COACHING FOR THOSE IN LAW
Dignity and Empathy
Key elements of persuasion
Groups / Teams
Build a trusting client relationship that informs the emotional connection of story
Help the audience listen and believe the information expressed consistent with their own beliefs
Earn trust and empower selected individuals
Convey a memorable structure simply and intentionally
Create interest and intrigue for your audience
Master physical skills, including connecting through your eyes, mirroring, raising or lowering status, illustrating with movement, voice impact through volume, rate, pitch, tone and inflection.
Leaders / Managers
Storytelling is the essential human activity.
The harder the situation, the more essential it is.
Tim O'Brien, author
The Things They Carried
Effective storytelling matters in all stages of a criminal proceedings - from mitigation collection, investigation, plead negotiations through sentencing. Working with Matthew privately or in a workshop setting, participants learn the mechanics of effective story construction, the specifics of building around the theme you are trying to convey and have the opportunity to apply the skills to an actual case.
Work with a client to fin the best way to drive + tell your story to persuade.
Work with your client to best explain their background, put it in a context of seeking justice.
How you tell your client's story matters.
Help clients to find the words to make the people in power to understand their path they've walked. Empathize, visualize, being .......along the path
Empathy. Discover empathy for their journey. thy've been on that journey. Compassion that have brought them to this crossroads in their life.
Dignity - through their story - shape the narrative.
Snapshot - but you have to show them them the whole photo album
Moments - Facebook has moments
Distill critical moments of the life of your client, explain in a compelling way that taps into the humanity in one's life.
Share their experiences - decision maker through the lens of empathy and dignity
Outcomes / Learning Objectives
articulate their experiences in a way that lands in the heart of the decision maker (prosecutors or judges or jurors)
Key decision points with better clarity
fiind the langauge to verbalize their emotions
Walk this thrugh this story. Walk the clients through their own journey so that they can better verbalize their expeirences.
Moments of Reflection
Converts the facts into compassionate narrative that's relatable to the audience.