Some things definitely have different interpretations and depending on where you're from, it's impossible to understand the metaphor.
Mark Anderson’s cartoons appear in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Harvard Business Review, Good Housekeeping, and Forbes.
Anderson is the creator of the popular cartoon website, Andertoons.com, where he licenses his cartoons for presentations, newsletters and other projects.
The cartoonist also creates custom cartoons for companies looking to associate his gentle wit with their products and brands.
He blogs at: Andertoons Cartoon Blog.
He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, son, daughter, dog, cats, and numerous dust bunnies.
A lot of small business owners throw the word 'zoo' around a lot to describe daily operations or even the business on the whole. Eventually, you're going to get dragged to see the water show.Jul 15, 2016 174 Shares
Yes, small business ownership comes with some hard decisions. And there's certainly a time for deep thought and strategic planning. But, as cartoonist Mark Anderson points out, there's also a time to trust your instincts.Jul 8, 2016 176 Shares
How does that new job applicant look on paper? Are there tell tale signs they might not be all they claim? Cartoonist Mark Anderson admits to being a little clueless about the latest trends in curriculum vitae. But he's pretty sure you should watch out for a guy like this!Jul 1, 2016 216 Shares
Sometimes in business, something gets you frustrated to point of no return. At that point, it's hard to say what your reaction will be.Jun 24, 2016 147 Shares
Focus is important in business. And cartoonist Mark Anderson says the cat that recently became a part of his household certainly has that quality. But as Anderson shows in the cartoon above, it's being focused on the right things that really matters.Jun 17, 2016 225 Shares
Some moments in business are not all that memorable or you'd like to quickly forget. But if you happen to witness these moments, best to catalog the memory for the future.Jun 10, 2016 162 Shares
You want details? Go read a book. Want a bunch of superlatives and hyperbole? Judge the book by its cover.Jun 3, 2016 177 Shares
Being in business for a long time doesn't necessarily mean it's been all sunshine. There's been tough times, certainly, but you don't have to let them know that.May 27, 2016 272 Shares
The benefits of white space are great for design but applying this sense to your business charts may not be much to discuss.May 20, 2016 214 Shares
Sometimes for small business owners, it just never seems like success is in the cards.May 13, 2016 192 Shares
It's hard not to avoid low-hanging fruit. And puns in comedy are about the lowest of the low-hanging fruits. It's pretty much impossible to avoid them.May 6, 2016 201 Shares