drive and ambition
Ted Turner seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Ted Turner strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Ted Turner achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Ted Turner avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
He is likely to be known for his drive, energy, ambition, and competitive spirit. A successful career based on his ability to take initiative, be a leader, or excel in physical strength and prowess is likely. Ted Turner most definitely wants to be a winner and will work hard to achieve that.
Ted Turner 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 Turner's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Ted Turner is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Ted Turner seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Turner will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Ted Turner finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Ted has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against Ted Turner, 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, Ted often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, Turner tends to be accident prone.
Ted Turner puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Ted Turner learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. Ted Turner is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
Ted has an aptitude for detective or research work, or any field that involves digging beneath the surface for the hidden elements. An interest in psychology, hypnosis, and utilizing subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, Ted Turner is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
He is inclined to deem himself irresistible and could give the impression of being a bit snobbish. Ted Turner tends to concentrate mostly on himself and expects others to adapt to his wishes. Very creative, Ted also strives to be the best artistically.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 10th house
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Venus Sextile MC
Pluto Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Venus/Pluto