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 might do well in fields such as advertising and marketing, particularly if you are able to work with new cultural trends and artistic endeavours. Whatever work you do, you do not want to be left behind. If you are of a more cerebral temperament, you are likely to prefer [...] [..] "The public" does not necessarily mean millions; it may be a group of people, small or large, who share your particular perspectives or who could benefit from the ideas you are purveying. This desire to make your contribution from the front lines rather than from behind [...] [..] You would probably be unhappy working in isolation, and your powerful sense of the unity of the human family requires you to find work that provides rewards for others as well as for yourself. A stale or deeply conservative intellectual environment would not suit you, nor [...] 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. [..] The opinions and viewpoints of others matter a great deal to you, and you are always prepared to listen and correct your own perceptions if you encounter ideas which seem to you sounder or more constructive. But this democratic spirit, which is one of your most positive [...] [..] The support of others can be enormously helpful. If you work in an isolated profession such as writing, where many hours are spent in your own company, it is particularly important that you have some contact with those who can share your ideas. Although you are realistic [...] 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.