Smell The Cheese Often So You Know When It Is Getting Old
Adapt To Change Quickly
The Quicker You Let Go Of Old Cheese, The Sooner You Can Enjoy New Cheese
Move With The Cheese
Savor The Adventure And Enjoy The Taste Of New Cheese!
Be Ready To Change Quickly And Enjoy It Again
They Keep Moving The Cheese.
@Ian2: My wife was forced to read that book at her last job. She said it insulted her intelligence. After reading it myself, I agreed.
Yeah, I really hate that book too
I have a friend who refused to read that book, he's lactose intolerant..
...bloody cheese movers...
Hey now the Windows division doesn't deserve the "cheese movers" designation. They only moved part of the cheese much to the delight of tablet users (read: Control Panel). Their little mouse legs must have gotten tired. Maybe the cat got 'em.
Yes, I have heard stories of people Being forced to read this book when their organization is going through 'change' (read 'job cuts). But read out of that context, and certainly from my own perspective as a freelance developer it helps to focus on the advantages of change. (Whereas given out in the context of job cuts it is at best a misguided at worst plain condescending!)
Side Note: I worked in an organization that was going through a big change process that they code named 'OSLO'. Turns out this 'secret' code word was an acronym for 'Out Sourcing & Lay Offs'! (To their credit they didn't suggest that those affected should read this book)
By the way the signs were already there that the Windows division do indeed warrant the designation of being 'cheese movers', at least in the hardware division:
BTW: This is a great mouse!
@Ian2: A 'mouse' shaped like a wedge of cheese? Are you mad?
Why do we call it a mouse? It has no tail!
I recently wrote an insane article with the very thoughts about how I felt when I first saw the looks of the new Win API (Win RT) and Windows 8 (in videos and a book):
Apparently the first ones had a little wire sticking out of the back of them for connectivity - made them look like a mouse (not sure if that is true or not but that is what I heard)
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