Spring time has indeed arrived here. Dare I speak so soon? The bulbs are popping out of the ground and we made it through one of the worst winters I remember. It’s attitude. Everyone is outside greeting one another and happy to see familiar faces. Focusing on what is good and letting go of interferences that contribute to happiness is the key. In your life…always know you have a choice as to how you react. Choose…Continue
I have been pondering what to focus on this March. It has been cold and colder but having said that the practice I focus on is “Choose your Attitude” and I have not worn it out.
There are things we can control and things we cannot. Making a choice as to how to react to something is essential to our mental health. It allows us…Continue
From a FISH! Fan, Larry Alexander, OD FAAO:
I have been a fan of The FISH! Philosophy for years, applying it successfully in my practice to create an engaging and caring environment for our patients and each other. FISH! first emerged from Pike Place Fish, in Seattle, Washington, when a group of fish mongers chose to act on the following principles in their daily work: (I’ve been to Pike Place Fish and it’s incredibly inspiring to see the fish mongers in…Continue
It was my birthday, and I had to work that night. Other than a few hush hush happy birthdays, I thought that was it.
Two of my coworkers took two of the individuals living at the group home that we work at into the back room and told me I had to wait 60 seconds to come back there.
Once I was back there, my Assistant Home Manager said, "This is just a little thing to show much we love you." They played the Beatles' "Happy Birthday" song and we all danced together. It was…Continue
I am a technical instructor by profession. Learning a new technology is one of my regular tasks. Recently I have lost the interest in studying for a new topic. Could you guide me on how I could apply the fish philosophy to work in making by job a…Continue
I'm part of a project group at work to help turn around poor morale and energy in the workplace. I've learnt about FISH! in other organisations and I managed to get the head of department to buy in to implementing the FISH! principles. A real…Continue
My son who is 17, and I were having a conversation about seeking employment last night. His question to me (and a good one at that) is why do people care so little when they are waiting on you, when they, in the first place, applied for the job? Why…Continue
Hey everyone, my name is Amber and I'm from Winnipeg Manitoba - Canada. I am an Administrative Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent of Technology within a large school division. This July we will be hosting our Annual Face-to-Face meeting in…Continue