Fish! Sticks: A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work Fresh
Hyperion, Jan 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 122 pages
The 'o-FISH!-al' follow-up to the phenomenal bestselling Fish! and Fish! Tales, Fish! Sticks is a stand-alone business parable that shows you how to come up with a vision for your business and how to keep it alive, vital, and renewed through tough times, such as turnover in management and staff or a troubled economy. Using the example of a hugely successful, fictional sushi restaurant as a model for a vision of continual renewal, Fish! Sticks employs the same kind of easy-to-read story that was used in Fish! to illustrate its three major principals of continued success: Commit, Be It, and Coach It. When Stephanie, a new manager, takes over from a wildly popular and now promoted boss, she is faced with the problem of how to keep spirits up in a corporate unit that has, frankly, started to get bored and cranky and revert to its old ways. But then she visits the amazing Taka Sushi (formerly Taka Teriyaki), with its lines of customers cheerfully waiting for hours to get in. Soon, she realizes that the way to keep her employees motivated and her customers delighted can be learned from a bunch of waiters who teach one another everything they need to know. And when she finds out just how the owner of Taka knew to switch her main bill of fare from teriyaki to sushi long before anyone else, what she really discovers is the secret of keeping your work fresh.
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Review: Fish! Sticks: A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work FreshUser Review - Cathy Allen - Goodreads
It's a pun, get it? FISH! Sticks... like the breaded things we find in the freezer case. Except in this case "stick" means "to last." As in change that sustains itself. Almost always a good thing. A ... Read full review
Review: Fish! Sticks: A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work FreshUser Review - Kylie - Goodreads
The concepts in the book were relatively helpful, but the format was awful. It was written in a childish way that I found cringe-inducing. The "story" was so fundamentally lacking in anything of ... Read full review