Can a New Web App Change How Companies Manage Employee Development ?

O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us, to see oursels as others see us.” [Oh would some power have the gift to give us, to see ourselves as others see us.”] -Robert Burns, Scots poet   The most enjoyable part of what we to do is getting to work with great companies. They range from multinationals, […]

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Podcast: Gape Into The Void, Episode 7 – With Gary Vaynerchuk

[Link to Gape Into The Void on iTunes] [Direct Link to the MP3 of Episode 7 with Gary Vaynerchuk] In this episode of the Gape Into The Void Podcast Hugh and Jason have a chance to catch up with Internet phenomenon, Gary Vaynerchuk, a long-time friend of gapingvoid. If you don’t know Gary, you should. […]

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Introducing The Social Object Factory- gapingvoid’s biggest announcement in years.

Like gapingvoid CEO, Jason Korman wrote in today’s newsletter: Hugh drew today’s cartoon in connection with a talk earlier this year for the members of, Andy Sernovitz’s great cabal of social media heavy weights. It’s a cute little reminder that no matter how big your business is, your business is not really all you […]

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[This went out in the newsletter at the weekend, written by my business partner, gapingvoid CEO Jason Korman.] To those who don’t know us well, gapingvoid just appears to be in the business of selling Hugh’s cool illustrations. Over the years, Hugh and I have gone through the often-tortuous self examination required in the journey […]

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Best Twelve (or fewer) Words Wins a Signed Cube Grenade

Daily Email Promo from Gapingvoid on Vimeo.Hola, Jason here (CEO of gapingvoid etc etc)… For all you gapingvoid newbies, you may not know that we publish a daily email every Tuesday–Saturday. It always contains one of Hugh’s cartoons with a little narrative and sometimes an exclusive deal on gapingvoid goodies. We’ve been playing around with animation […]

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how american family insurance, a $10 billion asset insurer is having a smarter conversation

[NB: This post was written by my business partner, Jason Korman. Expect to hear more of him round here in future etc. -Hugh] Back in the Spring, we were approached by Troy Janisch, Digital Marketing Manager at American Family Insurance about creating a Cube Grenade that encouraged their 8,000+ employees to participate in their social […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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