Book Summary: Who Moved My Cheese?

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Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

My Thoughts

Ideas and general concepts for accepting and embracing change in all aspects of life. Presented in story form this is a fun and enjoyable book that can be read in a couple of sittings.

Publisher Summary

A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parable to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success in your work and in your life.

My Favorite Quotes

  • If you do not change, you can become extinct.
  • When you stop being afraid, you feel good!
  • Noticing small changes early helps you adapt to the bigger changes that are to come.

Best Question

  • What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

Key Thoughts

Having cheese makes you happy.
The more important your cheese is to you, the more you want to hold on to it.
If you do not change, you can become extinct.
What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
Smell the cheese often so you know when it is getting old.
Movement in a new direction helps you find new cheese.
When you stop being afraid, you feel good!
Imagining yourself enjoying your new cheese leads you to it.
The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.
It is safer to search in the maze, than remain in a cheeseless situation.
Old beliefs do not lead you to new cheese.
When you see that you can find and enjoy new cheese, you change course.
Noticing small changes early helps you adapt to the bigger changes that are to come.
Move with the cheese and enjoy it!

Outline and Chapter Headings

Change Happens
They Keep Moving The Cheese

Anticipate Change
Get Ready For The Cheese To Move

Monitor Change
Smell the Cheese Often So You Know When It Is Getting Old

Adapt To Change Quickly
The Quicker You Let Go of Old Cheese, The Sooner You Can Enjoy New Cheese

Change
Move With The Cheese

Enjoy Change!
Savor The Adventure And Enjoy The Taste Of New Cheese!

Be Ready To Change Quickly And Enjoy It Again & Again
They Keep Moving The Cheese
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