The Magic of Metaphor

77 Stories for teachers, trainers and thinkers

By: Nick Owen


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Size: 234mm x 156mm

Pages : 256

ISBN: 9781899836703

Format: Paperback

Published: January 2001


This volume presents a collection of powerful stories designed to engage, inspire and transform the listener as well as the reader. Promoting positive feelings, confidence, direction, and vision, the stories supply a wealth of advice and information on the art of creating metaphor and storytelling.

Foreword by Judith DeLozier.

  


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The Magic Of Metaphor - Sample 1


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Nick Owen

What are we called to do in our lives and how can we discover and express our personal and professional genius and purpose? Not easy questions but Nick has been struggling with and exploring them for himself and with others through his writing, editing, and storytelling, as well as in workshops, seminars and coaching sessions with individuals, educational institutions, professional bodies, organisations, and the arts for the last several decades. These days his primary professional passions catalyse around two areas. Firstly, the development of shared narratives that explore how schools, NGOs, and large organisations would do well to be more fully human, more self-organising and self-managing and less stuck in the old paradigms of autocracy, hierarchy, ego, power and control. Secondly, how can people entering the Third Act of their lives see their future less as a surrender into retirement and more as an opportunity to transition into a generative and creative period of contribution and personal exploration of their life's true purpose? In a whole variety of exciting ways, these two areas are both evolutionary and deeply interconnected.

 

 


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