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 not sentimental, and are prepared to call a spade a spade; and you might well offend those of more narcissistic or politically correct sensibilities. Try to aim for independence in your work, for then you will not be plagued by this level of human self-deception. You could [...] [..] You expect rewards for excellence; and although you can be a graceful loser, you insist on recognition if you win. Aim for autonomy in your work, even if it means a period of instability while you carve out your own path. You are not likely to be content in your work unless [...] [..] However, your natural honesty and directness require the right environment for such work; and large institutions such as the social services might not be the right home for your abilities. If you are drawn to the helping fields, get the best possible training as an independent [...] 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. [..] And it may also block the use of real creative talent, because you aim for what is possible according to your assessment of reality rather than for what could be accomplished if you took that little leap toward the sky. You may underestimate your creative thinking and overlook [...] [..] This does not just mean fantasising when you are away from work; it means allowing creative inspirations and intuitions to invigourate your ideas, so that your work can have a quality of originality and vision as well as being thorough and sound. You can be rather critical [...] 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.