Deepak Malhotra. · Rating details · 1, ratings · reviews. If you were a mouse trapped in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese, what would. I Moved Your Cheese. By Deepak Malhotra. Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers Your Organization (or Team) A Note to Educators. A Note to . This book is a very interesting read indeed. In some ways it is a sequel to the book ‘Who moved my cheese?’ by Spencer Johnson (which we.
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But is that really the best message to send? Well,we never thought of all these dimensions to this problem, did we? The messages of empowerment and taking control of your destiny ring loud and clear for the new generation of authentic leaders. The book is a useful reminder that we need to accept that change happens, that it may be beyond our control, and that we need to find the strength to move on and adapt. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Jun 23, Kickstand rated it really liked it Shelves: I Moved Your Cheese reminds us that we can create the new circumstances and realities we want, but first we must discard the often deeply ingrained notion that we are nothing more than mice in someone else’s maze.
Sniff the mouse sniffs out changes in the maze so that he can prepare for changes and adapt when they inevitably come along. But the similarity ends there. After all, achieving extraordinary success, personal or professional, has always depended on the ability to challenge assumptions, reshape the environment, and play by a different set of rules— our own.
In a world where most mice dutifully accept their circumstances, ask no questions, and keep chasing the cheese, Deepak Malhotra tells an inspiring story about three unique and adventurous mice—Max, Big, and Zed—who refuse to accept their reality as given. I Moved Your Cheese aims to help readers question their assumptions about what limitations they really face and to encourage them to take the steps necessary to change not only their behavior but also their circumstances.
It helps you realize that change is about your reaction towards it, and that the maze we live in, is up to our choosing to live in it. Brief allegorical book that encourages questioning assumptions and not accepting the limitations that others might impose on you. WMMCor as an extension of it.
Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Who Moved My Cheese? To me, reading is mostly a recreational pursuit and few books in these more serious genres are able to sustain my interest long enough before I am inevitably distracted sorry book snobs hehe, my books are usually more of an escape.
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He uses 3 mice to tell his story. For anyone who has read “Who Moved My Cheese? How do they hunt for cheese? And what would you say to managers who are considering mass-distributing “Who Moved My Cheese?
I Moved Your Cheese
My boss gave the entire staff the book “Who Moved My Cheese”. If I hear the words “cheese”, “mice”, or “maze” one more time I’m going to scream. It also reminds everyone that we are all trapped in our own mazes, mostly an external construct that we assume is beyond our power, but more importantly is an internal set of rules and boundaries of our own creation.
Hardcoverpages. Malhotra conveys in this very quick read is a good message about not losing what it means to be an individual. How would you like to see this book used in corporate organizations?
My Take Home Point. This book will make you think about your role in the maze. Okay, I’m probably splitting hairs for some people, but good metaphors are effective metaphors, especially ones as labored as the one in this book. Deepak Malhotra did that in a beautiful manner.
Some parts are zen-like, for example: What if the person is constantly moving the cheese just to play with the inhabitants of the maze? Read more Read less. It certainly took the moldy cheese taste out of my mouth!
Deepak’s professional activities include training, consulting, and advisory work for firms across the globe in dozens of industries. His work has also received considerable media attention, including multiple appearances by Deepak on CNBC.
We need to acknowledge that we have the ability to say the hell with this maze and these rules, I’m going to go be the driver of my own change. If a manager has thought carefully about the message of WMMC and still wishes to distribute it to his or her employees, I am certainly not going to attempt to interfere with that decision.
Jul 01, hOMI Ahmed rated it it was ok. In challenging the common maze analogy, one mouse in your book says to another, “The problem is not that nalhotra mouse is in the maze, but deepzk the maze is in the mouse.
Zed possesses an extraordinary mindset which is a little hard to get to grips with on first reading. Sherry Gassaway Top Contributor: But you’d think that a Harvard professor would provide some profound insights that might escape us commoners. Refresh and try again.
As Zed explains, “You see, Max, the problem is youd that the mouse is in the maze, but that the maze is in the mouse. Return to Book Page. I was hoping the book would have more malhotga and perhaps examine the implications.
The book is as much about inspiring us to ask the important questions as it is about taking control of our destinies. We need to acknowledge that we have the ability to say the hell with this maze and these rules, I’m For anyone who has read “Who Moved My Cheese? Perhaps I will have him read this book.