drive and ambition
Once Stephen Colbert sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Colbert pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, Stephen 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 Stephen Colbert to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. Stephen Colbert has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Colbert 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. Stephen Colbert 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. Stephen'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. Stephen Colbert also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Stephen Colbert is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Colbert gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
Stephen Colbert has a positive, "can-do" attitude and he tackles life's challenges with relish. He is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much he can do and how far he can go. No matter what Colbert accomplishes, he does not rest on his laurels. Stephen wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. He is proactive, enterprising and enthusiastic about new projects. He is not happy in situations that do not offer him challenges and the potential for future growth - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may seem in other respects. He enjoys competition, but Stephen Colbert competes mostly with himself, to see how much of his vision and potential he can really achieve. He makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Stephen Colbert usually enjoys good health and a high level of vitality.
Although enterprising and proactive, Stephen Colbert is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, Stephen Colbert accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks or dry spells. This is often the key to Stephen's success. However, Stephen Colbert is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus fail to receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Stephen Colbert finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Stephen has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. Stephen Colbert responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. Stephen has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - he hates stagnation. He is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
Colbert is able to combine his vision with sharp perception and intellect, and therefore his actions are guided by common sense. Stephen has great verbal ability and the gift of inserting his comments at the right time, but he may find it hard to stop talking.
Colbert knows what he wants in life and has the ability to define his goals clearly. Being open-minded and frank, he has a good understanding of everything. Stephen Colbert may have been encouraged to learn to talk at an early age and now finds it easy to communicate.
Stephen Colbert tends to be on the defensive and fears rejection in love relationships. There could be a violent streak in Colbert and he is inclined to be rather jealous. Because of his strong sense of duty Stephen may also sacrifice his own happiness for others.
He is likely to feel depressed frequently and has a strong desire to overcome it, but may not be able to count on much support from others. Stephen Colbert tends to separate himself from others and he feels like being expelled from society.
Stephen has the patience and the stamina to realize his visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Stephen Colbert grows by adhering to systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Colbert aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Stephen Colbert credibility with many different types of people, and he is likely to acquire an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
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 Stephen Colbert goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Colbert's motto.
Stephen Colbert has a powerful drive for achievement and a penchant for athletics or some other very vigorous, challenging career. He is apt to push himself very hard, trying to outdo the competition. When possible, Colbert likes to work independently, blazing trails for others to follow. Impatience, recklessness, or an overly ego-centered approach to success could be his downfall. (Knowing Stephen Colbert, however, he is likely to get right back on his feet!)
Stephen has noble aspirations and grand plans for himself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy and an interest in social betterment, Stephen Colbert is likely to be quite successful and influential in his community. He is suited to expansive, lucrative enterprises.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation and new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Colbert's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and innovation, Stephen Colbert is likely to be ahead of his time in many respects.
Stephen Colbert possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. Stephen could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of Stephen's personal ambitions.
Stephen Colbert achieves his professional goals and long-range ambitions through self-discipline, concentration, and climbing the mountain one step at a time. Unlike the lucky few for whom all doors seem to magically open, Stephen has to devise a realistic plan and keep to it diligently in order to succeed. Stephen Colbert will have to pay his dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is his ally.
His father or grandfather probably influenced Colbert's choice of career, and will back him up - as long as Stephen chooses to follow in their footsteps.
He is very enterprising and may look upon his work as his mission in life. Stephen Colbert is secure in his knowledge of himself and knows where he is headed. Very confident, Colbert is able to make fortuitous decisions and his endeavors are likely to have a successful outcome.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 9th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Mercury/MC
Mars Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Mars Conjunct Saturn/N. Node
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Mars
MC Conjunct Jupiter
Uranus Trine MC
Pluto Trine MC
Saturn Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Mars/Jupiter