When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market

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Hyperion, Aug 4, 2004 - Business & Economics - 176 pages
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In this revealing business advice book, the magic of the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market proves a dynamic example of what a group of people can create when they are aligned and living a powerful vision. Here for the first time, owner John Yokoyama explains in his own words just how he transformed his business into a workplace that is renowned worldwide. When Fish Fly offers Yokoyama's cohesive strategy for achieving world famous results for owners, managers, and front-line workers alike. Once you understand the generative principles behind the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market you, too, can develop a culture that leads to excellent employee morale and legendary customer service.

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Review: When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market

User Review  - Brian Eshleman - Goodreads

I am new to anyone who says they do not like to read writing a book, so the author's language is predictably utilitarian. I would say he gets to the how-to point, but with him it might be the how-to ... Read full review

Review: When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market

User Review  - Bc Crow - Goodreads

For a self-help business book, this one stands out to me. I've read many, and I really liked the way this was presented. I enjoyed not only getting the advice and perspective of John Yokoyama, but I ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

John Yokoyama is the owner of the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market. John's love of fish began as a child, fishing with his father on Puget Sound. He learned the retailing business by working at his dad's produce stand in the Pike Place Farmer's Market. At age twenty-five, he purchased the fish stand across from his dad's produce stand. He lives in Seattle.

Joseph Michelli, Ph.D., is a psychologist, organizational consultant, daily radio talk show host, professional speaker, and author of Humor, Play and Laughter. He presents and consults on the creation of dynamic and playful corporate cultures for companies around the world. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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