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:

All Culture is Kintsugi Culture

By Cierra Martin | Jul 14, 2024

Let’s say one day you break a coffee cup by dropping it on the floor. Nothing fancy, but an irreplaceable piece of great sentimental value …

A Culture Crash?

By Cierra Martin | Jul 11, 2024

In 1995, two years before he came back to run Apple, Steve Jobs made an interesting point. He was asked why Apple (which fired him …

How Formula 1 Will Save the Free World

By Cierra Martin | Jul 9, 2024

Netflix’s ‘Drive to Survive’ has transformed and turbocharged the Formula One (F1)  business. The series beautifully depicts dramatic stories of power, money, ever-changing status, and, …

Business Lessons from Atticus Finch

By Cierra Martin | Jul 5, 2024

Atticus Finch, the patriarch in one of the great post-war novels, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” is a very compelling character. When we first open the book, …

Don’t Cede the Lead

By Cierra Martin | Jul 3, 2024

Innovation is an infinite game, and the second an organization stops playing that game is the second it begins to cede the lead. As Jeff …

The Second Job of a Leader

By Cierra Martin | Jul 1, 2024

Napoleon didn’t conquer most of Europe all by himself. He had other people helping him, of course. Literally armies of them. The reality is, it’s …