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. [..] You understand very well the poet John Donne's dictum that no human being is an island, and you want to know that you are doing your share to help. This does not mean that you are a "do-gooder" with vague ideas about how to save the world. You are more sensible than that, [...] [..] You are a natural group leader with the ability to mobilise others to recognise a particular idea or set of ideals; and you would probably work best as the head of a team of people all dedicated to the same goals you yourself espouse. You could work within an institution [...] [..] There is more than a little of the revolutionary in you, and you are acutely sensitive to limits - not only those imposed on you, but those which exist in the outer world and thwart the fulfilment of human potential. Rather than rushing about feeling angry about the world's [...] 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. [..] This could make it difficult for you to feel fulfilled in the work you do, even if it is well suited to your personality; for your ceaseless perception of where human nature needs to be "fixed" or made more civilised can spoil your pleasure in the individuals for and with [...] [..] You can be quite a political animal, and this is a positive and dynamic aspect of your nature; but if you allow politics to affect your choices and performance at work in too dogmatic a fashion, you may defeat the very purpose toward which you are aspiring. Your deep commitment [...] 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.