Sync Online: Leadership Metaphors

Welcome to this module on Leadership Metaphors.

  • As creative people, metaphors are a natural part of our lives and work.
  • In leadership metaphors can help us to explore our behaviours and consider aspects of our professional lives that may be challenging to refer to directly.
  • Talking about and through your metaphor can help you realise things about your leadership, so you can act upon them.
1. What is a Metaphor? 2. What is a Leadership Metaphor? 3. Inanimate vs Animate Leadership Metaphors 4. Why are Leadership Metaphors Useful? 5. Examples of Leadership Metaphors 6. What is your Leadership Metaphor? 7. Leadership Metaphor Questions