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 an honest and straightforward person, and you tend to approach life without impossible expectations. You also approach the issue of work in a straight and honest way, expecting to be rewarded but not inclined to wear yourself out in the pursuit of the perfect job [...] [..] A working partnership or small team of colleagues might suit you better. First, you must focus on what you do well, and then seek the necessary education or training to refine your skills and make them marketable. Most importantly, you need something of your own - an idea, [...] [..] Otherwise you will find yourself, sooner or later, challenging authority and finding that you have to move on. You are also physically restless, and you might not enjoy being tied to the same desk day in and day out with an allotted fifteen minutes for a coffee break. If you [...] 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 chief limitation, in terms of your work, arises from one of your great strengths: your emphasis on the reality of the moment and the importance of dealing with the material world as you find it. You are direct, grounded, and willing to make the best of what you find [...] [..] Your mind needs food as well as your body, and you should have a flow of ideas which can keep you stimulated and inspired. Communication with others can help open your thinking, and furthering your training or education can open new horizons which you didn't believe you [...] 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.