This short extract gives you a taste of your personal "Career and Vocation" horoscope by Liz Greene. The small samples taken from various chapters convey an impression of the complete vocation horoscope (18-25 pages) which can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or a bound book in the AstroShop.When we are children, people say to us, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" At that age, we usually have dreams. When we are children, we are still capable of hearing the voice of the soul. As we grow older, the questions change. There is no longer time for dreaming; we must now "face reality" and think about how to survive in the big, bad old world. This astrological report is about your vocation. It is meant to help you get a sense of what you might be good at and what might be good for you, so that your working life has a meaning as well as a pay cheque. II. How You See the World
This chapter briefly describes your personal perspective on life and explains how you can best express this in your career.III. Your aptitudes and strengths
This chapter, which contains 8-10 pages, is one of the most comprehensive sections in the "Career and Vocation" horoscope. Here is a short selection of three samples from the numerous aptitudes described in the complete report.An honest and realistic understanding of your fundamental strengths can help you to orientate yourself in the world and put your energy into areas where you can hope to shine and achieve at least many of your most cherished goals. [..] If someone else does well, you can offer praise generously. But you would not tolerate a director or CEO claiming the reward for your ideas, or a team claiming credit for your hard work. You may also need to recognise that not everyone likes hard challenges. This does not [...] [..] You are enterprising and resourceful, and you may have little patience with those who will not help themselves; this is another reason why you might find working in a large organisation irritating unless you can run it yourself, for you will always have to deal with the [...] [..] You like to go your own way and muster your own crusade, and you do not really mind if there is no train of followers behind you. It is the challenge that exhilarates you, and the stimulating sense of creative power when you have to initiate something from your own creative [...] IV. Know Your Limits
This chapter describes your personal limitations and suggests how you can deal with these in your professional life. In the complete horoscope, this chapter is about 5-7 pages in length. Please click here to read a complete sample reportRecognising your innate limitations can help you to focus your energy in the right direction and get the maximum fulfilment from your work. [..] Your insistence on autonomy can also make it hard for you to delegate work if you have employees; you may feel, deep down, that no one can do it as well as you yourself can, and you could deprive others of the chance not only to develop their own abilities but also to help [...] [..] But you are rather short on trust in others, and this could make your working life harder than it needs to be. It is likely that early experiences taught you the unreliability of others' promises, and you may have had your share of disappointment in those who seemed to believe [...] V. Working with Others
The two final chapters of "Career and Vocation" deal with the way you work together with your colleagues in your everyday working life, and what success means to you personally.One of the most important factors to consider in terms of your direction in life is how you work with others. Everyone has his or her own style of relating in the working environment; everyone has different needs and requirements. VI. What Success Really Means to You When people speak of "success", they generally mean a position of importance in the world's eyes, or a job that yields lots of money and all the material pleasures and comforts that implies. But success, in terms of the deeper issue of vocation, is a highly individual thing that means different things to different people.