Aries and the leader within

Both western (Tropical) and Vedic (Siderial) astrology place the Sun in the cardinal fire sign of Aries now. Being the first sign of the zodiac, the Aries archetype is traditionally affiliated with the leader, the first, the head. Aries provides competitiveness, the “me first” attitude that drives the athlete or military type or executive to succeed, to beat the rest, to come out on top. And naturally success is admirable, leaders are needed and winners are respected. However, real leadership, and real leaders know that theirs is a position of service, that the greatest leader is the greatest servant of those s/he leads. Also few leaders reach success without a team, and teamwork is not a traditional skill associated with Aries. Yet it is the true secret to the best kind of leadership.

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