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
In the spring, I spend time planning and hoping for my gardens to “do their thing”. I hope that everything does what it’s supposed to do and plan accordingly from past experience, while listening to new ideas from other perennial garden “wizards”.
It’s much like project management.
At some point, you let go and watch everything unfold. There are opportunities to change things up a bit, move things around and take notes on what you would do differently next time. Then you wait…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
Hello I am currently delivering FISH! training in the workplace and really enjoying it. I was wondering if someone can tell me how I find out when the next train the trainer sessions will be held in Europe - and if there will ever be a train the…Continue
Hello Everyone,I will speaking to a group of elementary school principals on the theme "Building Bridges". I really like the Fish Philosophy and would like to incorporate the philosophy with the theme. Can you someone share some team building…Continue