drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. William Holden often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. William Holden strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, William Holden can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, William Holden underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Holden does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
William Holden conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Holden may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for William. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, William Holden lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Holden can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, William Holden denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, William Holden is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much William accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. William Holden always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. William Holden feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Holden likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Holden overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. William Holden relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
William 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. William Holden grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Holden aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives William Holden 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.
William 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.
William Holden 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.
In many ways William's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by his personal charm and attractiveness, his ability to please people, and his excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
William's profession is apt to involve communications, language, carrying messages, sales, speaking, or teaching - put simply, getting ideas across. A great deal of social involvement, networking, and personnel skills also play a significant part in his professional role.
William Holden comes across like a person of respect and may give the impression of being unapproachable. William has a strong desire to establish himself; he wants to acquire property, a fortune, as well as a symbol of status.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Pluto
Venus Trine MC
Mercury Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn