Episode 6: Nikki Barua, CEO of Beyond Curious (Part 2 of 2)

Nikki Barua

Nikki Barua is a serial entrepreneur who runs Beyond Curious, a digital transformation consulting firm focused on helping big companies be more agile and adaptive. She is a speaker, an author, and a change agent with a really big mission to touch a billion lives — someone who is inspired by human potential and wants to be a catalyst to unlock it.

In this episode of The Culture Gap, the second of two episodes featuring Nikki, she and Daniel discuss the role of communication in bringing people along as digitization and transformation wash over companies. They also touch on the #MeToo movement, and its impact in transforming culture, society and the global perspectives towards women in the workforce. Nikki also shares her inspiration and motivations for her book Beyond Barriers, her relationship with fear and moving past it, and so much more, so be sure to tune in. Welcome to The Culture Gap.

Key Takeaways


[:43] Daniel introduces his guest for this episode — Nikki Barua.

[1:10] What are some best practices for leaders about being the evangelist for change vis-a-vis communications of the change? Nikki also shares her opinions on under-communication as a sub-domain of execution.

[5:18] Daniel and Nikki discuss the distinction between digitization and transformation and the role the CEO plays in driving that change.

[9:03] Nikki and Daniel dive into the #MeToo movement and its impact on society, culture, and the world in general, with regards to the equality women deserve in the workforce.

[15:04] Who did Nikki write the book Beyond Barriers for and why did she write it?

[17:41] What is Nikki’s relationship with fear?

[20:28] Where can listeners get their copy of the book Beyond Barriers?

[21:34] What is one piece of advice Nikki Barua would give her younger self?

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Learn more about:

Nikki Barua

Beyond Curious

“Closing the Gender Pay Gap” — 60 Minutes segment with Marc Benioff of Salesforce

Me Too Movement on Wikipedia

Beyond Barriers: How to Unlock your LIMITLESS POTENTIAL, by Nikki Barua

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