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. [..] But you have little tolerance for rules which are imposed simply because somebody else wants to feel important and powerful. Your work requirements may not be easy to accommodate in the outer world because you have such an independent and individual spirit. But if you can [...] [..] You are clearly not likely to be happy in a work situation where authority is imposed on you from without - especially if you have little respect for the intelligence of that authority, or if you are expected to adhere to rules simply because the rules are there. You are [...] [..] In the world of the arts you are more likely to feel at home, because eccentricity and originality are welcome there. In the world of business, unless you can achieve a position where you can be a devil-may-care trouble-shooter or flamboyant CEO who gives interviews to the [...] 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 inner daimon demands that you express who you are with courage and authenticity, regardless of whether you are "acceptable" in the eyes of the collective. This is a great strength, and also a clear indicator of the necessity of a highly individualistic work path. Your chief [...] [..] However, sometimes you may be too strenuous in your ferocious individualism because you secretly lack confidence in yourself and are afraid of rejection or criticism from the collective - that very collective which you profess not to care about. Deep down, you aren't really [...] 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.