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So far FISH! Philosophy has created 7 blog entries.

A FISH! Tale: Eye Lessons with Larry Alexander

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 [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:45-05:00April 13th, 2015|

Manufacturing Company Transforms Workplace with FISH!

Actuant Electrical, Lumberton, NC Lumberton operation’s is a production facility that manufactures Acme Transformer™ brand transformers. Prior to 2009, before the recession hit our industry and our company hard, we had a thriving work culture built on pride and sweat, and sustained by a talented and committed workforce loyal to the brand and Acme operations. [...]

2019-03-08T08:18:03-06:00April 6th, 2015|

No One is Ever Alone

Excerpt from the book: Schools of FISH! For Amy Amsden, a kindergarten teacher at Gage, The FISH! Philosophy matched her own philosophies. “FISH! is about better relationships,” she says. “I’m the first adult my students deal with regularly in school. That’s why it’s so important for the class to spend the first few weeks establishing [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:45-05:00March 30th, 2015|

“That’ll Never Work!”

The director of organizational development for a large corporation shared the following story with us: “Recently we were in a brainstorming meeting. The ideas were coming fast and furious until our newest employee, a young man we hired two weeks prior because of his energy and creativity, threw out an idea. Almost before the idea [...]

2019-03-08T08:13:12-06:00March 23rd, 2015|

A FISH! Tale: This is Where Our Mother Can Live

Mary Henderson of Providence Everett Health System tells this story to help nurses see new possibilities in their work through The FISH! Philosophy: My mother lived to be 100 years old. When she was 92, she still lived in my house. One day, she fell on the stairs and was severely injured. My mother and [...]

2019-03-08T09:37:47-06:00March 2nd, 2015|

Why FISH! For Leaders?

One of the important takeaways for leaders from the FISH! For Leaders video series is that their employee’s mistakes can actually be opportunities to build relationships and trust. After Kathleen Flynn, a location Director for PSA Healthcare, attended a three-day FISH! For Leaders retreat, she shared the following story: “Late afternoon last Friday my administrative [...]

2019-03-08T09:32:18-06:00February 23rd, 2015|

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