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Fish Philosophy

  1. 1. Fish Philosophy: A remarkable way to boost morale & improve results
  2. 2. What is FISH! ? <ul><li>A philosophy started by the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s take a look…... </li></ul>
  3. 3. choose your attitude make their day be present play
  4. 4. Choose Your Attitude There is always a choice about the way you do your work, even if there is not a choice about the work itsef
  5. 5. When the student is ready, the teacher appears!
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. <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>
  8. 8. If your clock is unwound, you can wind it up again 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 .
  9. 9. Happy people treat others well Fun leads to creativity Time passes quickly Work becomes a reward & not just a way to rewards Play!
  10. 10. Meaning! <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 the experiences of humankind as it is passed on to you, 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><ul><li>The ingredients are there. You are the only one who can put them together into that pattern that will be your life. </li></ul><ul><li>Let it be a life that has dignity & meaning for you. </li></ul><ul><li>If it does, then the particular balance of success or failure is of less account. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 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>
  12. 12. 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>
  13. 13. Be Present! fully engaged focused
  14. 14. Be Present! <ul><li>The past is history </li></ul><ul><li>The future is a mystery </li></ul><ul><li>Today is a gift </li></ul><ul><li>That is why we call it the present </li></ul>
  15. 15. Our Work Place <ul><li>As you enter this place of work, please choose to make today a great day. Your colleagues, customers, team members & yourself will be thankful. </li></ul><ul><li>Find ways to play . We can be serious about our work without being serious about ourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay focused in order to be present when your customers & team members most need you. </li></ul><ul><li>And should you feel your energy lapsing, try this sure-fire remedy: </li></ul><ul><li>Find someone who needs a helping hand, a word of support, or a good ear – and make their day . </li></ul>
  16. 16. I discover it for myself Ex-Boss told me and then
  17. 17. Thank You