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. [..] Nor are you especially comfortable with hierarchical structures where inequality results in others - or yourself - being exploited in any way. You need a liberal atmosphere at work, where everyone can give voice to their needs, objections, and ideas. Your direction in life [...] [..] You have the humility to know that you might be wrong and that others, even if their position is "lower", might see something you have missed; and a balanced, clear viewpoint matters more to you than proving how clever or important you are. This natural humility is devoid [...] [..] This sensitivity to how others perceive you can be hurtful at times, because you are very vulnerable to criticism, real or imagined - especially from those in authority. You sometimes imagine that you are being judged and found wanting, when in fact you are your own harshest [...] 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 [...] [..] You can also be hypersensitive to others' criticism when you are in one of these moods, and may react with anger far out of proportion to the slight, real or imagined. And you can fail to offer the important word of praise or encouragement when it is most needed, for some [...] 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.