We all feel the urge to compare ourselves to others. (No, it’s not just you), including the absolutely most successful among us. But is that actually good for us? And are the images we’re comparing ourselves against even true?
Kara and Tanja talk about comparison, competition, and what it’s like to accidentally be the one others are comparing themselves to (and what to do about it if that happens).
Kara talks to her friend Nina, who is currently working three (and sometimes more!) jobs. Is the hustle never ending? What does the urge to compare mean when you’re a business owner and trying to start your own thing? Find Nina on Twitter and at collectiveblue.co
And today we’ve got an interview with money blogger J. Money (J$), who started the Rockstar Finance net worth tracker, inspiring radical transparency across the personal finance blogosphere. He also blogs at budgetsaresexy.com.
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