Super Dave Osborne
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Super Dave's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Super Dave Osborne comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Super Dave Osborne - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Super Dave Osborne" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Super Dave a little better. This page describes the disguise Osborne wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, he is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Super Dave Osborne frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. He is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Osborne, and he tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. He is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
He is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning his moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. He is willing to work long and persistently for what he wants and he often does things the hard way. Super Dave does not expect others to take care of him and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. He is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about his approach. He is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with his duties to others and how he comes across socially - his "rank" so to speak.
To others Super Dave Osborne seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Super Dave dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display his feelings, especially the more tender ones. Osborne likes to always appear poised and in control; and he hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in his armor.
Super Dave Osborne respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and he feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Osborne's guide in life, and he in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which he likes to impart to younger people.
Super Dave Osborne has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to his personality. He expects much from himself and may not give himself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
He also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve his money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Super Dave Osborne spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in him. Super Dave exercises great self-discipline and self-control and he can "do without" very well. His tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though he may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Osborne shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
Super Dave Osborne appears to have a very honorable and generous attitude toward others, as if he has their best interests at heart. Because others view Osborne as a tolerant, understanding, and even wise person, they may also turn to him for counsel.
Super Dave Osborne appears to be liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual, or off the beaten track arouses his interest. Osborne infuses his environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Super Dave Osborne does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
There is an air of universal sympathy, gentleness, and nonjudgmental acceptance about Super Dave Osborne which draws people in need to him. Because he has a good deal of intuitive insight or psychic perceptiveness, Super Dave is able to say or do just the right thing for them. Super Dave Osborne needs to beware of fostering dependency in those people, however.
Super Dave Osborne can get by in life almost by personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Super Dave that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Osborne is around.
Super Dave Osborne has a sweet, appealing demeanor and seems instinctively to grasp the concept that "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar". His personal brand of charm is usually quite winning. Super Dave coax rather than coerce. However, if he does not get what he wants, Super Dave Osborne is likely to resort to insincere flattery, wheedling, whining, or pouting rather than stating directly what he needs, or doing for himself. Osborne seems to need others' approval first.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Opposition Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Neptune Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.
Venus Sextile Asc.