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Success Secrets: How Competitive Are You?

A little competition can motivate you, but does your desire to win ever cross the line? We teamed up with Yahoo! Shine to find out how far women will go to be No. 1.

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Friendly Fire

If they were going up against a friend for a job, 79% of women would still pursue the position, but they would do it in a low-key way rather than lobby for it aggressively.

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Be Honest

We may be fierce, but we're also fair: Women are three times less likely than men to take the credit for a colleague's work.

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What Matters

Women try to one-up each other when it comes to weight, looks, and clothes.

Men compete over money and salary.

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The Competition

You're most likely to compete with:

Your coworkers

Your friends

Your significant other

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Hot Topics

Women are most competitive about:

Their IQ: 53%

Their athletic ability: 42%

Their job: 34%

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In Love and War

One-third of women have competed with another woman for a man.

45% of men have competed against another guy to get a girl.

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More than 1 in 3 women say they are "extremely" or "very" competitive.

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Gym Habits

Clearly, competition gets our juices flowing and our feet moving: Nearly half of women are likely to sneak a peek at the person on the treadmill, elliptical, or Spinning bike next to them to compare their performance.

Just 43% of men do the same.

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kim.allen.c wrote:

Go after the job aggresively

7/13/2012 10:53:00 PM Report Abuse

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