Common Impediments: Desire for Recognition

                                                                  Q. Is it acceptable to desire recognition from the spiritual master or is it inappropriate and a version of materially seeking distinction?

                                                                  Q. How to cope up with envy in this competitive world? I am working for a software company which is always full of competition and peer pressures. Even if I try to ignore the peer pressure, at times this attitude itself is leading me to inefficiency in work or stagnation. How to develop the right attitude at work place without yielding to envy and at the same time improving the efficiency? I need some practical tips that I can follow on a day to day basis.