Tag Archives: manipulation

Break-up

“My partner has been stealing from me. I want us to break-up. He needs to go back to California.” Ron said. Ron owned “Jackson-Morgan”, a high-end antique and interior decorating store. “I’m sorry to hear that,” I responded, trying to sound empathetic. Over the years as a lawyer, I had...

A Note of Reason (United States of America v. George Trofimoff)

There is a propagandist strategy I call “a note of reason”. It is used by good (successful) salesmen, evangelists, and core political ideologues. The idea and the approach is simple, but it takes practice to perfect. When used effectively, the customer, the church goer ( I am always reminded of...

The Observer

In the practice of law, there are those who classify and stereotype instead of observe. No two people are alike. Each person has their own life experience. It may be the same act as had occurred with someone else. After all, there is nothing new under the sun, but for...