drive and ambition
Once William Shockley sets his mind on a goal, his dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. Shockley pursues his ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, William labors patiently and steadfastly until he achieves what he wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. He is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and he often shoulders more of the workload than his co-workers, usually without complaint. He often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. He prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to his success because once he gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for William Shockley to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. William Shockley has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for him to overcome before Shockley gets going; but once he gets a momentum going, his energy level is strong and steady.
He is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. William Shockley needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for his efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what he does. William's stamina and persistence are his greatest assets, but they can also work against him; he can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. William Shockley also tends to play it safe, and to limit himself as a result.
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 Shockley lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Shockley can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, William Shockley denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
While William Shockley enjoys challenging himself to extend his abilities or try new activities, he is apt to bite off more than he can chew. Failures or accidents due to overestimating his prowess or capacities and being overly eager and poorly prepared, may result. Fortunately these disappointments or blunders do not dampen William's spirits or his ambitions permanently; he has a lot of resilience and optimism. Most likely William Shockley will need to develop his physical coordination and sense of timing in order to do some of the activities he dreams of doing.
He is likely to feel depressed frequently and has a strong desire to overcome it, but may not be able to count on much support from others. William Shockley tends to separate himself from others and he feels like being expelled from society.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. William Shockley feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. William possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. William Shockley should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Shockley 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 William Shockley. 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 William Shockley to his downfall.
William Shockley possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. William could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of William's personal ambitions.
William Shockley achieves his professional goals and long-range ambitions through self-discipline, concentration, and climbing the mountain one step at a time. Unlike the lucky few for whom all doors seem to magically open, William has to formulate a realistic plan and follow it diligently in order to succeed. William Shockley will have to pay his dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is his ally.
His father or grandfather probably influenced Shockley's choice of career, and will back him up - as long as William chooses to follow in their footsteps.
He is very ambitious, diligent and industrious and seems to be blessed with a good dose of luck. William Shockley tends to succeed with his objectives on a big scale and can expect advantages, advancements and promotions in his occupation.
William Shockley has a strong desire to acquire wealth and may have the good fortune to live in affluent circumstances. His pleasant and harmonious personality makes William very popular, and he will probably have a large circle of friends.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 12th house
Mars Quincunx Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Saturn/N. Node
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Venus
Pluto Trine MC
Saturn Sextile MC
MC Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
MC Opposition Jupiter/Asc.