3 things you didn’t know about The FISH! Philosophy – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of our three-blog series on things you may not know about The FISH! Philosophy. Last week we revealed that what you “leave in the car” when you go into work each day can help you find new happiness and success at work. Here’s another little-known fact about FISH! and how it can help you:

2018-10-10T12:07:03-05:00November 10th, 2016|

3 things you didn’t know about The FISH! Philosophy – Part 1

You may know FISH! is an amazing training film, and that our FISH! Philosophy learning programs are used by organizations around the world. You may know FISH! was inspired by the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle. But here are some things you may not know. For the next three weeks we’ll reveal one little-known fact per week and explain how it can help you work and live more successfully. Here’s the first:

2017-11-04T12:49:40-05:00October 25th, 2016|

Effective Teamwork Skills and Human Needs: How The FISH! Philosophy Brings Them Together

According to the Harvard Business Review, people spend 50% more time in “collaborative activities” than they did 20 years ago. That’s not surprising, given the increasing complexity of doing business in a global economy. As a result many organizations and university researchers are trying to help teams, not just individuals, perform more effectively. One of [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:41-05:00September 22nd, 2016|

Top 4 FISH! Tips for Classroom Management

It all starts with relationships. Another school year is approaching. What’s on your classroom management “to-do” list? For many educators, relationships is at the top of the list. According to educational researchers Jana and Robert Marzano, teachers who build “high-quality relationships” with students experience 31% fewer discipline issues. A study using data from the National [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:41-05:00August 25th, 2016|

“Boy, is your wife going to be happy with you.” — A FISH! Philosophy customer service story

Summer is time for home improvement. One of our colleagues related how one employee used The FISH! Philosophy to turn a routine shopping excursion into a memorable customer service experience: One Saturday morning, Harry walked into a large home improvement store. He intended to fulfill a long-delayed promise to his wife to put up gutters. Not [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:41-05:00July 22nd, 2016|

Control vs. Commitment

The news is full of stories these days about school discipline. How do educators maintain order so learning may occur? It’s a complex subject. Here are some thoughts from our book, Schools of FISH!:        In 1977, psychologist Carl Rogers described the traditional classroom: “The teachers are the possessors of knowledge, the students [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:41-05:00May 10th, 2016|

Trust, Part 2: You Go First

Some FISH! Phil-osophy thoughts from our own Phil Strand, co-author of FISH! Tales and Schools of FISH!: In the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and his friend Sallah open a tomb containing the Ark. Peering into the darkness, Jones throws a torch into the tomb, revealing thousands of poisonous snakes. Jones and [...]

2017-11-04T12:49:42-05:00April 27th, 2016|

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