We all have the ability. Some of us aren’t as good as others of you, but you all have the ability. With practice you can get better at it. I think my general rule of thumb is that the person that says they’re good at reading people – aren’t all that good at it. If you’re really good at it, you don’t have to say it. You just do it. Now I don’t know how people do it. If I did, this post would be much different, but you know how to do this.
The more that I understand human developmental process – the better I am able to read people. The ability to read people will make you better at everything else that you do. Learn how to better read. If you do a search on Google, it’ll tell you what to do.
What I do is listen to what people say – then learn how to listen to what is not being said. It always tells you more.