Does the word “fun” come to mind when you think of your job? If not, our Finding the Fun at Work with FISH! Workshop to Go helps cultivate creativity, innovation, and fun in the workplace using four simple concepts.
On November 26th, 2019, school nutrition staff members at Foxborough High School gathered to participate in the Finding the Fun at Work with FISH! Workshop to Go presented by Karen Alarie, MEd, SNS from The John C. Stalker Institute. This workshop strives to promote creating passion and engagement in the workplace using the FISH! Philosophy.
Through this workshop, staff members learned how to use the FISH! Philosophy to build an energetic and innovative work environment through three primary objectives:
- Recognize the value of being engaged in the workplace.
- Identify the 4 practices of the FISH! Philosophy.
- Be There
- Make Their Day
- Choose Your Attitude
- Apply each of the 4 FISH! Practices to address issues in the workplace.
Together, the school nutrition staff members brainstormed ways to cultivate an energetic workplace in their school using methods that fit the FISH! Philosophy. Some suggestions from staff members included thanking and acknowledging polite students, dancing along to music in the workplace, or holding competitions to invite students to name menu items.