Be Your Own Boss – Small Business Trends

Be Your Own Boss – Small Business Trends

Published: May 13, 2011
by Mark Anderson
In Humor

Don’t get me wrong, being self-employed is fantastic, but it also means that when you’re a one man business like me that no one else is there to pick up the slack.

Business a little slow? Time to dig in. More business than expected? So long, weekend.

So when one day, I was chatting with another cartoonist about how I needed to ask myself for a day off, we began riffing on the concept and we each came out of it with a few ideas, including the above cartoon.

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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