drive and ambition
Tate Donovan is extremely strong-willed and he pursues his goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. He is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and he is very difficult to influence or sway once his mind is made up. When Tate Donovan wants something, Donovan can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. He is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why he feels as strongly and deeply as he does.
He also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal his aims and intentions, and the intensity of his will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Donovan is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Tate Donovan often manipulates or forces his will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. He is not interested in confrontation but he is a formidable foe if he encounters opposition or aggression. Tate is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Tate Donovan can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Tate, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Tate Donovan may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Donovan's middle name! Tate Donovan needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Tate likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
While Tate Donovan is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
Tate Donovan has a very active and fertile imagination and Donovan's ambitions are never strictly mundane, practical and concrete. Tate Donovan has a strong desire to act out his fantasies, dreams, visions and ideals. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Donovan can express himself imaginatively are ideally suited to him. Ordinary life seems drab and uninteresting to Donovan, and he needs to have some lofty dream or something grander than his own narrow personal interests to live for. Sometimes Donovan may be confused about exactly how and where to direct his energy and he often drifts along rather than making clear decisions about what he wants. Tate Donovan has a passive side and at times lacks the will power, physical energy, strength and fighting spirit to achieve his aims.
When Tate Donovan wants something, he can be amazingly persistent and unrelenting, even a bit obsessed, although quiet about it. In fact Tate may hide his deep purposes and intentions even from friends. Whenever he does a thing, it is done wholeheartedly and thoroughly - and if Tate Donovan does not want to do something that others wish him to do, somehow he will find a way out of it. Donovan is strong, though subtle.
Tate has the ability to verbalize his feelings and perceptions well. His judgment is keen and sharp, he is diplomatic and can express himself in good language. Tate Donovan initiates conversations with people and is never at a loss for appropriate remarks.
Tate Donovan puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Tate Donovan learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
Tate 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. Tate Donovan grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Donovan aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Tate Donovan credibility with many different types of people, and he is apt to gain 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 Tate Donovan goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Donovan's motto.
Tate 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.
Tate Donovan 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.
Tate wants very much to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to attain his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity, or stature may make Tate Donovan do things that put him in a dubious situation with his superiors.
To achieve his ambitions and long-range goals will require much stamina and self-reliance as well as a clearly defined strategy. Numerous setbacks, obstructions or delays can also be expected. A father figure, mentor, or authority in Donovan's life may withdraw support at a crucial time. However, this will not stop Tate Donovan and may ultimately be a blessing in disguise.
He is a bit restless and always seems to be in motion. Tate Donovan probably had the desire to go his own way early in life, wanting to learn from his own mistakes and experiences. His plans for the future are far-reaching and Tate Donovan may choose an unusual career.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 11th house
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Conjunct Neptune
Mars Sextile Pluto
Mars Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Pluto
Jupiter Quincunx MC
Saturn Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Uranus