Posts Tagged ‘Metaphors’
Helen Thayer: An Uncommon Life of Adventure
At the age of 48, Helen Thayer, a world class athlete and mountaineer, stood on top of Mt. Communism in Tajikistan and was struck by an inspiration. At that moment, she decided to start a new chapter in her life by using her world expeditions as metaphors to teach and inspire students. She founded the non-profit Adventure Classroom with the mission “to inspire students to embrace integrity, demonstrate courage, and assume responsibility for their actions.”
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Last week I attended a training that focused on the power of visual thinking through graphic facilitation. It’s true – a picture is worth a thousand words – and even better, a metaphor is worth 1000 pictures. Thinking and communicating in pictures and metaphors seems to have reached a tipping point, as businesses from all industries tune into the fact that visual learning is the preferred style for up to 80% of people (ahead of kinesthetic and auditory learning).
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