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:

The Trouble of Unmet Needs

By Cierra Martin | May 8, 2024

Things are rarely what they seem to be. If we took things at face value, we’d still think the Sun revolves around the Earth. We’d …

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

By Cierra Martin | May 6, 2024

“World renowned psychologist,” prolific author and C-suite executive coach, Dr. Jim Loer made a recent appearance on the always-excellent Knowledge Project podcast #193 with Shane …


What We Can Learn from a Village Postman

By Cierra Martin | May 2, 2024

The Irish broadcaster, Colm Flynn recently tweeted about a lovely TV news report he worked on back in 2019, about a postman, Mike Sheehan, in …

All Contracts are Psychological

By Cierra Martin | Apr 29, 2024

The secret to getting results only has three words: Understand human nature.  During the Revolutionary War, Ben Franklin was in the precarious position of acting …

Where’s Your 46 Cent Chip?

By Cierra Martin | Apr 26, 2024

In 1980, a 46-cent chip almost caused nuclear armageddon. Gapingvoid advisor, Brigadier General John “Dragon” Teichert (USAF (RET) tells the story in his leadership manifesto, …

Find Your Art

By Cierra Martin | Apr 24, 2024

After a recent animated-video contest, two shocking things happened. First, it was revealed that the winning animation was animated entirely by AI. Meaning, the AI beat …