Sunday, March 16, 2014
What it means to be a class act
You have probably heard the term, "She is a class act." Of course, it's always a compliment. But exactly what does that mean?
Class is easy to recognize but much harder to define. Similarly, the absence of class is easy to detect and a serious flaw for anyone who aspires to be successful.
First of all, class is not an "act." It's a deep-seated way of life. Having class involves good manners, politeness, pride without showboating, empathy, humility and an abundance of self-control.
People can tell if you have class by the way you interact with others. If you have class, you don't need much of anything else to be a winner. If you don't have it, no matter what you do, it won't make up the difference. Money, notoriety or success by themselves won't give you class. Class comes from within, not from external sources.
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