drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Yves Montand 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. Yves Montand strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Yves Montand 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, Yves Montand underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Montand does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Yves Montand 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, Montand may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Yves Montand often buys things on impulse and he can be reckless with his material resources and money. Yves has certain possessions that he is extremely attached to and possessive of.
His ambitions and long-range goals in life are apt to be personal, subjective, and related to inner development or inner satisfaction. Others' recognition or accomplishing something great in material or public terms is quite secondary to Yves.
A great deal of Montand's energy, attention, and fulfillment may be related to home, family, or fulfilling his heritage in some manner.
Yves Montand has a spiritual gift or vocation which colors his personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of his role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or using imagery, visualization, or imagination can be aspects of Yves' work in the world.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Yves Montand from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to Montand in a roundabout way. It seems that Yves must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Yves Montand has a natural ability to integrate with groups and could very well form his own associations or groups. There is likely to be a special soul-link between Yves and the friends he chooses. Yves Montand also has a tendency to fight other people's battles.
Yves Montand has a sense of beauty and a good understanding of art. He enjoys beautiful things and has the ability to put his feelings into words. There is a light-hearted way about Yves Montand, and he has a tendency to emulate the momentary ideals of beauty.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 2nd house
Sun Opposition MC
Neptune Trine MC
Venus Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Sun/N. Node
MC Opposition Mercury/Venus