Can you win life’s battles without losing yourself?
Life is full of trials, and sometimes you need a warrior spirit to overcome them. Award-winning attorney Heather Hansen has spent over twenty years fighting on the battlefields of the courtsbut even in her fiercest clashes, she’s remained true to herself and her principles. She shares her journey to becoming an Elegant Warrior, and imparts the wisdom she’s learned from her decades on the bar.
Armed with the tools and techniques she’s honed in the courtroom, Hansen makes the case that anyone can become an Elegant Warrior: someone who fights adversity with grace and compassion, and battles without losing respect for themselves and their adversaries.
Using real-life case studies and personal stories from the fast-paced courtroom arena, Hansen teaches you how to triumph over your own struggles. From overcoming the Curse of Knowledge to discovering the Power of How, you’ll learn how to tap into your own personal strengths to face whatever challenges come your way.
We all have to go to war at times. Sometimes the combat zone is your home; sometimes it’s the office. And sometimes, it’s your inner world. As an Elegant Warrior, you’ll be armed with the confidence, wisdom and skills to enter the fray and remain true to yourself.
|Publisher:||Page Two Books, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Heather Hansen is a trial lawyer. She has defended medical malpractice cases for over twenty years, was recently inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers and is consistently named one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania. Heather works as a communication consultant, combining her courtroom experience with her psychology degree and her training as a mediator to help her clients ask better questions, master objections, and use credible persuasion to succeed. She has appeared on CNN, NBC, Fox News Channel, and Good Day Philadelphia, and is the host of The Elegant Warrior podcast. Heather lives in New York City.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Choose Your Elegance 1
1 Don't Just Complain-Move 9
2 Discover Your Personal Elegance 13
3 Be Curious 17
4 Move to Create Progress-or to Create Fire 23
5 Decide Whether to Get Dirty 27
6 Choose Your Army; Start with Your Mentors 31
7 Be Quick to Laugh, Even During Battle 35
8 Collect Your Yeses 35
9 Rest 43
10 Nurture Your Team 47
11 Know When to Settle 51
12 Pick People Well 55
13 Use Your Voice 59
14 Open to Impress 63
15 Strike with Questions 69
16 Remember the Power of How 73
17 Be as Good as Your Word 79
18 Prove It-with Evidence 83
19 Show It 'til You Grow It 89
20 Learn to Object 93
21 Overcome Objections 97
22 Stop Looking for Objections 101
23 Be Your Own Best Advocate 105
24 Don't Deny the Damages 109
25 Close with Respect 115
26 Embrace Rejection 119
27 Quiet Your Lizard Brain 123
Conclusion: Win or Lose, Fight with Elegance 127