Although William Shatner is a team player who puts the group's welfare ahead of his own, he is also very competitive and aggressive. When his colleagues do exude as much energy as he does, William Shatner quickly becomes discouraged, frustrated and alienated from the group. Shatner can also make an excellent leader, manager or coach by leading the team, group, or company to excellence.
He is a person who thrives on challenge, and he often feels that he must battle his way through life, relying on no one and nothing but his own strength, intelligence and courage. William Shatner believes in being totally honest, true to himself and his own vision and convictions, even if it means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor and authenticity are Shatner's gods, and he has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
William Shatner craves the freedom to do things in his own way, and he works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not his style. William likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
William Shatner loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then he is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes and introduce some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are tantamount to death for him. He is not afraid of trying something that has never been done before, and even though he may sometimes be perceived as a fool, William Shatner also discovers, invents and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following his own star are the breath of life for Shatner, and he wilts (or gets very frustrated and angry) if he cannot do this.
He is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic and assertive. William Shatner believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and he perceives himself as a strong, even invincible, person. William Shatner hates being ill or in a position of dependency. Accepting his own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for him.
He is basically aggressive in his attitudes and less adept at relating to others, picking up on subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing and harmonizing. He is often so fired up about his own projects or goals that he inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas and feelings would be highly instrumental in improving Shatner's relationships. His impatience to get on with things causes William Shatner to be rather insensitive, thereby alienating others unnecessarily. He also frequently tries to accomplish his goals through anger or temper tantrums. William Shatner would gain much by learning to slow down, relax and sometimes just let things be, however his energetic, restless nature rarely allows William Shatner to do so.
Ownership gives William Shatner a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. William also has a natural instinct for or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
William Shatner tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. William Shatner has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is a positive, vital, energetic and active go-getter. He enjoys competition, and his initiative and self-confidence make William Shatner a winner.
Along with his energy and drive, William Shatner has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Shatner, as well as a doer and a fighter. William wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
William Shatner tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, he may have been dominated in relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Shatner may have become passive, identified himself as a helpless victim, or tried to achieve his desires in underhanded ways.
William's hypersensitivity to his environment is likely to be a challenge for him in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness or dissonance in any form may affect William Shatner more than most people.
William Shatner has a strong will and the desire to be successful no matter what obstacles or resistance he has to overcome. Whatever he does, he knows what he wants to get out of it and drives toward that end with great vigor.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aquarius and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Opposition Mars/MC