I kinda love the word, but man, I hate the actual saboteur.
You know, that incessant voice in our heads that constantly gets in our way.
Here's the problem: we think that voice is us.
My FB Live from Wednesday 01/08/20 has been uploaded as a bonus podcast episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed "How to Help Jurors Write the Ending to Your Client’s Story." Subscribe in iTunes or in your preferred podcast app to make sure you get all new episodes, and leave us a Review!
So you found your ideal juror. Now what?
Won’t identifying them mean they get kicked off? Shouldn’t I “hide” them from opposing counsel?
This really is a question about group dynamics.
Give this episode a listen to learn why “hiding” them not only is a poor strategy, but why I also think you don’t need to be afraid of showing the other side your ideal jurors.
I love planning.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE planning.
Planning is only successful if you answer these five questions first.
Give this episode a listen to learn the five questions you should ask yourself as you go about planning your year.
If you've been listening to the podcast, you know I'm all about thought work.
You can choose your thoughts, which means you can affect how you feel.
But that doesn't mean you'll never experience pain.
Pain is a part of life and knowing how to deal with will make a tremendous impact on your success in and out of court.
Give this episode a listen to learn about how you cause yourself unnecessary pain and what to do instead.
If you're working hard to follow up with jurors in voir dire, you're working too hard.
There are really only three questions you need to follow up.
You're making it too hard my friends. It really is more simple than you think to follow up.
Give this episode a listen and put these three questions in your back pocket for the next time you're in voir dire.
Anyone out there going through a transition? (My hand is raised.)
Transitions are hard.
But they don't have to be.
William Bridges, author of Transitions offers some great insight into the three phases of any transition which I'll break down for you in this episode.
Give this episode a listen to learn how to navigate any transition you're experiencing in your life.
This is audio from the virtual Book Launch Party we hosted on Thursday, November 21st. In it, I go through why I wrote From Hostage to Hero, how I wrote it, and how you can get the most out of your reading experience.
If you don't have a copy yet, you can place your order HERE.
Your case is about your client, right?
Your case is NEVER about your client. Jurors don't find for clients; they take a stand for principles.
Figure out what principle was violated by the defendant and clearly communicate that to the jurors.
Give this episode a listen to learn how to do that.
"When I communicate authoritatively, I'm called a bitch."
"I'm naturally confident, but I'm often viewed as aggressive."
"Being a female trial lawyer is so much harder than I thought."
Lady lawyers, you are up against it.
But the answer isn't to hide who you are.
Give this episode a listen to learn what to do instead.
Sari de la Motte is the host of "From Hostage to Hero." She has been dubbed the "Attorney Whisperer" because of her unique ability to help attorneys communicate their true selves.