The Leadership Metaphor Explorer is a dynamic training tool designed to stimulate wisdom and understanding about how leadership plays out in organizations. Designed by the Center for Creative Leadership, this hands-on game uses metaphorical images and captions to open a dialogue about the three stages of dependent, independent, and interdependent leadership cultures. Individuals choose images that resonate with them and then participate in a group discussion about leadership in organizations.

Use the Leadership Metaphor Explorer for: 

  •      Coaching
  •      Talent Development
  •      Leadership Awareness
  •      Reflection and Dialogue

The Kit includes one set of 83 different reusable cards as well as a comprehensive facilitator’s guide that provides useful guidelines for a successful learning experience.

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Time Required

Approximately one hour