How did we get here? Sometimes the best way to find out is to start at the end and work back to the beginning.
Professional cartoonist Mark Anderson, owner of Andertoons, brings readers a new business cartoon each week. He also adds the “backstory” about how he came up with the creative idea behind the cartoon.
For a selection of cartoons you are free to download for use in blogs, presentations and newsletters, go to our Business Cartoons Gallery.
Mergers are certainly no fairy tale. You've got new faces in new places and sometimes, a few people have to wear multiple hats.Feb 19, 2016 58 Shares
Having a lot of good connections is a powerful thing for any small business owner.Feb 12, 2016 189 Shares
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.Feb 5, 2016 215 Shares
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.Jan 29, 2016 238 Shares
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.Jan 22, 2016 202 Shares
Some wells run dry and others ... well, they're a lot fuller. Charts and bar graphs as the basis for a good cartoon? That well seems to never run dry.Jan 15, 2016 1.1k Shares
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.Jan 8, 2016 187 Shares
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.Jan 1, 2016 281 Shares
What does an elf have to do to be relegated to shelf duty? Is this the equivalent of a bench warmer or what? Do elves get a clean slate after today?Dec 25, 2015 210 Shares
Phrasing is everything in today's world. Whether you're in the board room or on the Web, saying the key words gets you more attention.Dec 18, 2015 206 Shares
Drawing a blank as a cartoonist isn't really an option. In those situations, you have to draw what you know.Dec 11, 2015 189 Shares