Avanoo Blog

Our blog includes collections of insights from Avanoo’s CEO, industry reflections, culture reflections, and articles also published in Avanoo’s newsletters.  

Learning to Lead

At the ripe young age of 25, my husband and I welcomed our oldest son, Cash. A golden, vibrant baby, Cash came into this world kicking and screaming—trusting his parents to know what it takes to lead a newborn through to adulthood.

I’ll let you in on a secret: I very much had no idea what I was doing.

When to Break the Rules

An older hispanic woman was sobbing, and had bags strewn about at an airline ticket counter in Nevada. Worried, I approached the counter. The older woman was speaking Spanish, and the airline ticket counter attendant wasn’t understanding.

The Power of Four People Who Care

In early 2010, I closed an organization I’d run for six years. It was one of the most painful experiences of my life; I’d devoted 90 or 100 hours a week to that organization. I thought it was my life’s work. Then it was gone.

Time. To Ask the Right Questions.

Once upon a time there was a young woman who closed her eyes and dreamed. In her dream, she met another woman, much older than her, who looked just like her. The same eyebrows, same smile, and same sense of style.