A Guy Just Totally Ruined McDonald's Holiday Cups With a Simple Drawing

It's your latest reminder to consider all of the possibilities.

learn more about Stephen J. Bronner

By Stephen J. Bronner

McD's Savannah

Whatever it is you're presenting to the world, whether it's the name of a business (or school), a new product or new design, you must first look at it from every possible angle. Then, have people you know look at it from every possible angle.

Our latest real-world example of what happens when things go wrong comes from McDonald's, which introduced this rather innocuous holiday cup a couple of weeks ago:

Related: 12 Worst Social-Media Fails in 2016 So Far

Seems harmless, right? Well, nothing pure can stay that way once it hits the internet:

If you're like me, now you can't see the cup how it was originally designed.

It's a great reminder that we shouldn't be so quick to bury the child in all of us -- or well, maybe have a 14 year old on speed dial as a consultant.

Stephen J. Bronner

Entrepreneur Staff

News Director

Stephen J. Bronner writes mostly about packaged foods. His weekly column is The Digest. He is very much on top of his email.

Related Topics

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Business News

An NFL Rookie Scores a $514,000 Jackpot in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Rams running back Ronnie Rivers sat down to play 3-card poker and left a half million dollars richer.

Business News

'Our Kids Aren't Even Safe To Order Food': Mother Outraged After DoorDash Employee Uses App to Flirt With Teen Daughter

One mom is going viral on TikTok after catching a DoorDash employee attempting to flirt with her 15-year-old daughter through the messaging service provided through the platform.

Leadership

3 Expert-Backed Strategies for Blowing People Away With Your First Impression

Nothing is more important than a good first impression. The first five seconds are everything.

Business Ideas

How to Make Thousands of Dollars on the Side As a Virtual Assistant

Apply your skills and experience to create a lucrative virtual assistant side hustle or full-time business.