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I Moved Your Cheese
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I Moved Your Cheese
For Those Who Refuse to Live as Mice in Someone Else's Maze
Edition: Unabridged
Creators: Deepak Malhotra, Robert Fass
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Imprint: Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
Pub. date: 09/01/2011
Lib. SRP: 10.47 USD
Ret. SRP: 12.95 USD
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Lib. ISBN: 9780792780397
Ret. ISBN: 9781609984236
DRM Level: Windows Media DRM
Min. Version: OverDrive app 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
File size: 18599 KB
Duration: 01:17:38
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Business, Nonfiction
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Short Description:
   

For all its good intentions, Who Moved My Cheese? basically reduces us to mice in a maze sniffing after cheese. Harvard Business School professor Deepak Malhorta uses a fable involving a different set of mice in a maze—mice who question everything—to help readers see how they underestimate their ability change the rules, overcome the constraints they face, and control their own destiny. I Moved Your Cheese encourages readers to audit their assumptions about what limitations they really face and which are self-imposed or unthinkingly accepted. We can create the circumstances and realities we want—we can go beyond simply changing our behavior (find that new cheese!) to changing the game itself. But to do so we need to understand the ways we're holding ourselves back. As one of the characters in the book says, "the problem is not that the mouse is in the maze, but that the maze is in the mouse."

Full Description:
   

For all its good intentions, Who Moved My Cheese? basically reduces us to mice in a maze sniffing after cheese. Harvard Business School professor Deepak Malhorta uses a fable involving a different set of mice in a maze—mice who question everything—to help readers see how they underestimate their ability change the rules, overcome the constraints they face, and control their own destiny. I Moved Your Cheese encourages readers to audit their assumptions about what limitations they really face and which are self-imposed or unthinkingly accepted. We can create the circumstances and realities we want—we can go beyond simply changing our behavior (find that new cheese!) to changing the game itself. But to do so we need to understand the ways we're holding ourselves back. As one of the characters in the book says, "the problem is not that the mouse is in the maze, but that the maze is in the mouse."

Reviews:
  AudioFile Magazine
      In this fable, the mice are used to a world in which they follow the teachings of the good book, particularly its primary message: Don't worry about who moved the cheese; just look to see where it was moved. But Max, Zed, and Big each have a different view of the world. Robert Fass narrates this fable as a story to be told to listeners of all ages. He's animated in the dialogue between the young mice and older mouse Zed as to why the mice are devoted to accumulating cheese. In the voice of a philosopher, Fass delivers Max's observations that the world can change. At the end, Fass presents a list of questions for further consideration with a sense of interest in the discussions that might follow. J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine
Creator Marketing:
  Robert Fass     
     

Robert Fass is a veteran actor and twice winner of the prestigious Audie Award. He has earned multiple Earphones Awards, including one for his narration of Francisco Goldman's Say Her Name, which was named one of AudioFile magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2011.

  Deepak Malhotra     
     

Deepak Malhotra is a professor in the Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School. He teaches negotiation in the MBA program and in a wide variety of executive programs, including the Advanced Management Program, the Owner/President Management Program, Changing the Game, Strategic Negotiation, and Families in Business. He has been published in top journals in the fields of management, psychology, and conflict resolution and has won numerous awards for both his teaching and his research. Malhotra has also been widely cited and quoted in the mainstream media and is a regular guest on CNBC's nightly program, The Big Idea.

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  Transfer permitted to compatible devices (3 times)
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