The Gapingvoid Email

Three times a week, we'll send you a thought-provoking illustration about the world of work along with a short snippet of insight. Our emails cover topics like company culture, design thinking, leadership strategies, creating better-functioning teams, navigating the hybrid work environment, and more. They are designed as quick reads to give you insight into working smarter and being more connected to why you do what you do. We also feature guest posts from thought leaders around the world and answer culture questions sent in by our readers. People who enjoy the daily email most are often senior leaders in business, healthcare execs, entrepreneurs, and academics.


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Read our latest posts below:


Why Loneliness Can Kill Us

By Cierra Martin | Feb 22, 2024

During the Battle of the Bulge, the U.S. Army had an onboarding problem. According to the renowned WWII historian Stephen Ambrose, their process for recruiting …

The Internet is Iteration

By Cierra Martin | Feb 19, 2024

Even though he’s as rich and famous as a movie star, and never has to work ever again, the standup comedian and podcaster, Joe Rogan …

How Many Volts?

By Cierra Martin | Feb 17, 2024

Nothing happens until someone feels something. In the critically acclaimed show Mad Men, Jon Hamm plays Don Draper, a creative director on 1960s Madison Avenue. …

The Sweetest Most Important Sound

By Cierra Martin | Feb 14, 2024

“What’s in a name?” Shakespeare asks in Romeo and Juliet. Not much. He says: “That which we call a rose by any other name would …

Simple is Beautiful

By Cierra Martin | Feb 10, 2024

There is a common phenomenon among people starting their own business to overplan. People will spend months crafting the perfect integrated marketing strategy, designing the …

The Power of Situationships

By Cierra Martin | Feb 8, 2024

Remember Sweethearts, those popular heart-shaped fruit flavored candies that appear every year around Valentine’s Day, with those corny wee messages printed on the front of …

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