drive and ambition
He is serious about his ambitions, as well as disciplined, dedicated, and tenacious in pursuing his objectives. His drive and energy are directed toward practical material accomplishments and concrete results. Rod Stewart also strives to be in a position of authority and social influence; he enjoys being in command.
Rod Stewart is hard-working and capable of foregoing immediate comfort in order to achieve his long-range goals. Stewart can easily become a workaholic and is very responsible and conscientious about doing a thorough job.
Realistic and pragmatic, he is an excellent strategist. Rod Stewart achieves success by formulating a conservative and workable plan and seeing it through. He is not a gambler when it comes to attaining his goals; Stewart depends on his own efforts and perseverance rather than good fortune. Rod Stewart has a natural shrewdness and instinct for business or organizational management.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Rod Stewart enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. He is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Stewart 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 Rod's aggressive intellect.
Rod Stewart 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 Stewart's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Rod Stewart is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Rod Stewart seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Stewart will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Rod and he must have something that stirs his imagination - a vision or ideal or dream to motivate him. Rod Stewart has a strong urge to act out his fantasies or to live his dream, and Rod Stewart will act where others merely talk or dream. Artistic creation, drama or other areas in which Stewart can express himself imaginatively are excellent for him.
Work that only serves his own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Rod Stewart. He may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. He also tends to either overestimate or underestimate his own power and abilities.
Rod 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.
Rod Stewart 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.
Rod has two different career paths which appeal to him, and which may at some point be blended. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or music industry. The other is an involvement in the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. Rod Stewart has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is apt to be a key factor in his professional decisions and overall goals in life.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Rod Stewart from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to Stewart in a roundabout way. It seems that Rod must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Stewart can be rather antagonistic toward those in authority. Even without realizing it, he may convey this attitude and he may well be threatening to those in power. Thus, however well-meaning Rod Stewart is, he may find his initiatives or projects meet with little favor. Working independently might be Rod's best option.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Capricorn
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars Square Neptune
MC Conjunct Pluto
Neptune Sextile MC
Venus Quincunx MC
Mars Quincunx MC