TAKE IT UP WITH MANAGEMENT
Two office workers at the coffee station talking. One advises: “I’d take it up with management, but that’s me, so just ignore it.”
Topics: employee satisfaction, employee complaints, water cooler talk, customer satisfaction, vendor management, unwelcome advice.
WEAR MANY HATS
We commissioned this cartoon to illustrate how small business owners wear many hats. A business owner wearing 2 hats explains why her arms and legs are labeled with functions, saying, “The consultant said I was wearing too many hats.”
Topics: multitasking, many hats, responsibility, delegation, focus, work on the business not in it.
SALES: SOMETHING’S CLICKING
Four business people are reviewing a PowerPoint sales chart. The woman executive says: “Something’s clicking. I want you to find out what, and click the holy hell out of it.”
Topics: selling, leadership, motivation, sales management, enthusiasm, team meetings, lack of leadership, clicks.
CAN’T IN GOOD CONSCIENCE CONDONE
Businessman in meeting offers a scenario saying, “Of course I can’t in good conscience condone this, so one of you will have to knock me unconscious first.”
Topics: scenario planning, strategy, risk, long shot, ethical, unethical.
GOT OUR WORK CUT OUT FOR US
Four business people at a conference table. The meeting leader says “We’ve got our work cut out for us, which is great!” Turns out they are a coupon company.
Topics: big job, goals, objectives, optimism, confidence, team encouragement.
Business cartoon of an “idea guy” with 4 people sitting around a conference table discussing a chart. One person has a lightbulb in place of a businessman’s head. He says: “I think I have an idea.”
Topics: new ideas, innovation, creativity, inventions, team contributions.
If you’re looking for more humor, please visit our business cartoons archives. Mark Anderson (the creative brains behind Andertoons) shares the inspiration behind one of his business cartoons each Friday.