It's a rainy day in Seattle, and on the third floor of First Guarantee Financial, people have stopped believing they can make a difference. To new manager Mary Jane Ramirez, the challenge of bringing life back to her unenthusiastic and unmotivated team seems impossible, until she discovers an incredibly successful workplace down the street where the employees are so alive and passionate that people stop just to watch them work!
The phenomenal international best seller Fish! told the story of a fictional company that transformed itself by applying lessons learned from Seattle's Pike Place Fish market. Now, with Fish! Tales, listeners can learn how people in real-life businesses boosted morale and improved results by implementing these same principles. Here are specific and tested techniques that can be put to use right away in any kind of business or organization, even at home.
"Fun and practical"
Fish! Sticks employs the same kind of easy-to-use story that was used in Fish! to illustrate its three main commitments for continued success: Find IT, Live IT, Coach IT, where the "IT" is each employee's own personal vision, found within the overall vision for the business. Chock full of easy-to-grasp examples, this book provides advice that is concrete and can produce immediate improvements in employee morale, customer satisfaction, and productivity, both for the short and long-term.
Most companies talk about excellence, but what does excellence really mean? What specific attitudes and practices lead to excellence? Drawing on years of study and decades of experience, authors Harry Paul, John Britt, and Ed Jent have zeroed in on five core qualities of excellence. In this entertaining and enlightening book, they tell how to give and be your best in each of these five critical dimensions and foster excellence in your organization and in your life.
"who kidnapped excellence"
Il est de bon ton, à notre époque, d'affirmer qu'il ne faut vivre que de ses passions...
"Und was sollen wir durch die Luft werfen?" Dass es bei der Fish!-Philosophie nicht nur ums Fische-Werfen geht, zeigt Noch Mehr Fish! Denn hier lernen wir Firmen kennen, die auf unterschiedlichste Weise Spaß an der Arbeit mit einer positiven Einstellung verbinden, von Discokugeln im Call Center über Capuccino servierende Autohändler bis zum Dachdeckerlehrling, der seinen Chef coachen darf.
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