The Power of a Moment

A longtime trial attorney and partner at a successful firm recently shared some of his insight on questioning witnesses. He maintained that when examining a witness, the length of time you spend interviewing them and the level of detail you seek from them in the questions you ask, should very depending on how you want the jury to perceive the moment.

Paul Lisnek on public speaking and staying positive

“Success in public speaking rests in proper preparation, rehearsal, keeping some key delivery tips in mind, and, most important, adjusting the movie that runs through our heads that keeps trying to tell us over and over just how terrible the experience is going to be. Nothing can be further from the truth; we just have to make the shift internally. Simply put, for most people who fear public speaking, the resolution rests in their own minds. It is within their power to change.