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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. You are the sort of person who, when faced with a tight job market and poor economic conditions, simply thinks of something original and creates his or her own path into the future. You are a true adventurer, with a self-sufficient nature and a dislike of being obligated [...] Whatever challenges life throws at you, you take pride in your capacity to find a way through and take charge of your own fate. You have powerful survival instincts and a taste for living on the cutting edge, and you need challenge and depth in your working life. Dealing with [...] [..] It is the challenge that exhilarates you, and the stimulating sense of creative power when you have to initiate something from your own creative resources. It should be apparent that you are not well suited to working for others, unless they give you a very, very long rein. And even [...] 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. [..] It also allows you to work at projects with the minimum of help and advice, and this makes you able to take the initiative and assume considerable authority in your work. But you may sometimes be too proud to accept help when it is offered, and may make things harder for [...] [..] You can easily feel trapped and angry if you have to compromise too much, or take orders from others; and the best way to avoid this is to avoid work situations where a great deal of compromise is required. But sooner or later, somewhere along the line, you may need to bend [...] 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.