High-Brows possess an undeniable and almost uncanny capacity to understand human nature. This is due in large part to their keen observation of people, their skill at reading and understanding emotions, and their ability to uncover the motives and desires that drive someone. Many also tend to possess strong interpersonal skills, can be quite charming, and can easily gain people's trust.
In most circumstances, good people skills would be an asset, but this isn't always the case in High-Brows. Some High-Brows have an indifferent, potentially disparaging view of other people, and can look down on colleagues of lesser rank, education or skills. They also sometimes use their social awareness to deceive others for their own ends, especially people they don't particularly like, or people who can be easily fooled. In general, High-Brows are fairly cunning individuals - and some of them may be tempted to use less scrupulous means to get to the top. For example, they may go out of their way to be nice to someone (or befriend them) if there is the potential for personal gain.
High-Brows' perceptiveness and persuasiveness could make them assets in high-pressure sales or aggressive negotiations, but they are not ideal for leadership positions or customer service. They can be decent team players when there is a strong leader at the helm who can see through their behavior and keep them in check.