drive and ambition
Matthau 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. Walter Matthau aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Walter 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. Matthau 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 Walter Matthau to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Walter Matthau 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 Walter Matthau simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Walter Matthau falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Walter Matthau also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Walter's energy.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Walter Matthau will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Matthau often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Walter is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Walter Matthau works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Walter is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Walter Matthau feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Walter Matthau, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Walter works best in solitude.
Matthau dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Walter Matthau prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Matthau finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Walter Matthau has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
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. Walter Matthau is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Walter Matthau strives to be at one with others, but somehow is not able to synchronize his feelings or viewpoints with them. Feeling disappointed, Walter may prefer a life in seclusion and away from other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 1st house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Trine Neptune
Moon Trine MC
MC Conjunct Neptune/N. Node