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. [..] Here you are likely to feel most at home, and most free to seek that place at the centre of the stage which matters so much to you. Try to avoid jobs where you are simply one amongst many in a large organisation or institution. You would only wind up creating crises in order [...] [..] You are likely to become very impatient on committees or on a team, because you don't have a lot of tolerance for slowness and mediocrity. You are quick and intuitive, and you would resent having to compromise with those who do not possess the originality you do. In such [...] [..] Because you are drawn to what might be deemed the "fringe" in your work, you need to arm yourself with good qualifications, so that you are not held back by more pedestrian minds on the grounds that you have not been properly trained. Try to accept that you will have to [...] 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 [...] [..] Although it applies if you work within a group or organisation, it is especially important if you do individual creative work of any kind. Never, never sell out just because you hope it will earn you acclaim. Some compromise is always necessary in creative work, but betrayal [...] 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.