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Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spencer Johnson - Who Moved My...

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Who Moved My Cheese? An A-Mazing Way To Deal With Change In Your Work And In Your Life Who Moved My Cheese? is a simple parable that reveals profound truths about change. It is an amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a 'Maze' and look for 'Cheese' to nourish them and make them happy. Two are mice named Sniff and Scurry. And two are little people' - beings the size of mice who look and act a lot like people. Their names are Hem and Haw. 'Cheese' is a metaphor for what you want to have in life - whether it's a good job, a loving relationship, money, a possession, good health, or spiritual peace of mind. And 'The Maze' is where you look for what you want - the organization you work in, or the family or community you live in. In the story, the characters are faced with unexpected change. Eventually, one of them deals with it successfully, and writes what he has learned from his experience on the maze walls. When you come to see 'The Handwriting on the Wall', you can discover for yourself how to deal with change, so that you can enjoy less stress and more success (however you define it) in your work and in your life. Written for all ages, this story takes less than an hour to read, but its unique insights can last for a lifetime.
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Who Moved My Cheese? Contents Parts of All of Us A Gathering: Chicago Who Moved My Cheese?: The Story Four Characters Finding Cheese No Cheese! The Mice: Sniff & Scurry The Little people: Hem & Haw Meanwhile, Back In the Maze Getting Beyond Fear Enjoying The Adventure Moving With The Cheese The Handwriting On The Wall Tasting New Cheese Enjoying Change! A Discussion: Later That Same Day New Cheese !
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Parts of All of Us The Simple and The Complex The four imaginary characters depicted in this story — the mice: "Sniff" and "Scurry;' and the Little people: "Hem" and "Haw" — are intended to represent the simple and the complex parts of ourselves, regardless of our age, gender, race or nationality. Sometimes we may act like Sniff Who sniffs out change early, or Scurry Who scurries into action, or Hem Who denies and resists change as he fears it will lead to something worse, or Haw Who learns to adapt in time when he sees changing can lead to something better! Whatever parts of us we choose to use, we all share something in common: a need to find our way in the Maze and succeed in changing times.
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A Gathering Chicago One sunny Sunday in Chicago, several former classmates, who were good friends in school, gathered for lunch, having attended their high school reunion the night before. They wanted to hear more about what was happening in each other's lives. After a good deal of kidding, and a good meal, they settled into an interesting conversation. Angela, who had been one of the most popular people in the class, said, "Life sure turned out differently than I thought it would when we were in school. A lot has changed." "It certainly has," Nathan echoed. They knew he had gone into his family's business, which had operated pretty much the same and had been a part of the local community for as long as they could remember.
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