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. [..] Somewhere in the back of your mind is the eternal vision of a world which could be more beautiful and more orderly; and this means that the background purpose of your work is also important. You are not likely to want to work for a company which pollutes the environment [...] [..] You need to go on learning throughout your life, and a good education will give you the skills to ensure that you can continue your learning even after you have got your qualification or degree. Whatever your background, do not let family or social factors deter you from [...] [..] Travel, included in your work requirements, could help to give you this refreshing and changing range of mental input. Most importantly, your work needs to involve people - either through communicating ideas to a larger audience, or through direct involvement with their [...] 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. [..] You may also need to allow your own work to be less than perfect, and not expect so much either of yourself or of others. No one gets it right all the time. Some of your insistence on perfection arises from a deep anxiety that, if you do not get it right, you will be criticised [...] [..] These deeper feelings need to be acknowledged and expressed at appropriate moments. It would not be wise to stifle them, since they will then be projected and come back at you through others' aggression and power-plays. Or you may find yourself being inadvertently aggressive [...] 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.