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Remove the Mask in 2019

Last night I had a dream that I was working in a recovery program with inmates. I dreamt that I was with a group of about 10 dudes, and Eminem was in that group. He was actually one of the inmates and he was in recovery. It was very realistic.
Paul Mycroft
January 3, 2019
Masked Man Articles

Find the Right Story for Your Client

The Director's Cut What You Can Learn from the Stage and Screen to Help Find the Right Story for Your Client In our Tell the Winning Story workshops, when you create your client’s monologue (finding your clients emotional truth) you play the part of the actor/storyteller, with your partner directing…
Jesse Wilson
October 15, 2018
CLE jury consulting Articles

Beyond The Stage

Through the articles in this blog, as well as the interviews with influential thought leaders and “change agents” in the field of breakthrough communication, you’ll discover the same skills that can help you become a powerful communicator are the also the same skills that can help you become the best…
Jesse Wilson
November 7, 2017
trial jury story telling Articles

Their Story. Your Stage.

WORKING WITH MEL ORCHARD AND ME IN LOS ANGELES What are they trying to overcome? What are they trying to get through? What's getting in the way of what they want? What is their deepest struggle? All of these questions lie beyond the surface of the story. What I mean…
Jesse Wilson
September 14, 2017
in the moment Articles

Being In The Moment

As a jury trial consultant, when I’m asked to jump into a case and help discover the story that needs to be told to the jury, a big part of the job is about finding the moment with my client’s client… the Plaintiff. What is “the moment?” The moment is…
Jesse Wilson
September 7, 2017
power of language Articles

Sam Shepard and The Power of Language

Digging into the Hidden Landscape of Words Sam Shepard made me pay attention not just to the power of language, but to my entire life. I discovered Sam Shepard when I was in junior high-- an age when I was not really into “serious writing.” This might have even been…
Jesse Wilson
August 2, 2017
trial lawyer Articles

Entertainment is Not a Scary Word

ENTERTAINMENT IS NOT A SCARY WORD Be Turned on By the Truth "We were somewhere on the edge of Barstow..." I'm consulting on a 3 week trial and I can feel the spirit of Hunter S. Thompson's book "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" everywhere here in Sin City. But,…
Jesse Wilson
July 26, 2017
Man in court Articles

The State Before The Story

I remember going to see U2 perform in Philadelphia for the first time almost 20 years ago. It was back in the day when I was waiting tables at Morton’s of Chicago. I still remember that concert as if it were yesterday - Bono, backed up by The Edge, rising…
Jesse Wilson
July 19, 2017