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Build-a-Metaphor Template

Learn to turbocharge your imagination and excel

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Humorous visual metaphors, otherwise known as cartoons, are a mental modeling technique with astonishing potential to see problems differently and expose potential solutions. Especially problems that do not have a formulaic solution. People problems, innovation problems, future-projection problems. This template lets people without strong drawing skills experience the benefits of this technique.

Cartoon thinking lowers inhibition to think more creatively and naturally facilitates insight. It may sound funny, but if you’re serious about creativity, innovation, empathy, or insight, this is one of the very best ways to find it.

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