August 25, 2016

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

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,, 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.


The Benefits of Working Backwards

How did we get here? Sometimes the best way to find out is to start at the end and work back to the beginning.


Mergers Can Be Difficult on Everyone

Mergers are certainly no fairy tale. You've got new faces in new places and sometimes, a few people have to wear multiple hats.


How Can We Make Sales Graphs More Scintillating?

Okay, sales graphs are pretty important for digesting otherwise bland data. But let's be honest, sales graphs aren't all that intriguing and a meeting about the graphs ... well, you get the rather mundane picture.


A Small Attempt to Do Something Bigger

A lot of times, big things are the culmination of a lot of little things. Those little things lead to bigger ideas and drive at a common, larger goal.


Digging Deep on Data Means … Licorice?

Small businesses now have lots of data through which to comb. And it can mean a great deal to your business success. It can also be just a bunch of colorful graphs and charts.


Learning the Hard Way About Hiring

Some things are just learned over time and, usually, by making a fair share of mistakes. With hiring, you'll obviously want to avoid someone with some glaring red flags.


New Year Offers a Chance for New Directions

It's a brand new year? Have you got some new opportunities to explore with your business? Mark Anderson shares this cartoon to get the creative juices flowing. And it may just give you something to smile about as well.

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