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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

OH NO! WATCH OUT FOR CLICHES, BUSINESSMAN IN PERIL!

When you cover for people at various front desks around the globe (Portland), you see a lot of mail. This means a lot of magazines. Usually, financial & business rags like Money Matters, Forbes, Money Weekly, Money Monthly, Money Money etc.

The trend for years (it seems) is to stick some kind of graphic on the cover suggesting that either businessmen should watch their every move or else they will die, or businessmen hate their jobs so much they want to die and this is how they're going to do it:











They never show the other side of Businessman-ing:




1 Comments:

At 10:38 PM, Blogger GenX Theorist said...

Hail, friend O Mark and Nysa's. I too, am one of "Mark's old California friends who has ended up in Portland" (from his Santa Cruz days).

He referred me to your blog post about Cathy cartoons after I described my take on Portland office fashion to him.

I love your posts about life in the Portland Businessman world. Ah, so true, so true.

 

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