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Power Play: Good taste is power

I love this one. Many of us think we have good taste but Power Players actually do. Though taste is subjective, good taste tends to be a consensus opinion.

It’s good taste to bring an excellent bottle of wine to someone’s house for dinner or not to drink at the table if you’re dining out with a recovering alcoholic. Or to leave a party early if it’s about to get out of control or to keep a civil tongue if someone gets mean and nasty.

This is powerful behaviour because it automatically sets you up as a person who takes the high road. And taking the high road is always in good taste.

The power that comes from exhibiting good taste is undeniable. People are drawn to good taste like a magnet and they like being in the company of classy people who have taste oozing out of their fingertips.

Rose Herceg

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Rose Herceg is an entrepreneur, strategist and author, and until recently was strategy director of the STW Group, working across 70 companies. She is currently developing several online start-ups in media and media content.