December 18, 2014

If We Had A Sled This Could Be Fun

sales cartoon

Regular readers of Small Business Trends know I love a good graph cartoon. There’s almost no end of fun things you can do with the shape of a graph, which is actually where the idea for this cartoon came from.

I was talking with my wife about putting together a book of graph themed cartoons (graph-ic novel?) and I commented that the downward trending graphs are by far the most fun. And then the idea for what would make a bad looking graph fun for the characters in a cartoon hit me and this cartoon was born.

It’s one of the more meta routes to a cartoon I’ve had, but I’m always just thankful that ideas keep coming, no matter where they come from.

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Mark Anderson


Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website, Andertoons.com.

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  1. I like the premise! If the words were more optimistic, I think it would be funnier and pack more of a punch. Like put the “But” at the beginning, as if the guy was trying to spin it into something positive. “OK, yes… But, if we had a sled this could be fun!” The “but” at the end was kind of depressing. I guess yours more realistic, but hell, its a cartoon! :)

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