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The Magic of Metaphors: Tools for Leaders

Leadership Metaphor Explorer is a tool for helping a group or team think with more energy, insight, and creativity about the present and future of their work together. This post comes from Amanda Kowal Kenyon, SVP, Director, Organizational Development, Ketchum. Ketchum … READ MORE

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A Brief History of Leadership Metaphor Explorer™ (VIDEO)

This video from a LME session in Second Life (AMI Conference, 2008, University of the Pacific) is fun and interesting. The virtual interactive world of Second Life uses the digital versions of the cards as huge posters on the walls. … READ MORE

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The Systems Skills for Managers Course at Virginia Tech

Our colleague Tom Hickok at the Department of Defense as been using Leadership Metaphor Explorer for team building, and for teaching management topics at Virginia Tech. In the note below he shares his successful recent experience using LME in his System … READ MORE

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Creating an environment in which change can occur

The Explorer tools easily lend themselves to compelling and useful digital graphics. In this example Bruce Flye uses both Visual Explorer and Leadership Metaphor Explorer in helping this team of departmental leaders create their narrative for intentional change. The print … READ MORE

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LME reviewed in Choice: The Magazine of Professional Coaching

Leadership Metaphor Explorer™ was reviewed in Choice magazine , volume 9, number 1. “If you want more profound conversations, I recommend this tool.” Marcy Nelson-Garrison click the image below to enlarge text

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About Leadership Metaphor Explorer

Leadership Metaphor Explorer™ is a deck of postcard-size cards illustrated with a rich variety of drawings and captions designed to provoke insights and different perspectives about leadership. Purchase Leadership Metaphor Explorer™ Browse a sample of the cards

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LME in the military

Leadership Metaphor Explorer in a military environment A team from the Center for Creative Leadership recently used Leadership Metaphor Explorer as part of a design in working with senior military leaders. We hope to be able to share the full … READ MORE

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Protected: Leadership in a Dynamic Ecosystem

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The origins of Leadership Metaphor Explorer™

Bruce Flye is the talented artist and facilitator that helped us create LME. Here are his reflections of how it all got started. I was there, but I’m still not completely sure what happened. Here’s what I recall. In early … READ MORE

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