5/31/2013

The best and most seasoned executives are able to walk into a room and instantly read the social dynamics at play, says systems therapist David Kantor. That allows them to recognize how to defuse tensions, get everyone pulling together and boost their team's productivity. Fortunately, Kantor says, reading a room is a skill that can be learned if bosses spend some time focusing on the structural dynamics of conversations and social interactions.

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