|THE WOOD DRAGON: 1904 - 1964 - 2024
The Wood Dragon is creative, imaginative, and inquisitive. He is
both a thinker and a doer and is capable of brilliant new concepts. His
every move is guided by sound logic. His drive and ambition allow him to
put many of his ideas into practice, nevertheless this Dragon is capable
of concealing his domination and tries not to offend. He will even compromise
if it is advantages. Although not as self-centered as other Dragons, he
is still outspoken and fearless when challenged.
THE FIRE DRAGON: 1916 - 1976 - 2036
The Fire Dragon is the most extroverted and competitive Dragon. He
tends to push too hard and expects a lot from everyone. His criticisms
are objective and he has the ability to arouse massive popular support.
His insatiable ambition can make him short-tempered and intolerant. He
is an empire builder who needs to master his less favorable traits and
learn how to communicate more humbly with people as individuals.
THE EARTH DRAGON: 1928 - 1988
The Earth Dragon is a quieter, more reflective Dragon, He will be
appreciative of other's opinions even if he fails to agree with them. He
is reasonable in his approach to problems and his leadership is less dictatorial.
He is not given to outbursts of temper, but at the same time demands respect.
He knows the value of cooperation and is more diplomatic than the other
Dragons. He is ambitious, but his initiatives are less hurried and more
carefully thought out.
THE METAL DRAGON: 1940 - 2000
The Metal Dragon is the most strong-willed Dragon. He is inflexible,
unbending, and combative. He gives little regard to the feelings of others.
This ruthlessness can result in a rapid rise to a position of authority,
but often at the cost of destroying important relationships. It is futile
to attempt to convince him that certain things are simply undoable. He
will go it alone if he can't gain support. He succeeds because he refuses
to accept failure.
THE WATER DRAGON: 1952 - 2012
The Water Dragon is less selfish and opinionated than the other Dragons.
He is more inhibited and less power-hungry. He can accept defeat without
recriminations. He makes a good negotiator as he knows when, where, and
how to apply pressure. He has a tendency to be over-optimistic and needs
to learn how to relinquish what is unfeasible so that he can concentrate
his energies on the most rewarding endeavors.