An Innovative Way Out Of This Mess

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“Necessity is the mother of invention,” right? I think, however, a good case could also be made for panic being the father in that equation.

Being a cartoonist means having deadlines be they from a client or self-imposed. Early on, they really stressed me out. But these days, I’m pretty comfortable with them because I recognize them for what they offer us creative folk – a good kick in the pants.

In fact, just last week I was completely out of ideas and had just two days until I had a new batch of cartoons due.

Funny how all of a sudden – the ideas started flowing.


Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website,

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