Beware the friendship-jealousy trap

Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown Published on June 29, 2018

Office meetingWe’re more threatened when our friends out-do us than when a stranger bests us in the same way, reports The New York Times’ Tim Herrera. That’s because we are psychologically primed to compare ourselves most to those closest to us, even to the point of subconsciously sabotaging our friends’ efforts. You can choose to be proud of your friends instead. Remember that you do not have the same exact goals as them and that their achievements don’t take anything away from yours. • Here’s what people are saying.

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I have worked in the FDA since 1990 in a variety of positions. I currently serve as chapter president of NTEU Chapter 254, representing FDA employees in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.