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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. [..] This no-nonsense approach to life means that you have little time for laziness, stupidity, dishonesty, and the "poor me" cry of the professional victim. Many working environments, especially those which involve large numbers of staff or are focused on humanitarian efforts [...] Your honesty requires you to "speak as you find", and this means you must work in an environment where people will not wilt or fall over if you confront them or offer justifiable criticism. You also have a strongly competitive streak in your nature, and are not well suited [...] [..] You can also be extremely loyal, because you take nothing for granted and would rather work hard to make the best of an imperfect situation than gallop off chasing castles in the air. As a manager or team leader, you are not inclined to expect perfection from those who work [...] 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. [..] You are direct, grounded, and willing to make the best of what you find around you, turning it to your advantage and finding pleasure in the doing rather than weaving impossible fantasies of what might be. However, you may sometimes be too well-grounded, and may reject those [...] [..] But you may sometimes starve yourself of the refinement and beauty you need around you, because you do not wish to be seen as superficial, pretentious, or indulgent. You are none of these things, but you have a strong feeling for beauty and refinement, in your working life [...] 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.