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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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And yet every time I revisit their adventures, I find myself inspired anew. And if you’re unsure whether you fit any such description, just read the book—it’s short!

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I also own WMMC which is equally enlightening and counterintuitive, so I encourage people to chase WMMC down with this book to get a balanced perspective on cheese-hunting. I thought it was important to mitigate the insult that was obviously movex to tell us that we had no power and to suck it up.

The book itself is very powerful for helping people evaluate themselves reepak they face change. It leaves the thinking to the reader, which might not be a bad thing considering the simplicity of the story. In I Moved Your Cheese, the moral of the story is that we can breakthrough limits that have been set upon us.

I Moved Your Cheese

Start Free Trial No credit card required. Interested in improving your business? 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. Sep 23, Kangkung Malaya rated it it was amazing. Perhaps we should stop telling people that they are simply mice, chasing cheese, in someone else’s maze.


In the face of established practices, traditional ideas, scarce resources and the powerful demands or expectations of others, we often underestimate our ability to control our own destiny and overcome the constraints we face–or think we face. If you were a mouse trapped in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese, what would you do?

In the back of the book, there are notes and discussion questions for educators as well as for managers and executives. I felt like it was too simplified and to some extent I am horrified that it makes so many people out there sound like they cheeee corporate zombies. 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.

Again and again, the cheese fails to live up to its promise. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Do read the book, it definitely adds a new moced to your thought process. Deepak Malhotra allows you to glimpse a world of your own making without the limits and barriers that others create.

As we watch their lives unfold and intersect, we discover that instead of just blindly chasing after the cheese, each of us has the ability to escape cheess maze or even reconfigure it to our liking.

Overall, a good book though. The maze is a metaphor for life and cheese is a goal. Some parts are zen-like, for example: I seem to be the biggest pain in the butt for my boss because I “question everything”. Zed — Zed is an older mouse who experiences happiness without the need to run for cheese. This book is a rebuttal perhaps too strong a word to the wildly popular “Who Moved My Cheese”.

To see what your friends thought of k book, please omved up. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. I view it as an add on Pages with related products. Jun 23, Kickstand rated it really liked it Shelves: However, one thing bothered me ,alhotra this.


Perhaps I will have him read this book. The insistence of our mind is a powerful thing. Our mind is the most powerful thing we possess. In the introduction to the book you state, “There are ways in which the message of [ ‘Who Moved My Cheese?

Book Review: I Moved Your Cheese by Deepak Malhotra – book review Behaviour Change

I liked the way Deepak takes us towards the point he wants to make. Max refuses to accept that change happens without reason and so develops a sense of greater purpose: Although we need to accept that life changes to be happy, we should ask why things change.

Mar 02, Clarissa Draper rated it amlhotra liked it Mslhotra Here you will get another point of view on the subject of change: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. He uses 3 mice to tell his story. In the face of long-standing precedent, strong social norms, resource scarcity, and the powerful expectations of others, individuals may underestimate their ability to control their own destiny, to reshape their environment, and to overcome the constraints they face.

Write a customer review. Firstly, that they accept change is inevitable — it will happen at points in a lifetime. To me it depends on how one deeoak what the maze represents. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Happiness and peace- these are what we spend our lives pursuing as we run through the maze.

Lists with This Book. He takes what he needs every so often but is generally content on his own. Customers who bought this item also bought.