Heart of the Matter LO6362

GSCHERL (GSCHERL@fed.ism.ca)
Mon, 01 Apr 96 18:24:26 EST

Replying to LO6327 --

Scott Simmerman said:

> For me, a good metapohor or a good quote gets a group more focused
> on the issues and opportunities and helps to clarify, not confuse.

This echoes my belief. The use of language and words creates music
which can either clarify or confuse discussions. Take the simple

'Why don't we go out to dinner tonight?'

Instead of helping a person make the decision to go to dinner, the
phrasing makes the person consider reasons why they shouldn't go out
to dinner tonight.

Coincidently I was also planning a request I was planning to send to
the mail list. I'm collecting good positive quotes on a variety of
topics...success, learning, leadership and others. I'm posting my
collection on my homepage.

If anyone would like to share their favourite quotes or metaphors I'd
be pleased to compile and add to my homepage. Send them to me at my
compuserve email - 74361.3675@compuserve.com.

Thanks in advance for sharing.

'If you feed your mind as often as you feed your stomach, you'll
never have to worry about feeding your stomach.' - Albert Einstein

Gary Scherling
Helping people help themselves


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