Fish Philosophy: A remarkable way to boost morale & improve results Given by- Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul & John Christensen
What is FISH Philosophy <ul><li>FISH! Philosophy is a skill that provides the process, tools and language to generate the skills necessary to design a workplace full of inspiration,creativity and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>FISH! is a wisdom that everyone can embrace </li></ul><ul><li>It is a practice that evolves over time creating a positive workplace and a vibrant culture each time it is embraced </li></ul>
FISH PHILOSOPHY <ul><li>It is an invitation that enables people to care about each other and their commitments </li></ul><ul><li>It is committed to creating a culture of trust, accountability and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>It encourages to re-awaken the self-trusting, creative spirit within each of us </li></ul>
Four Practices of Fish Philosophy be present make their day play choose your attitude
First practice- BE PRESENT Fully engaged focused
Be present! The past is history The future is a mystery Today is a gift That is why we call it the present
Make their day! <ul><li>Look for as many ways as possible to create great memories </li></ul><ul><li>Involving others & working to make their day provides a constant flow of positive energy . </li></ul>
Make Their Day! <ul><li>It is good for business </li></ul><ul><li>Serving customers well will give us the satisfaction that comes to those who serve others. </li></ul><ul><li>It will focus our attention away from our problems onto how we can make a positive difference to others. </li></ul><ul><li>This is healthy, will feel good, & will unleash even more energy. </li></ul>
Happy people treat others well Fun leads to creativity Time passes quickly Work becomes a reward & not just a way to rewards Play!
There is always a choice about the way you do your work, even if there is not a choice about the work itsef Choose Your Attitude
When the student is ready, the teacher appears!
Most of us are uncomfortable thinking ourselves as artists … But each of us is an artist … With every choice , every day, you are creating a unique work of art … Respect your creative urges … step out in faith
<ul><li>When you are doing what you are doing, who are you being? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you being impatient & bored, or are you being world famous? </li></ul><ul><li>You are going to act differently if you are being world famous. </li></ul>
There is something I know about you that you may not even know about yourself. You have within you more resources of energy than have ever been tapped, more talent than have ever been exploited, more strength than has ever been tested, and more to give than you have ever given. If your clock is unwound, you can wind it up again
<ul><li>Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning is something you build into your life. </li></ul><ul><li>You build it out of your own past, out of your affections & loyalties, out of your experiences of, out of your own talent & understanding, out of the things & people you love, out of the values for which you are willing to sacrifice something. </li></ul>Meaning!
Ways to implement FISH Philosophy <ul><li>Choose to make today a great day. </li></ul><ul><li>Find ways to play </li></ul><ul><li>Stay focused while being present </li></ul><ul><li>Make the day of other people </li></ul>Our Work Place
Method of recognition by using FISH Philosophy <ul><li>Giving of Fish! Card to each other by the employees, when they have demonstrated one of the Fish! concepts. </li></ul><ul><li>Employees who have earned three FISH! cards are presented with "Pete the Perch" a small stuffed toy fish of varying colors. </li></ul><ul><li>Many companies present these tokens at staff meetings, flinging them, as the employees at Pike Place fling real fish, to the employees who have earned them . </li></ul>