In this story of two mice and two humans it is illustrated how reactions to situations and changes vary as well as showing attitude adjusting events and how to make changes for the positive. This is especially important at work as to ensure the comfortability with coworkers and a TEAM atmosphere. With using the authors illustration of the maze and mice what do we learn? I learned that when put into a situation that in unfamiliar one needs to completely learn his surroundings and environment so when the situation changes you have made yourself adaptable. The author relates that change is unavoidable but with the proper preparation it can remain positive. If you anticipate change, be proactive not reactive, and were not afraid what could we accomplish?
Change Action Outcome
Cheese moved none extinction
Cheese moved preparation done thrive
Competition tougher none bankruptcy
Competition tougher preparation done evolve with competition
HOW DO WE DO THIS?
1) Anticipate change
Look for the cheese to move
Where would it move to?
2) Monitor changes
Look for trends and patterns
Smell the cheese, as it ages look for new possible spots
3) Adapt to change quickly
Find that new niche or target
Market to or approach quickly to be the first contact in your business
Let go of old cheese as to enjoy the new cheese quicker
Adapt to new environment
Move with the cheese
5) Enjoy changes
Have fun planning so the transition is win/win
Enjoy the tastes of new cheese
Learn from Hem and Haw in order to keep a business running smoothly as well as your personal life. Both will be affected, it may as well be a benefit. [continues]
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