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Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better!

I talked about this kind of person before in my 7 deadliest friends blog, but I wanted to bring more attention to the girl who needs all of the attention. If you’re in a situation where you have to deal with someone who constantly steals the spotlight it’s no question how annoying and down right a pain in the ass it can become when she’s practically your shadow. You see a cute top at you’re favorite store she buys one too, you’ve been a fan of an indie band for years, you know every song, and enjoyed every concert until one night you see her moshing in a gift shop t-shirt she just bought 10 minutes ago . You post a funny video you found on youtube to see not only has she posted it too, she’s even gotten more comments.


Now supposedly imitation is supposed to be the highest form of flattery. We’ve even recently seen this in Hollywood with the much talked about debate between Nicki Minaj vs. Lil Kim. In reality, you should feel special that she thinks so highly of you that she has to cop…

When You Want to Tell Your Boss.....

You want a raise Asking for money is never easy, especially in the workplace. No one wants to feel like they don't appreciate what they are given now, but at the same time if you find yourself struggling to pay this months car payment and can barely make enough to save or that you have worked there long enough to where you feel you deserve a pay increase then yes! You should bring this to their attention immediately. How? Don't be brash about your approach simply (which may feel easier said than done) address your feelings of why you think you deserve an increase in your salary. Let them know your situation without feeling like you are trying to win them over by playing the sympathy card. Also, remind your boss what you bring to the table every day at work. Are you always on time? Are you what they refer to as a "team player?". By showing your boss that you aren't just randomly asking for money and have reason to back up your request, they might find more reas…