Nunchi (noon-chee): eye measure. The subtle art of gauging other people’s thoughts, and feelings in order to build trust, harmony and connection. Why did she get promoted? Why does the party only start when he walks in? And why do they always catch the bartender’s eye? It sounds like they’re all experts in the art of nunchi, even if they don’t know it. Nunchi is the guiding principle of Korean life, but anyone can use it: it’s the art of reading a room, your way of understanding what other people are thinking and feeling, and using that to get ahead. The great news is that anyone can hone their nunchi, immediately: all you need are your eyes and ears.