On the other hand, much of the strategic creativity necessary for successful litigation is an art, born of persuasion, instincts, and emotion. The best trial lawyers understand this, embrace it, and thrive on the unlimited possibilities that exist to frame persuasive, winning arguments. Many of these lawyers leverage their strategic verbal skills both in and out of the courtroom. For some, the tactical argument can even become the default position in everyday communication with co-workers, friends, and family members! Many litigation lawyers possess very high levels of self-confidence. While believing in their ability to win is crucial for successful case resolution, it can sometimes cloud their ability to appreciate work they may not deem vital to the win.