It’s Err…a Negotiating Tactic

negotiating tactic business cartoon

The last word on this one was tricky.

Do I go with cuddle? Is hug too easy? Will enough people know what nuzzle means?

Snuggle felt right, but it took a while to convince myself of that.

*Note to self: Someday when cartooning dries up and you have to get a real job – use this story when they say, “Tell me about a time you dealt with a problem successfully.”

On second thought…


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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  1. It wouldn’t have been bad to use ‘cuddle’ – although, I agree, ‘snuggle’ sounds better – not sure why, but it does. 🙂

    (great cartoon, btw 🙂 )