The Gapingvoid Email

Three days a week we’ll email you a super insightful illustration that tells a story about the world of work. The emails cover topics like company culture, design thinking, leadership strategies, creating better functioning teams, enhancing patient experience, etc. They are designed to give you insight into working smarter and being more connected to why you do what you do. We also feature guest posts once a week from thought leaders around the world. People who enjoy the daily are most often senior leaders in business, healthcare execs, entrepreneurs, and academics.

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Read our latest posts below:


When Nothing Means Everything

By Cierra Martin | Dec 7, 2022

Simple symbols convey complex ideas. For example, two intersecting lines symbolize a religion held by 2.2 billion people and a religious text of 783,000 words. …


Chess but with Infinite Pieces

By Cierra Martin | Dec 4, 2022

As Harvard Business Review recently argued, “in a volatile world, your strategy must be flexible.” Today, nobody denies the world is volatile. It’s especially easy …


What a Chicken Chain Can Teach Us About Culture

By Cierra Martin | Dec 1, 2022

Walk past any fast food joint these days, and you’ll most likely see a “HELP WANTED” sign, often offering terms that were unheard of a …


Creativity: It’s a Muscle

By Cierra Martin | Nov 29, 2022

It’s the age-old question. What boosts creativity? What’s the best way to get in the zone? Hint: It’s not drugs and booze (although it might increase how creative you FEEL …

Why Great Leaders Are Always Training Their Replacement

By Cierra Martin | Nov 25, 2022

They say the best consultants plan for their own obsolescence i.e. they do such a good job imparting new skills and knowledge to their clients, …


It’s Not About the Turkey

By Cierra Martin | Nov 23, 2022

“Ritual is the enactment of a myth. And, by participating in the ritual, you are participating in the myth. And since myth is a projection …