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Interpersonal skills, general
Leading up is about setting an example and building influence so you can be more effective. It starts with these seven skills.
We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.
None of us wants to be "that doctor."
Even healthy practices have to guard against negativity.
With a little practice, these seven vital skills can become a natural part of your patient consultations.
Practicing in a large organization requires skills you may not have needed in independent practice.
Your clinical and financial success may depend on work relationships within your practice.
The author explains why you need not check your sense of humor at the door when treating patients. He explores how humor can be both a therapeutic tool and a tool for making interactions more patient-friendly.