“Think about what you can gain, not what you can lose.”

Decide in each ‘bullet’ item below if the comment or behavior is attributed to Hem or to Haw. Write a paragraph or two on how the two characters approach change. (8 points)

• “Think about what you can gain, not what you can lose.”
• Taking control, not letting things happen to him.
• Realized after it was gone that the cheese was slowly disappearing and the cheese was getting old.
• Claimed “they” will have to put the cheese back.
• “Why did they do this to me?”
• “This is not the way it is supposed to be!”
• Discovered he was managing where he should have been leading.
• Must decide yourself to change.
• “We are entitled to these benefits.”
• Simplify, don’t overcomplicate.
• One should paint a picture of new cheese.
• “It’s not fair?”
• “We didn’t cause this!”
• Warned the other about getting lost looking for new cheese.
• “What’s really going on here?”
• Afraid he would make a fool of himself in the maze.
• “It’s dangerous out there!”
• Realized he cannot change others but they have to change themselves.
• Became angry and tried to find someone to blame.
• “It’s what I know.”
• Realized he was working longer and harder but not smarter.
• “We’re special!”
• Felt like he was taking two steps forward and one back.
• Refuses new cheese, wanting “his” cheese.
• “Once you change what you believe, you can change what you do.”
• “Need to laugh at yourself and move on.”
• Realized the biggest barrier to change can be you.
• Came to realize the fear you build up in your mind is worse than the situation that actually exists.
• “We do the same things over and over and wonder why things don’t get better.”

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