They are inventors, and authors, and incredible artists. They are experts at using metaphor and rich, visual imagery to tell the most detailed and believable stories.
What’s really impressive is they don’t even realize they are doing it.
One client recently told me that her student loan debt was a giant, dark cloud that followed her everywhere.
As much as I appreciate the visual—it helps me understand how her student loans feel to her so that I can better coach her through it—the visual isn’t doing her any favors.