Our expert presenters have helped thousands of organizations to live The FISH! Philosophy. Whether you want an inspiring keynote or facilitated event, we will work with you to design the experience that meets your needs. 

FISH! Philosophy – Keynote Speakers


Deena Ebbert

Insightful, with a knack for finding fun and delight in the world around us, Deena Ebbert will inspire you to start your own attitude epidemic. Deena has a passion for performance, as a former professional opera singer and longtime member of corporate America, where she led many top-performing teams. She understands how to motivate teams through compassion and trust. Deena invites us to begin seeing our jobs as a tool to make our lives complete, and The FISH! Philosophy as a way to build a common language for success.

“… incredibly inspiring … captivating, funny, serious, real, and overall intoxicating. You left us with powerful messages and tools to make us better professionals and people.”

Julie B. Hirsch, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide

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John Christensen

A filmmaker and CEO of ChartHouse Learning, John Christensen has always been fascinated by people who work with passion. When he encountered a fish market that pulsed with that energy and purpose, he knew he had to make a film about it. John shares the insights that led him to make the film FISH! and how the FISH! Philosophy can help anyone be more effective at work and home. To John, qualities like wholeheartedness and spirit aren’t extra—they are the foundation of success for any team or organization.

When you find wholeness and spirit in work, creativity and quality will soar.
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FISH! Philosophy Clients

Training & Workshops

Using the lens of The FISH! Philosophy, our facilitators guide you through the challenges that are critical to your success. We know how to lead difficult conversations that move your team forward with trust and commitment. We help you set clear goals and design an action plan with measurable results.


Train the Trainer

Become a master FISH! Philosophy trainer at this two-day, interactive workshop. Learn proven, step-by-step methods to achieve your training objectives. Pick up tips from other FISH! Philosophers and develop a strategy to embed the philosophy into the DNA of your culture. Move your organization forward and become equipped for greater professional success.

The next Train the Trainer event is:

October 6 & 7, 2016

Day 1 – 9:00am – 4:00pm, Dinner at 6:00pm
Day 2 – 9:00am – 3:00pm

ChartHouse Learning, The Official Home of The FISH! Philosophy
221 River Ridge Circle, Burnsville, MN 55337

$1,995.00 (Includes Trainer Tools – a $495 value)
$2,749.00 (Includes Trainer Tools and FISH! – a $1,349 value)

To register for this event please click below or call 800.695.4534.

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FISH! Experience

Join us for an exciting and interactive experience based on one of the most popular training programs ever—FISH! Experience. FISH! has inspired millions of lives and thousands of workplaces globally, and you can be next.

This experience features usable ideas, storytelling, exercises, networking and humor to bring passion and purpose to your work and life. Even if you have already used the FISH! film in your workplace, you’ll uncover the tools to spark positive action and gain renewed inspiration. Plus you’ll be able to network and exchange stories with people from businesses and organizations across the country who share your passion for aliveness at work.


Here’s some of what you’ll take home with you from a FISH! Experience:

  • Practical tools to bring The FISH! Philosophy to life.
  • Proven strategies to increase morale, retention and revenue.
  • Rekindled passion for what you do, and what your organization can become.
  • An understanding of how to begin culture change at your workplace.

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FISH! For Schools – Workshops

FISH! For Schools workshops give you the tools to create a productive, safe and fun learning culture. Strengthen relationships among staff and students, and help students experience how good it feels to respect and help others. Reduce discipline problems and bullying, so you have more time to focus on teaching. Attend a national event or we will work with you to create a customized workshop for your school or district.

FISH! For Schools – Presenters


Steve Mintz

Steve Mintz loves to learn—and he is driven to help others learn too. Steve has more than 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, camp and retreat director, curriculum designer and downhill ski coach. He has worked with educators across the country and trained facilitators around the world. Steve’s engaging style helps you connect with new ideas and age-old wisdom so you connect even more effectively with your colleagues and students.

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Doug Strauss

Doug Strauss, one of the Pike Place fishmongers who inspired the FISH! video, shows you how to apply this simple philosophy to achieve success and fulfillment. With practical strategies and personal lessons from his life as a fishmonger, teacher, coach and parent, Doug shows you how to build teamwork and trust, deliver outstanding service and take charge of how you respond to life’s challenges.

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“Just wanted to thank you for a FANTASTIC program you delivered for 
our organization! We have received nothing but RAVE reviews. 
Many of us were very inspired, both by your stories as well as your facilitations.

Pamela Duda Davis, Merck & Co., Inc. 


Questions? Want to learn more about FISH!?

Speak to a FISH! representative at 800.695.4534

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