Unpacking toxic competition in work and life

We live in a competitive world and we can get particularly jealous of our peers' achievements. We've all been there - someone gets the promotion that you wanted, your classmate gets into the first team before you. Ryan was trying to wrap his head around what seems to be human nature, when we almost pin our success on other people failing.
6 Jun 5AM English South Africa Comedy Interviews

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