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 have an instinctive sense of how to behave in any milieu, effortlessly intuiting others' requirements and expectations. You also know how to put others at their ease. You would find it very hard to be isolated at a desk with no one to communicate with and no "team" to [...] [..] This genuine willingness to consider others' viewpoints, and the skill with which you elicit and provide information and advice, equips you to work in any liaison capacity, acting as a diplomat, peacemaker, legal representative, or strategic "power behind the throne". You could [...] [..] 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. [..] If such a state of affairs goes on for too long, you will become frustrated and resentful, and all those efforts to preserve harmony will result in your own emotional nature feeling distinctly inharmonious. A balance is therefore necessary, if you are to remain true to both [...] [..] You tend to expect the same extremely high standards from others that you expect from yourself; and sometimes these standards are simply too high for any human to meet. The harder you are on yourself, the harder you are likely to be on others. You can also be hypersensitive [...] 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.