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Who Moved My Cheese

Who Moved My Cheese?

Author: Spencer Johnson

Year Published: 1998

Description: Through a parable about four creatures seeking cheese in a maze, Spencer Johnson’s Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life outlines a strategy for embracing change, especially related to one’s career. Its guidance is framed around six principles: “Change Happens,” “Anticipate Change,” “Monitor Change,” “Adapt to Change Quickly Change,” “Enjoy Change!” and “Be Ready To Change Quickly And Enjoy It Again.” Published in 1998, it became one of the best-selling business books ever.

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