Metaphors are "Idea Containers." Metaphors not only light up different regions of the brain, they are a conduit to deeper awareness for your clients. Using them can make your coaching easier and more meaningful.
Metaphors are so powerful that the ICF Core Competencies and the New ICF Core Competency 7 Evokes Awareness speaks directly to using metaphorical awareness in your coaching.
Definition: Facilitates client insight and learning by using tools and techniques such as powerful questioning, silence, metaphor or analogy.
Get the slides, worksheet and White Paper for this webinar and consider ways that you might tune your ears to metaphors in your coaching conversations.