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With over 2.5 million copies sold worldwide, this is a must-have book for all ages

Written for all ages, this story takes less than an hour to read, but its unique insights can last for a lifetime.

'WHO MOVED MY CHEESE?' is a simple parable that reveals profound truths. It is an amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy.

Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in your life - whether it is a good job, a loving relationship, money or a possession, health or spiritual peace of mind.

And the maze is where you look for what you want - the organization you work for in, or the family or community you live in.

This profound book from bestselling author, Dr Spencer Johnson will show you how to:
Anticipate change - Adapt to change quickly - Enjoy change - Be ready to change quickly, again and again.

Discover the secret for yourself and learn how to deal with change so that you suffer less stress and enjoy more success in your work and in life.


One of the most successful business books ever

Daily Telegraph

Dr. Johnson has the rare ability to be interesting, provocative and succinct. My admiration is complete.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking

It leaves you feeling upbeat, and excited, and ready to go out and find your own cheese.

Better Business

A firm favourite with businessfolk

Daily Mirror

highly influential

Financial Times magazine

Designed to help people thrive during periods of change

Sunday Times

A motivational book to help you deal with change in your life


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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    April 15, 1999


    96 pages

    RRP $19.99

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Rising Strong
The Power of Moments
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