Mysterious Learning

If you are teaching an important lesson or sharing critical information, you might assume that you need to be incredibly precise.  However, sometimes being a little ambiguous or injecting a bit of mystery can be more effective.  Find out how a metaphor invented and described well can often have the biggest impact – and discover a simple-to-use tool for making metaphors in this issue of the Firefly News Flash.

Power Tip:  Letting other people interpret a metaphor on their own leaves a stronger impression than translating it for them.

In this Issue:

99-Word Story:  Riding the Changes – The risks of learning

Discovery:  52 Fathoms – Mysterious learning

Ideas:  Risk and Learning – The just-right challenge

Activity:  Strategic Use of Metaphor – Four ways to make better analogies