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. [..] While you are probably not averse to working within an organisation or in company with others, you need to be sure that those who sit alongside you or share your physical work space are themselves quiet, courteous, and respectful of boundaries. You have little tolerance [...] [..] You are a private person who is not really suited to working alongside others in a large office or institution. You need firm boundaries and do not like your space invaded; and you like to be in charge of your own time rather than be subjected to schedules imposed by others. This suggests [...] [..] You love to discover new ideas, and even more, the ways in which ideas connect with each other and reveal a larger pattern. You are a fine communicator, and it is as natural to you to offer knowledge as it is for you to receive it. Because of the constant movement and activity [...] 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. [..] It is possible that you might need to learn to toughen up and take the rough with the smooth. People whose surface behaviour or manner you might initially disapprove of could turn out to be valuable work colleagues or allies; and small foibles which you might focus on may [...] [..] This does not mean you must go around behaving like a prima donna singing the last act of Tosca. It is unlikely that you will ever entirely lose your self-containment, however angry you become. But you are capable of subtler forms of destructive behaviour which are likely [...] 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.