In a recent article, Nancy Duarte explains that metaphors in presentations can act as a shortcut when learning difficult concepts. The article suggests holding a brainstorming session in order to think of as many ideas as possible. Do not narrow down potential metaphors until there is a critical mass of concepts. Although this may not result in an useable shortcut it will at the least get you thinking outside the box.
Posted by Theodore H. Waggner, Esq., Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal