Stinky Fish

A short methodto enable people toshareconcerns and anxieties to create openness and clear the air. The stinky fish metaphor is used to illustrate that if youkeepnegative thoughts and feelings but nevertalk about them, the ‘stinkier’it gets. By putting your ‘stinky fish’on the table, people canrelate to each other, break the ice, get more comfortable sharing, and uncover areas for learning and development.

Developing CoP Success Factors: 
Community interaction
Mutual culture, values, belonging
CoP Area of Activity: 
Building relationships
Taking action as a community
CoP Lifecycle Phases: