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. [..] There are places in the business world where a highly individualistic personality is welcomed and rewarded; and this might suit you, if you can ensure that you will be able to achieve such a position. Even if you have to start at the bottom of the ladder, you can climb to [...] [..] If you are a physical type of person, the world of sport may attract you; and you certainly have the physical stamina to push hard to achieve your goals, whether or not you engage in actual physical competition. You may express your competitive spirit on the intellectual [...] [..] This strong connection with a futuristic vision may infuse your thinking, your behaviour at work, and also your imagination if you are involved in creative work of any kind. You need work which is unconventional in nature, so that you are not forced to express all your vision [...] 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 need to be careful of the "prima donna" mentality which might lead to condescension toward those whom you perceive as not especially creative, and which could also lead to a hostile and competitive atmosphere if you have to deal with people who are striving for the same [...] [..] But you may, deep down, see such work as a means through which you can somehow merge with others, fulfil all their longings as well as your own, and enshrine yourself in a kind of mythic immortality. Creative work can be lonely, and no creative product ever matches up to [...] 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.