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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. [..] If you find yourself in such a work situation, you may begin to experience conflicts, not only with those in authority, but with colleagues and co-workers who are more dependent on collective opinion than you are. You are probably best suited to working independently, in [...] [..] Material security is important for everyone, but you would be unwise to pursue it at the expense of your ideals. A change may be necessary, even if you have to take plenty of time to prepare, think things through, and acquire further training or skills. You might be happiest [...] [..] But in order to ensure that you have the freedom to create the kind of working life you need, you will have to jump over at least some of society's hurdles and earn the right to be taken seriously. If you are an artist, develop your technique; the work of others could prove [...] 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 is very tiring having to be extraordinary all the time; and your creative work could suffer if you subject yourself to this kind of strain. Don't be so afraid of being an ordinary mortal. You will not lose your inspiration, and your work would benefit from the ability [...] You are brave and independent, and your determination to follow your own course in life is an enormous spur to creative work. However, sometimes you may be too strenuous in your ferocious individualism because you secretly lack confidence in yourself and are afraid of rejection [...] 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.