Learn how to create a remarkable workplace—and life—at a FISH! Live Event! 

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Book a FISH! speaker or event and get ANY FISH! training program for FREE!

Our expert presenters have inspired organizations around the world to find new passion and purpose. We will work with you to customize an unforgettable experience that meets your specific goals.

We’ll show you how the FISH! practices help you create the work life you’ve always wanted. You’ll learn how to apply these simple practices to:

  • Improve communication and trust.
  • Break down silos.
  • Deliver memorable customer service.
  • Retain great employees.
  • Increase staff engagement and commitment.
  • Ignite creativity.
  • Celebrate and appreciate each other.
  • Strengthen leadership.
  • Truly live your vision, mission and values.


Take a life-transforming journey without leaving the room. We inspire with perspective-shifting realizations, helping you discover the power already inside you to create a fulfilling work life. We make you the center of the experience so that when it ends, the ideas, motivation and commitment always stay with you.


Deena Ebbert

Deena is the world’s leading FISH! presenter. She’s inspiring, insightful, funny and real. 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 trust and understanding. Deena has a gift for helping you see your work—and life—in a new way, so you can create unprecedented results.

Deena is available to lead a variety of of FISH! events, including keynotes and facilitations.

“… 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.

Book John and get ANY FISH! training program for FREE!

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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. 

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Training & Workshops

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

FISH! Experience

Want to learn to create a workplace where enthusiasm and productivity flourish? ChartHouse Learning brings you one of the most popular training programs ever, as an exciting and interactive experience – A FISH! Experience. You will be introduced to the four practices of The FISH! Philosophy: Be There, Play, Make Their Day, and Choose Your Attitude.  

This exciting experience features useable ideas, storytelling, exercises, networking and humor to bring passion and purpose to your work and life. Even if you have already used the The FISH! Philosophy 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. Join us for this extraordinary event!

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.

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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. 

Our FISH! For Schools presenters are: 


Steve Mintz

Steve has more than 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, camp and retreat director, curriculum designer and downhill ski coach. (He also plays a mean rhythm guitar in a band.) Steve has trained educators across the country and facilitators around the world. Steve’s engaging style helps you connect with new ideas and age-old wisdom so you connect more effectively with 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 relationships and trust, and take charge of how you respond to life’s challenges.

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Tamarah Myers, M.Ed.

Students must feel safe—emotionally and physically—before they can learn. Behavior expert Tamarah Myers will help you build a safe, supportive learning culture. As coordinator of behavioral support for a large Louisiana school district, she successfully used FISH! as the foundation of initiatives such as Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports, Bullying Prevention and Restorative Justice Practices. “FISH! teaches students to support and protect each other,” she says. “It builds essential social skills for a lifetime.”

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“A gift that will enhance your teaching experience.

David Downing, Principal 

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