drive and ambition
Once Shaquille O'Neal sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. O'Neal pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, Shaquille labors patiently and steadfastly until he achieves what he wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. He is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and he often shoulders more of the workload than his co-workers, usually without complaint. He often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. He prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to his success because once he gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for Shaquille O'Neal to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. Shaquille O'Neal has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before O'Neal gets going; but once he gets a momentum going, his energy level is strong and steady.
He is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. Shaquille O'Neal needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for his efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what he does. Shaquille's stamina and persistence are his greatest assets, but they can also work against him; he can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. Shaquille O'Neal also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Shaquille O'Neal will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, O'Neal often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Shaquille is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against Shaquille O'Neal, 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, Shaquille often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, O'Neal tends to be accident prone.
Shaquille O'Neal tends to be on the defensive and fears rejection in love relationships. There could be a violent streak in O'Neal and he is inclined to be rather jealous. Because of his strong sense of duty Shaquille may also sacrifice his own happiness for others.
Shaquille O'Neal has a great talent for organizing projects and the ability to inspire others with his enthusiasm. Having the urge to achieve, Shaquille O'Neal is capable of tremendous effort and uses all the energy at his disposal to gain success with his objectives.
O'Neal 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 Shaquille O'Neal under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help O'Neal get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
His drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Shaquille knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Shaquille O'Neal does. He is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules, and the like. Shaquille O'Neal should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs in the course of his life. He may change course often, and try many different things.
Shaquille has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Shaquille's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Shaquille O'Neal pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. Shaquille O'Neal has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
In his professional life Shaquille O'Neal is apt to have a great deal of recognition and success. Early on in his career, important and influential people in his field are apt to notice Shaquille and help him along. At some point, he himself is apt to be quite an influential person - at least in his chosen line of endeavor. Shaquille O'Neal is headed for a leadership role.
He is inclined to deem himself irresistible and could give the impression of being a bit snobbish. Shaquille O'Neal tends to concentrate mostly on himself and expects others to adapt to his wishes. Very creative, Shaquille also strives to be the best artistically.
Because he has a very fascinating personality, others are drawn to O'Neal and may look to him for guidance and direction. It is easy for Shaquille O'Neal to attain power and authority in life, and he most likely will be very successful in his career or occupation.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 1st house
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Mars Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Saturn Trine Pluto
Uranus Square MC
Mars Trine MC
Sun Sextile MC
MC Opposition Venus/Pluto
MC Opposition Pluto/Asc.