Who Moved My Cheese?

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Who Moved My Cheese? is a simple parable that reveals profound truths. 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 "Littlepeople"—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 is a good job, a loving relationship, money, a possession, health, or spiritual peace of mind.

And the "Maze" is where you look...

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Daymond John Founder/FUBU[Daymond John said this is one of his most-recommended books.] (Source)

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Darren Chua When asked what books he'd recommend to young people interested in the same career path, mentioned Who Moved My Cheese. (Source)

Virginia LeBlanc Question: What books had the biggest impact on you? Perhaps changed the way you see things or dramatically changed your career path. Answer: The Art of War by Sun Tzu Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, M.D. Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John Kotter Conscious Capitalism by John Mackey The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle Divergent series by Veronica Roth A mash up, I know…some simple others profound but just as important, eye-opening, and affirming. These and so many more helped change how I see things, my thinking and being, and helped to understand... (Source)

Jose He I believe it takes tonnes of understanding, motivation, wisdom & competence to become an extremely successful entrepreneur. To reach that high level is tough, to remain at that level is even tougher. I reckon that these books should be able to provide a basic fundamental to young peeps on what to expect before deciding to hop on to join us as a tech startup. (Source)

Nick Janetakis Who Moved My Cheese - I'm a sucker for parables (stories to illustrate a moral lesson) and this book really delivers. I wish I found it years ago. It's super short but it has so many insights about dealing with change. It teaches you how to avoid over complicating things and to constantly be aware of what's going on around you so that you can adapt before things get problematic. It's one of those books where you feel sad that it's over, surprised how you managed to go your entire life without reading it and excited to move forward with whatever journey you're on. (Source)

Ola Olusoga There was a moment where I was on a quest for self-discovery. I felt lost and wasn't sure if I was who I was because I made the decision to be me, or if my identity was programmed by culture, society and setting. Because of that, I started reading self-help books to reconstruct identity and mold who I wanted to be. This book helped me. (Source)

Tudor Mihailescu Beyond communication, CFO needs to learn to influence effectively, get people to contribute so that they buy in. Again, this is a vast space, some of my personal favourites being Who Moved My Cheese (Johnson), Lateral Thinking (de Bono), The Art of Asking (Palmer). (Source)

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