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.
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.
Ideal juror? Aren't we supposed to look for our "bad" juror?
What you focus on, you create.
Want ideal jurors? You need to know what they look like.
Give this episode a listen to learn more.
My FB Live from Wednesday 08/28/19 has been uploaded as a bonus episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed "Why You Should Let Jurors Control Voir Dire."
I know you don't want to annoy jurors (at least I hope not.)
But you may be doing these 7 things and not know that jurors hate them.
The only thing you need to win the hearts and minds of jurors is you.
You don't need these seven things, so stop doing them.
Give the podcast a listen to find out the seven things you're doing that jurors hate. You can listen on iTunes or on your preferred podcast app.
FB Live Episode - Why You Must Form the Group If You Want to Increase Your Chance of Winning at Trial
My FB Live from Wednesday 07/17/19 has been uploaded as a bonus episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed "Why You Must Form the Group If You Want to Increase Your Chance of Winning at Trial."
Have you been told you need to build trust with jurors to get them to vote your way?
What you need is permission.
What’s permission and how do you get it? Give the podcast a listen to find out.
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Trial is an adversarial process, which means there’s a clear enemy.
The problem is, you believe the enemy is the jurors themselves.
Believing that jurors are the enemy will cause you all sorts of stress, worry, and take you off your game.
Jurors are not the enemy. Give the podcast a listen to learn how damaging this belief is to your trial practice. Learn ways to let go of this limiting belief and set yourself free once and for all.
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A juror scowls and crosses his arms.
So you should freak out, right?
You walk into the breakroom and two colleagues immediately stop talking.
They’re talking about you, right?
In today’s podcast, I explore Limiting Belief #3: My Stories are True.
Stories have the power to absolutely take you off your game both at trial and in life.
Give the podcast a listen to learn how to get a handle on your stories.
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My From Hostage to Hero FB Live from Wednesday 05/08/19 has been uploaded as a bonus podcast episode on the From Hostage To Hero Podcast. This week we discussed why your opening is only as good as your voir dire and how they work together for trial success.
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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.