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