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. [..] Although you could work well in the helping professions, you need to work with people who are prepared to help themselves. 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 [...] [..] Most importantly, you need something of your own - an idea, a creative field, a craft, a sound business structure - which reflects your unique identity in a practical form. Try to avoid too much dependency on other people's resources. Your inner need to establish yourself [...] [..] These attributes could also serve you well in the educational and helping fields, for you can display considerable patience with others' failings and problems, and you are careful with criticism because you know how much it can hurt. You could possess a very special gift [...] 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 [...] [..] Beauty matters to you, in material form and in the world of ideas. Although you can cope well with the rough and tumble of the business world, and can compete with the most ferocious rivals, you also need to experience a working environment where there is some emphasis on [...] 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.