drive and ambition
Willis Carrier seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Willis Carrier strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Willis Carrier achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Willis Carrier avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
Willis Carrier meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Willis has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. Willis Carrier is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Carrier.
Willis Carrier has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Willis Carrier will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Willis and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Carrier chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Willis Carrier likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Willis Carrier finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Willis has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Willis Carrier may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Carrier's middle name! Willis Carrier needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Willis likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
While Willis Carrier is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
Unless he has a goal that transcends merely personal gain, Willis Carrier is apt to become deeply discontented, aimless and uncertain of his direction in life. At his best, Willis Carrier will work or fight for a greater cause, and feel fulfilled through serving the greater good. However, should he lack the necessary focus, Carrier could be confused and easily persuaded to do things that are either unethical or simply ineffectual.
Willis Carrier seems to be in a constant state of deep inner turmoil, is excited easily and subject to changes of mood. Driven by inner compulsion he may do things that invite quarrels or disputes in his relationships and because of his hasty reactions Carrier also is prone to injuries.
Carrier is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in Willis' favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable Willis Carrier to evolve and to work through his challenges.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Willis Carrier feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Willis possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Willis Carrier should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Willis has noble aspirations and grand plans for himself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy, and an interest in social betterment, Willis Carrier is apt to be quite successful and influential in his community. He is suited to large, expansive enterprises and dealing with wealth.
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. Willis Carrier is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
His public image is important to Willis Carrier and he comes across in a confident way. He is very ambitious, strives for material gains and aims toward wealth and possessions. Carrier will achieve much popularity because of his harmonious and happy demeanor.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Opposition Neptune
Mars Opposition Moon/Pluto
Saturn Sextile Neptune
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Jupiter
Moon Trine MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Jupiter