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 may not be flamboyant about your love of independence; but whether you are introverted or put everything in the shop window for all to see, you love the feeling that you have encountered a hard obstacle and turned it into an opportunity. If you have tried to "fit in" [...] You are not daunted by tough challenges, nor by the kind of crises which send many people fleeing to safer, more stable work. You like living at the cutting edge and plumbing the depths, and you are fascinated by human motivation and the hidden elements in human character. Mysteries of [...] [..] But you are intolerant of anyone attempting to tell you what to do, especially if you have little respect for that person or sense that the surface of authority masks a mean or hypocritical spirit beneath. You like to go your own way and muster your own crusade, and you [...] 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. [..] Others' generosity does not always carry a price tag, and you may need to remember that there will always be times when you must turn to others for support or advice or expertise in order to further your own goals. Your insistence on autonomy can also make it hard for you [...] [..] It is likely that early experiences taught you the unreliability of others' promises, and you may have had your share of disappointment in those who seemed to believe in you and then let you down when you really needed them. This may have made you intensely self-sufficient, [...] 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.