mental interests and abilities
One of Robert's greatest assets is his ability to see both sides of an issue, and to negotiate and bring about compromise and reconciliation. Tactful, reasonable, and endowed with considerable social finesse, Robert Walker works well with people in business as well as in personal relationships. He is objective and somewhat detached from emotional bias, and makes an excellent consultant, mediator or public relations person. Robert Walker insists on fairness and seeks to foster harmony or at least peaceful coexistence between people. His sense of diplomacy is an asset to any business or social setting. Robert Walker also has fine aesthetic sensitivities and could work in an artistic or cultural environment.
Walker enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Robert Walker likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other manifestation of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
Robert Walker has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Walker's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Robert Walker sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Walker's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Robert Walker may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Independent and freethinking, Robert Walker dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Robert insists on discovering his own truth. Robert Walker does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Walker finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Robert has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Robert Walker also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Robert Walker tends to have big plans and pursues his ideas with great zeal. Robert Walker also has the power to influence people and sway them to his point of view. He may accomplish this through public speaking or writing, and could do well in publicity or advertising.
Robert Walker forms his own conclusion about things and may have some difficulty in exchanging his thoughts and ideas with others, although they regard his ideas as having a good foundation. Most of his conversations tend to have a serious overtone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Libra
Mercury in 5th house
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/N. Node