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Lessons from Aristotle: A Modern Application of Classical Wisdom

Dec 15, 2017
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Central Time Zone

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Twenty-three hundred years ago, Aristotle laid out a three-step process for achieving exceptional results in persuasion and influence. This class translates the process for modern-day lawyers and shows lawyers how to employ Aristotle’s model to negotiate more effectively and achieve better results for clients.

  • Negotiate more effectively using Aristotle’s three elements of persuasion
  • Improve negotiation results with advance interest-based planning
  • Maintain clarity during times of stress

 

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9:30 - 10:30  

Professional Relationships: Reducing Conflict, Increasing Competence and Diligence
While few lawyers would intentionally act in ways that prejudice their client's positions, they sometimes unintentionally interact with opposing counsel, decision-makers and others in ways that diminish influence. Lawyers will take an objective look at themselves and learn how to maintain influence at all times.

10:30 - 11:30   Aristotle's Model of Persuasion
Aristotle laid out a model for persuasion that includes far more than logical argument. Discover how to effectively use communication, trust, emotion and passion to gain influence over clients, counsel and decision-makers.
11:30 - 11:45   Break
11:45 - 12:45   Don't Get Derailed by Stress and Anxiety
Productivity and effectiveness can diminish with increased stress and anxiety. In this very popular section, lawyers learn how to simply and easily take dominion over self-induced anxiety, and as a result are able to significantly increase their success and fulfillment as practicing professionals.
12:45- 1:45   Lunch (on your own)
1:45 - 2:45   Techniques of Automatic Influence
Maximize your influence and achieve your clients' objectives by learning to employ--and guard against--9 techniques that are proven to unconsciously influence.
2:45-3:00   Break
3:00-4:30   Unique Skills for Exceptional Results in Negotiation
Everyone involved in a negotiation has principles and needs at stake. You can achieve a significant edge toward achieving your clients' objectives with planning and expansive negotiation techniques that get more needs met.
4:30 - 5:30   Don't Get Derailed by Difficult People
Learn strategies to redirect and deflate negative emotions and stay aligned with getting the best results, even in intense situations.
5:30   Adjourn

Brian Hammer

Brian Hammer, M.A., J.D., is the founder and a facilitator for The Likeable Lawyer. Brian practiced law for over ten years before starting The Likeable Lawyer in 2003, and has designed and delivered thousands of highly-praised programs to law firms, corporations and organizations nationwide. He is a frequent speaker at bar conventions, law firm events and other professional association meetings. Brian is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, the University of North Carolina School of Business, and holds a Masters of Psychology degree from the University of Santa Monica.


Date: 12/15/2017
Start Time: 09:30:00Central Time Zone
End Time: 17:30:00Central Time Zone
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"This class is valuable because it helps you get outside your own head and gives you ways to see things from the other side's perspective, which is how true persuasion begins."
Robert Jackson,
Portland Superior Court



"This course was vastly superior in subject matter to any other CLE I've attended. The material is brilliant. Most importantly, it reminded me that there is an art and beauty to our practice."
Caitlin Stewart,
Persels & Associates



"In a very convenient succinct manner, The Likeable Lawyer conveys critical components of being effective at leadership and persuasion."
Jean Tuffet,
Attorney



"I really liked the conversational nature of the course and found it to be very engaging, helpful and informative. Much more fun than I have experienced before in a CLE program."
Nicole Stach,
Morgan Lewis



"Class content was excellent. Great breakdown of negotiation tactics and related skills."
Steven Brandstedt,
Litchfield Cavo LLP