The envy at work that dare not speak its name

A younger or more talented work rival is not a foe, it’s the passage of time that is our adversary

Much has been written about envy at work: how it poisons teamwork; worsens in times of economic crisis and has organisational costs. PHOTO: UNSPLASH
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In the space of just one week not that long ago, I made some perplexing discoveries about three people I know through work.

One was a Financial Times journalist who was playing himself in a BBC drama. Another, also an FT journalist, was a character in a play being staged at a popular London theatre.

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