How to Rule the World as a Taurus

Posted on April 30, 2017
Updated on August 21, 2020

Taurus is the second zodiac sign in the astrological calendar. The bull is your mascot. It symbolizes stability, a grounded nature, determination, and strength. With these qualities, it seems a Taurus is be bound for success and prosperity.

William Shakespeare, David Beckham, and Queen Elizabeth II are just a few famous Taureans. They have all made their mark on the world, and you can too if you keep in mind to emphasize your positive qualities and downplay your more negative attributes.

The Secret to Success as a Taurus

You are extremely reliable: You are down-to-earth have an innate sense of responsibility. You can count on a Taurus to be there when you say you will, perhaps even early. Any employer will surely appreciate the Taurean’s sense of dedication and responsibility. Being an earth sign, you are grounded and have an innate sense of responsibility.

You are ambitious: Taureans are goal-oriented and focused, with unrivaled ambition. You know what you want, and you’re prepared to do what you need to do to get it. Your determination allows you to achieve the goals you set out for yourself.

You are practical: While ambitious, Taureans are also practical, and this gives you an edge. You are reasonable and will take constructive criticism in stride. As obstacles arise, you are likely to put your thinking cap on and find an efficient solution.

You are fiercely independent: The Taurus individual does not need to rely on others, as you are fully capable and committed to taking care of yourself. Your independence allows you to take on tasks and projects that might prove difficult for more interdependent individuals.

You are hopelessly devoted: Taureans are loyal and devoted to their loved ones and colleagues alike. You’ll provide a shoulder to cry on in times of need, as you are helpful and earnest. You will not use people on your road to success, you have too much heart.

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Negative Qualities Taurus Must Avoid for Success

Taureans have many admirable characteristics, which makes it easy to see why they could be destined for great things. However, as is the case with any astrological signs, there are behavioral tendencies that occur when Taurus energy unbalanced. These are the five traits you should be mindful of controlling in order to succeed.

You can be self-indulgent: A Taurean loves the good things in life and will never turn down a fun time, and you can sometimes allow your fun-loving nature to turn into procrastination. Make sure that you don’t allow your desire for luxury and comfort stifle your ambition.

You can be lazy: Even though a Taurean can be very ambitious, sometimes they need that cattle prod applied to get going. Be sure to keep your priorities in focus and when it’s time to work, it’s time to work! If you want to be successful it won’t happen if you get too lazy.

You can be stubborn: When a person is considered stubborn, they might be called “bull-headed.” The bull is representative of the sign of Taurus. Is this coincidence? While we might not know for sure, it is important to remember to be flexible and adaptable from time to time.

You can be materialistic: Your sign is ruled by Venus, so you are likely to be fond of shiny new gadgets and nice things. While it is nice to be successful financially, try to remember that success comes in many forms. There is more to life than acquiring stuff.

You can be overprotective: Alongside your unfaltering devotion to your loved ones may reside in an overprotective nature. Your partner, friends, and family can aid in your success in many ways. Make sure not to let your energy become too possessive.


With mindful self-acceptance and self-awareness, you possess all of the qualities necessary to become extremely successful. You can count on a Taurus to be dependable, people will surely appreciate the Taureans sense of dedication and responsibility.

If you downplay your innate tendencies to be too leisurely, obstinate, materialistic, and overbearing you will have your negative traits under control and you will surely be on your way to having a prosperous life.

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