Author bio

Spencer Johnson

Spencer Johnson - book author

Librarian’s note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

Spencer Johnson, M.D. left behind a medical career to write short books about life. The most famous was “Who Moved My Cheese?" published in 1998. The book became a publishing phenomenon and a workplace manual. Over 50 million copies of Spencer Johnson’s books are in use worldwide in 47 languages.

Dr. Johnson's education included a psychology degree from the University of Southern California, a M.D. from the Royal College of Surgeons and medical clerkships at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic.

Spencer Johnson is the author of books: Who Moved My Cheese?, The Present: The Secret to Enjoying Your Work and Life, Now!, Peaks and Valleys: Making Good And Bad Times Work For You--At Work And In Life, Who Moved My Cheese For Teens, Out of the Maze: An A-Mazing Way to Get Unstuck, The One Minute Sales Person: The Quickest Way to Sell People on Yourself, Your Services, Products, or Ideas--at Work and in Life, Yes or No: The Guide to Better Decisions, Who Moved My Cheese? For Kids, The Value of Believing in Yourself: The Story of Louis Pasteur, One Minute For Yourself


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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.

Two are mice named Sniff and Scurry. And two are "Littlepeople"—beings the size of mice who look and act a lot like people. Their names are Hem and Haw.

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

And the "Maze" is where you look for what you want—the organization you work in, or the family or community you live in.

In the story, the characters are faced with unexpected change. Eventually, one of them deals with it successfully, and writes what he has learned from his experience on the Maze walls.

When you come to see "The Handwriting on the Wall," you can discover for yourself how to deal with change, so that you can enjoy less stress and more success (however you define it) in your work and in your life.

Written for all ages, the story takes less than an hour to read, but its unique insights can last a lifetime.
02
For over two decades, Spencer Johnson has been inspiring readers with his simple yet profound stories of the challenges we face in these times of unprecedented change.
 
The Present is an engaging story of a young man’s journey to adulthood, and his tireless search for The Present, a mysterious and elusive gift he first hears about from a wise old man.  This Present, according to the old man, is the most valuable gift a person can receive.  Why? Because it is the one thing that doesn’t change in changing times.
 
As the young boy becomes a man, he grows disillusioned with his work and his life.  So he returns to ask the old man to help him find The Present. The old man responds, “Only you have the power to find The Present for yourself.” Heeding the old man’s advice, the young man embarks on a worldwide search for this magical gift that remains unchanging in a changing world, and holds the secret to personal happiness and lifelong success.
 
It is only after the young man has searched high and low and all but given up his relentless pursuit that he discovers The Present—and all of the promises it offers.
 
Like the young man, you may find that it is the best gift you can ever give to yourself — and to those you care about.
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وجود دره و قله در زندگی برای همه طبیعی است.
حال چگونگی بیرون آمدن از دره و ماندن روی قله مسئله بسیار مهم برای ما می باشد.ممکن است در مقطعی از کار و زندگی شرایطمان خوب باشد و در مقطعی دیگر بد.

این مسئله برای همه با هر فرهنگی در جهان وجود دارد و این بخشی از خصوصیت انسانهاست.قله ها و دره ها تنها لحظات خوب و بد ما نیستند بلکه احساسات درونی و چگونگی پاسخ ما به رویدادهای بیرونی هستند.

اسپنسر جانسون
اسپنسر جانسون متولد ۱۹۳۸ یک پزشک، نویسنده و سخنران اهل ایالت متحده آمریکا که بیشتر به خاطر کتاب های افسانه ای ژانر کودک شناخته می شود. کتاب انگیزشی «چه کسی پنیر مرا جابجا کرد؟» موفق ترین کتاب او که در لیست پرفروش ترین کتاب های روزنامه نیویورک تایمز جای گرفته است به ۳۷ زبان ترجمه شده و تاکنون بیش از ۲۸ میلیون نسخه در سراسر جهان به فروش رفته است.

ما بدون اینکه متوجه باشیم لحظه های خوب و بد را برای خودمان ایجاد میکنیم.

اشتباهات شما در دورانهای خوب امروزتان، پدید آورنده یَ دوران های بد فردایتان هستند و باالعکس رفتارهای خردمندانه شما در دوران های بد امروزتان، پدیدآورنده ی دوران های خوب فردایتان خواهند بود.
اما واکنش به آنها در اراده و کنترل ما است. بنابر این می توان گفت که راز بزرگ موفقیت و شکست، نیکفرجامی و بدفرجامی، شادی و ناراحتی، توسعه و عقب ماندگی ما انسانها، در گرو واکنش ما به عوامل بیرونی است.

داستان کتاب صوتی دره ها و قله ها درباره ی مردی جوان است که مایوس از روزگار است تا اینکه با مردی روبرو می شود که بر فراز قله ها زندگی می کند. با دیدن این فرد سعی می کند از او بیاموزد که چگونه در دوران های خوب و بد به آرامش و موفقیت بیشتری دست پیدا کند.

در این کتاب صوتی نکته هایی در مورد قله ها و دره های زندگی برای استفاده در همه امور خواهید آموخت و این را بدانید که خوشبختی این است که قدر لحظه های خوب زندگی را بدانیم و از آن لذت ببریم.

برای دانلود کتاب صوتی قله ها و دره ها به سایت رادیو مثبت مراجعه کنید.
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Teenagers' lives are full of change and this simple book will help them cope with the unique problems that face them every day, such as doing well at school, making career decisions, dealing with parents, relationships and dating, feeling good about themselves and being positive about the future.

A group of teenagers are worried about changes in their lives. To help them out, Chris tells the story of Who Moved My Cheese. Four characters, Hem, Haw, Sniff and Scurry, search through a maze for cheese, to nourish them and make them happy, but soon the cheese runs out. Sniff and Scurry go off in search for more, but Hem and Haw stay to work out what went wrong and wait for more cheese. Eventually, Haw realises that no new cheese is coming, so he sets out into the maze and eventually finds new cheese. The group then discusses the story, finding ways to apply it to their own lives.

Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens is an essential book for teenagers – an entertaining parable that reveals profound truths and insights that will last a lifetime.
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The posthumous sequel to Who Moved My Cheese?, the classic parable that became a worldwide sensation.

Who Moved My Cheese? offered millions of readers relief for an evergreen problem: unanticipated and unwelcome change. Now its long-awaited sequel digs deeper, to show how readers can adapt their beliefs and achieve better results in any field.

Johnson's theme is that all of our accomplishments are due to our beliefs: whether we're confident or insecure, cynical or positive, open-minded or inflexible. But it's difficult to change your beliefs--and with them, your outcomes. Find out how Hem, Haw, and the other characters from Who Moved My Cheese? deal with this challenge.
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In this newly released edition of one of his classic books, The One Minute Sales Person, Spencer Johnson, the author of the number one New York Times bestseller Who Moved My Cheese?, shows you how to sell your ideas, products, or services successfully! This is the book that has proved to be a must-have for the millions of people who were looking for the quickest way to improve their selling skills.

In these changing times, Spencer Johnson, coauthor of The One Minute Manager®, shows you how the phenomenal One Minute® methods can bring real and lasting sales success with the least amount of time and effort. You will learn how to enjoy your job and your life more as you discover the effective secrets of "self-management," the integrity of "selling on purpose," and the liberating "wonderful paradox" of helping others get what they want so you can get what you need.

The One Minute Sales Person is a clear, easy and invaluable guide that works for both you and the people you sell to, for your financial prosperity and personal well-being.

In short, it is a classic Spencer Johnson bestseller that can help you enjoy more success with less stress.
07
"Yes" or "No," from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Spencer Johnson, presents a brilliant and practical system anyone can use to make better decisions, soon and often -- both at work and in personal life.
The "Yes" or "No" System lets us:


focus on real needs, versus mere wants
create better options
see the likely consequences of choices
and identify and then use our own integrity, intuition, and insight to gain peace of mind, self-confidence, and freedom from fear
08
Spencer Johnson's Who Moved My Cheese? is a bestselling book that has helped millions of people around the world adapt and succeed in changing times. Now Dr. Johnson has adapted his story for the picture book audience so that, starting from the earliest age, children can view change as a positive thing that can lead to new opportunity.Young readers will enjoy following the story of the four little characters, Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who make their way through a maze looking for the "Magical Cheese" that makes them happy. And once they find the Cheese, it seems like it will last forever-until one morning when everything changes. Who moved their Cheese? Will it come back? Or will they have to look for different Cheese, venturing onto strange paths, around corners they've never explored? As children follow these friends through the maze of change, they can try to figure out which character they're most like-or which they most admire-and what their own Magical Cheese might be.
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Retells the story of Louis Pasteur, whose unwavering belief in the concept of germs led to a cure for rabies.
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By best-selling co-author of The One Minute Manager and author of Who Moved My Cheese?, this book shows how to bring out the best in yourself in a time-starved world. Life is lived minute by minute. Does time seems too precious to lavish on yourself? Using his world-famous One Minute programme, number one bestselling author Dr Spencer Johnson reveals easy ways to bring out the best in yourself. - Reduce stress at work and at home - Enjoy a sense of peace and balance - Have more business and personal success - Take better care of yourself and encourage others to do the same With the practical wisdom that characterises all of his books, Dr Johnson shows how stopping and taking a minute out of the day can make life more meaningful and enjoyable - for you and those near you. Spencer Johnson is an internationally bestselling author whose books have helped millions of people discover healthier lifestyles with more success and less stress.