A Small Attempt to Do Something Bigger

do something bigger business cartoon

I was listening to the news one day and the phrase “part of a larger effort” popped out at me and I had to figure out a way to play with it.

There were a lot of low hanging fruit jokes at first (larger fonts, very tall person in meeting, giant presentation or meeting room …). But it hit me later that this cartoon was actually very simple: Larger effort? Bigger thing.

It’s a quiet cartoon that’s not a big belly laugh, but it makes me happy to play with language like this.


Mark Anderson

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, Andertoons.com.

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  1. I think that employees like to work better if they are working towards a bigger goal. That’s what I thought when I saw your drawing.

  2. It fosters teamwork – to know that you are working for something bigger than yourself.

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