METAPHORICALLY SPEAKING: How metaphors help us cope in organizations
We all do it.
We travel through life and a plethora of situations, sometimes trying to deal with things by relating our circumstances to a metaphor. What is a metaphor, really? According to Dictionary.com, a metaphor is:
"...a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which
it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “The world is a stage.”
Clearly, life isn't literally a stage, but we may feel like it is at times. How often have you be