mental interests and abilities
One of Youssou's greatest assets is his ability to see both sides of an issue, and to negotiate and bring about compromise and reconciliation. Tactful, reasonable, and endowed with considerable social finesse, Youssou N'Dour works well with people in business as well as in personal relationships. He is objective and somewhat detached from emotional bias, and makes an excellent consultant, mediator or public relations person. Youssou N'Dour insists on fairness and seeks to foster harmony or at least peaceful coexistence between people. His sense of diplomacy is an asset to any business or social setting. Youssou N'Dour also has fine aesthetic sensitivities and could work in an artistic or cultural environment.
Youssou N'Dour thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Youssou N'Dour's work.
Youssou N'Dour has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Youssou dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times N'Dour is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Youssou N'Dour can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. N'Dour enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
His intellectual interests tend to be offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired or new is right up N'Dour's alley. Youssou N'Dour may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but he has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Youssou could pick up quite easily.
Youssou has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Youssou N'Dour thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Youssou N'Dour has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. He is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Youssou has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Libra
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/Asc.