Nancy Pelosi, Human Design, and Natural Leadership

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She’s the highest-ranking female elected official in United States history, and the only woman to ever serve as Speaker of the House. When it comes to what drives the seemingly indefatigable Nancy Pelosi, Human Design has the answers.

Personal Life Theme of Service

Born into the Personal Life Theme of Service, a Triple-Split Manifestor Design with a 3/5 Profile, Nancy Pelosi has spent her whole lifetime seeking to improve the lives of many.

Those born into this Life Theme of Service can often be confused with the notion that in offering service to others, they need to be equally recompensed on a personal level. This is not the case. With this Life Theme, service is something that is given open-handedly, with the implicit understanding that the person who receives the service does so in an honorable way. For Nancy, dealing with people who are not honorable is a great trial, leading her to find ways that avoid or circumvent that person’s authority. This dynamic is clearly evident in the impeachment proceedings against Trump, as well as her creation of a commission to use the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

In Nancy Pelosi, Human Design shows us a person who is a natural networker with a powerful ability to draw others into her orbit. This is because she carries an enduring sacral energy that allows her to interact naturally and directly with anyone through presenting herself as a strong potential ally (Channel 59-6, “Intimacy”). With this Channel, she penetrates into the “emotional body” of anyone with whom she interacts. For those people who are not stable emotionally, this can have a huge effect on them. And with her fully defined and energized Chart, and undefined Mind and open Crown Centers, it does not take Nancy very long to work out other people’s thought processes, even to the point of being able to read their minds. We can see this throughout her career, as she deftly builds coalitions only to bend them to her will, both steamrolling her opponents and overshadowing her allies along the way.


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Undefined Mind Center

The Center that contains her Sun’s activation, and thus 70% of the energy in her chart, is her undefined Mind Center. Gate 17, called “Following,” provides a stream of logic in which one consideration follows another in natural order. This means she can direct any discussion through her thoughts and clarify the needs for an assured future outcome. This Gate has an inbuilt faculty of far-sightedness, and with Line 3, “Selecting, Appreciating the best influences for inner growth,” she is quick to appreciate those who see where she is aiming. This can lead her critics (especially those on the left) to grow impatient with what they see as plodding, incremental progress.

In Nancy Pelosi, Human Design also shows that she has the Channel called Judgement, (18-58) through which she constantly scans her work and the world to see what is performing and what is not. This Channel can lead to confusion between personal and systemic failure. In other words, when a system or approach to a problem is faulty, those with this channel can blame themselves personally for their failure, rather than recognizing that the entire system might need updating. Nancy seems to be able to recognize this issue, or she has at least found ways to work through it on her way to becoming one of the most effective leaders of the US Congress of all time.

A Born Leader

As a politician’s daughter whose career spans four decades, it’s clear that Pelosi was born to be a leader. And in her Human Design, we see why. To this day, her unique ability to unite disparate political groups, while frustrating and overpowering all who stand in her way remains as sharp as ever.


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