honda’s metaphor: kicking out the ladder

We began Information Architecture this semester by looking at the construction of language through the use of metaphors. Earlier I posted about the metaphors we use during class discussion. Today on Twitter @DocMara pointed to an excellent documentary by Honda that investigates the idea of failure in the innovation process. It seems that Honda has a series of documentaries under the heading The Power of Dreams. One video, Kick out the Ladder, caught my attention because of how Honda has employed the metaphor both in their company and visually in the documentary:

Cross-posted at the IAOC Blog.

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