The book doesnt convey anything earth-shattering, takes a simple enough story and tries to get across a simple concept - What would it take a dull, inefficient team in a fictional company back up running. Back then, I was a young and idealistic 23-year-old, so I pretty much assumed that a corporate culture could be changed by smiling and being nice to the customers. He wants to do the things he never had a chance to do while working the 12-hour shifts required by his business. Test LiveChat for 30-days and fall in love with chatting! But, I am so glad I read this book. The employees of the fish market will often speak to businesses, civic groups, and schools on ways to be successful, and has led to their being featured in motivational books. The Fish philosophy is modelled on the work culture of a fishmonger's at Seattle's Pike Place Markets. At first I was like, really, I have to read a morale book for the office?!? My main issue with this book is that it presumes that anyone who isn't a go getter, isn't happy all the time, isn't 100% dedicated to the job, must be in a rut and they nee We had to read this book for work.
It doesn't prove a damn thing in and of itself. Philosophy Helps Workers Have Fun. Be alert, and pay attention. It was the classic corporate mumbo jumbo. I told her it was a wonderful idea but I had a lot to do at that moment. I gave Fish 3 stars. The Fish philosophy revolves around four key ideas: Choose the attitude you go to work with each day, be playful, make the client's day by including them in your playfulness in a respectful manner , and be fully present for your co-workers and clients.
But that was not the message of this book. I don't know, though, about that other book yet, as I have not read it. Last night, I started reading the second book yeah, this book is so successful it has a sequel!!! Thus making them more motivated. Large font, large margins, and lots of wasted space make and already thin book even shorter. She recently got promoted to manage a department in the company she works for which is known as a toxic energy dump. Mary Jane observed this in the way customers had fun catching fish thrown by the fishmongers.
In fact, the shop was unknown outside of Seattle and came perilously close to bankruptcy when Yokoyama met with a consultant in 1986 to brainstorm ways to save the business. Of course, I've since learned that it's not nearly that easy. She was very polite, but she did not smile and I had this impression that she would like to be at home already. Those decorating activities, the employees dancing inside the pantry, the ladies dressed up like Reina Elena walking in procession along the hallway, etc. Actually what happened was this: My former employer was sending us office peons to a motivational retreat out in the country, which happened every other year or so to our great collective dread. Why bother with this bunch of losers? And people will want to be around you when you're not moping around or making excuses! Those are, even how ironic they seem, to encourage them to be more productive. Learn to enjoy it, or else.
Stephen the author is very qualified to write this book because she researched and studied this topic of morale. Philosophy describes four elements of and helps to implement them in a workplace. ChartHouse Learning called these concepts The Fish! Want to test the tool from the company Justyna enjoys working for? The third step, Make Their Day, was my favorite, but it isn't without its own faults. It was a work assignment. A person with a chronic illness may not be able to be as energetic as their coworker, but they can give what they're able to give.
The character in the book is fictional, and the results she achieved by implementing this philosophy are just as fictional. The Team Reports Each Team brought their reports to the rest. The enthusiasm and energy that fish mongers display at the market stuns Mary. With only the tap of a wand and a field trip to a local fish market she transforms this group of losers into productive happy cogs. As long as you cannot control the external events, you still can control your happiness.
I recommend this book to Sophie Bell. Not once did they explore what made Suckiest book ever! Encontramo-nos novamente no domínio da parábola — o que parece ser uma fórmula recorrente dos livros de autoajuda dedicados à gestão empresarial. Mary got so inspired by one of the fishmongers that she decided to marry him. A typical routine will involve a customer ordering a fish, with their fishmongers in orange rubber overalls and boots calling out the order, which is loudly shouted back by all the other staff, at which point the original fishmonger will throw the customer's fish behind the counter for wrapping. In 1991, named the Pike Place Fish Market as one of the three most fun places to work in America. He immediately showed me what he had to offer.
Although I have never personally worked for a company that avails itself to the Fish philosophy, I do know of companies that have implemented Fish techniques with great success. There are much better books out there that convey similar ideas. The staff were assigned to think about the four key ingredients she outlined. It is known for their tradition of throwing fish that customers have purchased, before they are wrapped. What then can happen it happened to my boss is that managers who read the book and make their employees read it are unprepared for dissent.
Christensen noticed the actual work of selling fish was repetitive, cold and exhausting. Oh yes — Seattle coffee! The technique of flinging fish from the display cases of the nearly 90-year-old Pike Place Fish Market to the scales hasn't changed for Anders Miller, Samuel Samson, Jaison Scott and Ryan Reese — who together have worked at the Seattle landmark for decades — but now they're the owners and not just the hired hands. It is absolutely not going to be winning any writing awards, but it contains lessons that I think we all need to be reminded of periodically. Philosophy language to guide how they approach work. She tries to create a book structure where she sets up a situation then she explains way on how to solve and improve that situation. I hope to apply it to my work and teams. Instead, she's left to sort out this mess with the help of head fishmonger Lonnie.
The book itself is a quick read; I finished it on my lunch break after she gave it to me. Focus on the customer in front of you and be tuned in to opportunities to be there for people. If someone has a really bad job and has an opportunity to change it, will any philosophy be able to keep them in their position? Shopping in Pike Place might just be the quintessential Seattle experience. So he made a film about the fishmongers. Much forced teamwork joviality and irritating group exercises and presentations that reminded me of kindergarten ensued. I always feel better when I read it and I always take something away from it. Když vás neodradí trochu dětinské pojetí obálky a název knihy, opravdu se dozvíte pár zajímavých tipů na to, jak své zaměstnance nebo kolegy vhodně motivovat a naladit na tu správnou vlnu.