But there were also dark corners and blind alleys leading nowhere.
It was easy place for anyone to get lost." As Johnson's examination of human foibles and the anxiety associated with change in one's life continues, he emphasizes the importance of seeing within change the opportunity for greater reward.
The use of mice and mice-sized people is intended to contrast the psychological obstacles the latter face due to their superior ability to reason and analyze.
The four characters are all placed in a maze in which cheese is the reward for advantageous decisions. For the littlepeople, however, it is "Cheese," meaning, the goals for which they strive, for example, success in business or stability in one's home-life. As Johnson describes it, the "maze was a labyrinth of corridors and chambers, some containing delicious cheese.
The title is a reference to discomfiting sensation most feel when the stability they have struggled to establish in their lives is suddenly upset by unanticipated change.
"Who moved my cheese" serves as the primal cry of those whose comfortable little worlds have been interrupted by changes usually beyond their control.
Greetings, I have heard about this book and was wondering if anyone has read it yet?
Currently, ive been reading Paulo Coelho"s ' Like The Flowing River'.
The failure to anticipate change is one of our own doing, and the reluctance to accept and adapt accordingly is the cause of personal and professional failure.
Abrupt change to one's routine or life is rarely welcome, but it is certain, and how one handles it is the key to one's sense of inner peace and personal fulfillment.