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for Oliver North [Adb], born on 7 October 1943
Text by Liz Greene, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2014

I. Introduction

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.

[..] Somewhere in the back of your mind is the eternal vision of a world which could be more beautiful and more orderly; and this means that the background purpose of your work is also important. You are not likely to want to work for a company which pollutes the environment [...]

[..] But living in the imaginative world of the artist may, in the end, leave you feeling you are not doing your share of the world's work, and your urge to be of service in some way may turn your attention to spheres where you can help others. You might think of hybrid professions [...]

[..] You would probably be uncomfortable at routine work, and are likely to function best if you have projects where the end is in sight and you can look forward to the next challenge. If you work in the arts, this means ensuring that you are not engaged in long-term endeavours [...]

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 report

Recognising your innate limitations can help you to focus your energy in the right direction and get the maximum fulfilment from your work.

[..] People whose surface behaviour or manner you might initially disapprove of could turn out to be valuable work colleagues or allies; and small foibles which you might focus on may be irrelevant to building good working relationships. This same critical attitude could also [...]

[..] You may need to learn to assert yourself more, and worry about offending others less. Sometimes you can cause yourself unnecessary discomfort if you are too accommodating, and you may pay the price in exhaustion or even physical symptoms if you bottle up anger for too long. And 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.

Career and Vocation, Horoscope by Liz Greene
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