role in Robert's life.
His attunement to the intangible or unseen world is very strong. Thus, Robert's drive and ambitions in life are apt to be colored by his subtle awareness, his mystical or intuitive sensitivity. Imagination, "make believe", creative fantasy, and the ability to visualize may be aspects of his career, also. Robert Taft has the ability to "channel" healing or inspirational messages.
Robert has an extraordinary drive for power and influence in the world, which can be used for good or ill, for his own personal aggrandizement or for achieving some wider aim.
Robert Taft could be a channel for healing, transforming, revivifying energies in society or in individuals. His work will involve stimulating deep, fundamental changes and bringing to light hidden, taboo, repressed, or secret information and knowledge.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Robert Taft is apt to feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do to progress, versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
Fluidity of speech and thought, and using intellectual gifts or communicative skills to achieve his ambitions in life are featured. Convincing, selling, persuading, reasoning, bringing ideas into public awareness are also part of Taft's professional life.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. Robert Taft is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
Taft relates to others with great feeling and empathy and is able to feel out the mood of people so that he can appeal to their deepest emotional concerns. Robert Taft is likely to build his personal relationships on a spiritual basis.
Robert Taft tends to have a very deep soul-life and a great need for deep spiritual understanding and truth. Robert has the ability to open himself up to the spiritual dimensions and what he may learn could prove to be of permanent value to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Sextile Uranus
Jupiter Trine Saturn
MC Conjunct Neptune
MC Conjunct Pluto
Moon Square MC
Mercury Trine MC
Venus Sextile MC
MC Opposition Moon/Asc.
MC Conjunct Neptune/Pluto