Young person in a competitive industry

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Question: As a young person in a demanding and competitive industry, what is the best way to stop co-workers from being angry as I succeed in my career?  -- Anonymous


When you surge ahead of them, they feel insecure and doubtful about the progress (or lack) of their own career. This is especially true of older workers who know they may not go as far as you. Be pleasant, don't flaunt your wins or raises, and ALWAYS give public credit to anyone who contributes, even in a small way, to your successes.

You know the old phrase "Kill em with kindness"? It really does work, although it can have a negative affect on those people who can only function on negativity. You can't change others (you already know that). You can only be accountable for your attitude and your responses. ...(register to read more)

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