The Power of Metaphorical Thinking

Metaphoric solutions provide inspiring real-world insights. The creative impact of metaphors in creative problem solving, inventing and development of innovative strategies is enormous. Metaphors allow you to carry out your thoughts out into the unknown by using the known as a stepping stone.

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Metaphorical Self-Motivation

Self-motivation nurtures your emotions that will guide you and facilitate reaching your goals.

Metaphors help you to visualize yourself as a person you want to be.

Metaphors help you also to set stretch goals on the way to your big dream.

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Metaphorical Communication

Communication starts in the mind of the sender and ends in the mind of the receiver. Metaphors are fundamental parts of insights and communication. They help a sender to make a message more colorful and easier to understand and visualize.  Metaphors make the receivers' thinking more intuitive by invoking an imaginary example of something they are familiar with.

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Metaphorical Education

Metaphors fill the spaces in which learning occurs much faster. They create 'Aha!' moments and make the process of education more emergent, alive and joyful.

Impactful metaphors can also multiply educational efforts as many grateful learners who experienced 'Aha!' moments may be willing to use these metaphors to educate others.

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Examples

 

Achievement

To achieve your dream, copy and paste it to your 'Action' folder.  >>>

Communication

If you want your message to hit the target, make an adjustment to the wind.

Negotiation

Treat negotiation as a partner dance where the Lead-Follow roles are switched frequently in order to arrive at a Win-Win solution in a harmonious way.

Idea

An innovative business idea is a surprise seed: you work on growing it into an envisioned fruit tree, but it transforms into something very different as it grows.

Change Management

Understand that change in never over. See your organization as a winning team of rafters that strives to win a race in white waters of a rough river. Embark on your brave 'Change Management' boat and ride the waves of change that come relentlessly from different directions in different forms.

Customer

Love for customers is the springhead of the cascade of innovations and the river of revenues... More

Loving Relationships

See your loving relationships as a flower that needs to be watered every day

Conquer conflicts by curing their roots and fruits with love... More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Easy Way to Become a Genius

I have a big dream and a burning desire to make it a reality. They are the lodestar and the fuel for my subconscious mind.

The starter is a sincere attempt to find a brilliant solution consciously... More

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Metaphoric KoRe 10 Innovative Thinking Tools (10 KITT)

KoRe 10 Innovative Thinking Tools are relevant and rich metaphors that are to help design innovative entrepreneurial strategies, find creative solutions to a complex problem, invent new things, anticipate opponents' moves >>>