The above cartoon is another in my thankfully limited series “This Kind Of Actually Happened.”
I was selling for a smallish distributor, and showing a quote to management before sending it out.
After considerable consideration the VP leaned back in his chair, sized me up and said “Are we sure we like these numbers?” To which I replied “I suppose I could change the font.”
Insert crickets chirping here.
The good news is I got the sale, and a gag gratis, but I’m pretty sure that VP crossed me off the promotions list after that.
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About the Author: Mark Anderson’s cartoons appear in publications including The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. Anderson is the creator of the popular cartoon website, Andertoons.com, where he licenses his cartoons for presentations, newsletters and other projects. He blogs at Andertoons cartoon blog.