drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Rod sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Rod Steiger tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Steiger. Rod Steiger often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Rod Steiger has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Rod likes to match wits with others.
Steiger often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Rod Steiger uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Rod Steiger can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Rod, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Steiger frequently meets a tremendous amount of resistance whenever he wants to assert himself in a decisive way, or do something just for himself. This resistance comes from within (in the form of self-doubt, fear, or a heavy sense of responsibility to others), as well as from practical and circumstantial limitations. Especially when initiating a project or acting independently, Rod Steiger may tell himself that he is not really prepared, or that he is not good enough (yet), and he puts a lot of pressure on himself. Despite the obstacles, setbacks, or lack of support he encounters, Rod Steiger can accomplish a lot in a patient, steady fashion. However, he is apt to aim too low, and not realize how much he is truly capable of.
Rod Steiger should try to recognize that he does not have to justify his existence or prove his worth by his accomplishments.
He is well aware of his personal charms and has the ability to utilize them to his advantage. Because of his strong need for love, Rod Steiger may engage in impulsive relationships at times. But his ability to give and receive love is well balanced.
Steiger dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Rod Steiger under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Steiger get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Rod Steiger feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Rod possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Rod Steiger should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how Rod Steiger goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Steiger's motto.
Steiger 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 Rod Steiger. 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 Rod Steiger to his downfall.
Rod has confidence in himself and a healthy self-assured attitude. He makes up his own mind and has a clear idea of where he is headed. Rod Steiger does not feel the need for recognition from others, but is likely to receive recognition anyway.
Rod Steiger has a sense of beauty and a good understanding of art. He enjoys beautiful things and has the ability to put his feelings into words. There is a light-hearted way about Rod Steiger, and he has a tendency to emulate the momentary ideals of beauty.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 11th house
Mars Quincunx Saturn
Mars Conjunct Venus/Asc.
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Venus
MC Conjunct Sun/Mercury
MC Conjunct Mercury/Venus