When small business owners surround themselves with enough good people to keep the company moving forward, it should allow time for the boss to get some much-needed time away from it all.
Mark Anderson’s cartoons appear in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Harvard Business Review, Good Housekeeping, and Forbes.
Anderson is the creator of the popular cartoon website, Andertoons.com, where he licenses his cartoons for presentations, newsletters and other projects.
The cartoonist also creates custom cartoons for companies looking to associate his gentle wit with their products and brands.
He blogs at: Andertoons Cartoon Blog.
He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, son, daughter, dog, cats, and numerous dust bunnies.
There really aren't any Thanksgiving carols. It's not a big holiday for greeting cards, either. And there's a dearth of punchlines, too. And the ones that do exist are as overdone as the bird in the middle of the table.Nov 20, 2015 342 Shares
How many times does a cowboy inspire a business cartoon? In this case, the images just "leapt" out at cartoonist Mark Anderson.Nov 13, 2015 161 Shares
No offense to Stan Getz, but when your sales figures resemble the soothing monotony of The Girl from Ipanema, it may be time to shake things up a bit.Nov 6, 2015 218 Shares
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If your small business is suffering from lagging numbers, perhaps a fresh look at some tired data will give you a new outlook on things.Oct 16, 2015 170 Shares
Business speak is often riddled with attempts to be diplomatic. But the writing is typically on the wall, in a manner of speaking.Oct 9, 2015 176 Shares
When you write, is it with the purpose of truly making yourselves understood? Or are you just using the buzzwords and slogans you believe your audience wants to hear? In business writing, it's especially important to communicate effectively. So leave your jargon at the door.Oct 2, 2015 206 Shares
Sometimes inspiration is spelled out before you in black-and-white. And when it does, it's best to just run with it.Sep 25, 2015 200 Shares
Sometimes in business, it's best to just dispense with the folderol and get to the point.Sep 18, 2015 187 Shares
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