If you're a plucky startup company that has lost its pluck lately, no worries. You're not alone. Consider spinning this difficult time positively, even if that's by giving it a really cool, though somewhat negative, name.
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.
When you have the ability to plop pets into otherwise ordinary business situations, the jokes basically write themselves.Aug 28, 2015 362 Shares
Is it too soon to start thinking about the holidays that round out the calendar year? Actually, cartoonist Mark Anderson also finds that ideas he has during the holiday season can inspire the whole year long.Aug 21, 2015 229 Shares
If you've created your own job, it's hard for someone to tell you you're doing it all wrong. But give it time. As the adage goes, where there's a will, there's a way.Aug 14, 2015 248 Shares
Here's a tense situation in a sales meeting getting a much-needed lighthearted moment.Aug 7, 2015 220 Shares
What if business mergers were handled like Hollywood mergers? Cartoonist Mark Anderson suggests how that might look in the conference room.Jul 31, 2015 244 Shares
This cartoon celebrates the elements in business that can't be controlled. Of course, no self-respecting entrepreneur should ever leave his or her success in the hands of fate. But sometimes it's cathartic to laugh in its face just the same.Jul 24, 2015 265 Shares
When the kids are away, the adults shall play ... with bubble wrap. Note to self: Schedule all deliveries during school hours.Jul 17, 2015 320 Shares
Ever hear a phrase in conversation with a colleague or client that makes you sit up and take notice? If you're a cartoonist like Mark Anderson, it may even cause a funny image to pop into your brain. Here Anderson explains how even a phrase read or heard in passing can be solid gold in his business. Enjoy!Jul 10, 2015 216 Shares
You know the promises you make about leaving work behind while on vacation. Unfortunately, like most, you're probably better at making those promises than keeping them. The cartoon above suggests maybe it's time to send your work gadgets on a vacation of their own.Jul 3, 2015 258 Shares
It could be one of the most abused appliances in the appliance world. The break room refrigerator can be a treasure trove, though. It's probably where you left that banana a few months ago. Be warned, opening the door can bring on a flood of sme ... er, memories.Jun 26, 2015 197 Shares