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 also likely to be ambitious, but prefer to build your goals on a step-by-step basis rather than trying to leap for the top without feeling you are properly qualified. You handle authority well and could carry considerable responsibility, for you have integrity, self-discipline [...] [..] This does not mean your work must be boring; you could bring these qualities to the arts as well as the sciences or the business world. But you need to have a long-term goal toward which you are prepared to work, before your best gifts can be utilised. You function best [...] [..] This means you might be happiest running your own show and working independently, or achieving a position of status and authority in a structured, hierarchical institution; for if you are able to create your own business, or make a success of an independent profession, or [...] 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. [..] If you are too inclined to judge others by your own more conservative standards, this could interfere with your working relationships and make it difficult for you to recognise the potentials of those who are more overtly unconventional than you are. Your security needs [...] [..] But childhood hurts are only part of the story. Ultimately, the extremely high standards you set for yourself reflect your deepest values, and it is important for you to recognise and uphold these values in your working life. However, you also need to be more compassionate [...] 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.