Want to be a good manage? Then drop the metaphors

Beware the metaphor. Leaders open conferences, give keynote speeches and write blogs to explain and inspire. They like to use metaphors to freshen up what they say.But an over extended metaphor or an ill chosen one can confuse rather than clarify, give out an unintended message and even expose mangers to ridicule.

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