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. [..] This can expose you to being exploited, and the standards and ideals of the world in which you work are extremely important. Although you can be understanding and forgiving, you are not always very good at expressing yourself directly if it means discord or rejection from [...] [..] Faced with a difficult decision, you want to know what others think as a matter of course, for you are neither arrogant enough nor confident enough in your own rightness to assume that your knowledge is all there is to know. This genuine willingness to consider others' viewpoints, [...] [..] You have a remarkable openness to the unspoken emotional atmosphere of the group, and equally to the boundless realm of the imagination. You can sometimes experience feelings, intuitions, and inspirations whose origins are not within you, but which work through you because [...] 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. [..] Even if you feel you are expressing yourself adequately - for example, you might be the person in charge of a company or group - you may need to reflect on any subtle ways in which you allow yourself to be undermined because you fear disapproval or don't wish to hurt or [...] [..] Feeling "different" can sometimes make you feel "bad", as though you have committed some sort of offence against the norm. Acknowledging your own power also means you can survive alone, which in turn allows you to leave an unfulfilling work situation to find something better. If 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.