She Drives Me Nuts Trying To Out Do Me!

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about belittling by out-performance:

I feel a little nuts for asking but I have a huge problem here. I have worked for a real-estate company for 4 months now. I was hired as secretary at first and then, within a month, promoted to Office Manager. I got a small raise but did not complain because I love my job very much. I am also about to graduate with a paralegal degree.Less than a month ago, a woman about ten years older than me started working as my boss’s, wife’s assistant. She is nice to me and VERY friendly but she seems to be competing with me hard. When I do something she tries to do it better. When I say something, she has something to top it. She makes sure everyone hears anything she does and looks at me while she says it.

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