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Leadership Metaphor Explorer Facilitator's Guide by Chuck Palus, David Horth

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What Do the Metaphors Mean?

Do not distribute the following list to participants; it’s meant only for your reference as a facilitator. When participants ask what a metaphor means, we often reply (in a sincere tone), “What do you think it might mean?” The following descriptions should not replace any of the participants’ interpretations.

Metaphor

Explanation

Adventuresome Explorers

Adventuresome Explorers risk danger as they seek and explore new places and new ideas.

Ambitious Pioneers

Ambitious Pioneers are among the first ones into a new place or a new way of thinking.

Autonomous Teammates

Autonomous Teammates are on the same team but think and act independently.

Battle-Hardened Soldiers

Battle-Hardened Soldiers have been through great ...

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