drive and ambition
Petty is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Tom Petty aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Tom likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Petty is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Tom Petty to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Tom Petty sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Tom Petty simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Tom Petty falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Tom Petty also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Tom's energy.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Tom. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Tom Petty lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Petty can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Tom Petty denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Petty is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they seem. Tom Petty has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for some higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
Tom Petty has a strong sense of mission and instinctively knows that in order to achieve anything great, one must eliminate superfluous activities and give oneself wholly to the task at hand. His zeal, enthusiasm and clarity of purpose enable Tom Petty to succeed and to achieve whatever he sets his mind to. Tom Petty has a strong will, but is usually quiet and understated by nature.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Tom Petty feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Tom possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Tom Petty should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
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 Tom Petty goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Petty's motto.
Petty gains his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness, ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Tom Petty. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can succeed in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Tom Petty to his downfall.
His attunement to the intangible or unseen world is very strong. Thus, Tom's drive and ambitions in life are apt to be colored by his subtle awareness, his mystical or intuitive sensitivity. Imagination, "make believe", creative fantasy, and the ability to visualize may be aspects of his career, also. Tom Petty has the ability to "channel" healing or inspirational messages.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. Tom Petty is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Petty may seem to have a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Tom Petty and opportunities abound. He may have more offers than he can follow up on. Mostly this is due to a positive and generous attitude on his part. Tom's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
Tom 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, Tom Petty is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
Tom has confidence in himself and a healthy self-assured attitude. He makes up his own mind and has a clear idea of where he is headed. Tom Petty does not feel the need for recognition from others, but is likely to receive recognition anyway.
Tom Petty has a beautiful soul, is aesthetically inclined and has a love of fine arts. He may want to be involved in a career where art, acting, or beauty is paramount. His parents are supportive and Tom is likely to have a harmonious home and business life.
He is sensitive to everything around him and soaks up experiences like a sponge. Tom Petty must avoid becoming depressed when things do not go his way. Petty also needs to overcome being somewhat timid and to build up his own self-image.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Neptune
Mars Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Venus
MC Conjunct Neptune
Moon Trine MC
Jupiter Trine MC
Pluto Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mercury
MC Conjunct Sun/Venus
MC Conjunct Sun/Neptune