Habits & Hacks: Advancing Women in Leadership

Habits & Hacks: Advancing Women in Leadership

This is our 100th episode and we want to thank you for your support. Thank you to everyone who is part of our community – our listeners from around the world, our inspiring guests who contribute their time and wisdom, our production partner MZ Studios who work their magic to ensure the highest listening quality, and our dearest teammate, Cheryl Couch, who puts her heart and soul into managing this show to ensure an outstanding experience every time.

As for us, we are truly humbled by this achievement. When we began our journey, we had no idea how popular this show would become, or how much impact our message would create.

In this episode, we share our story, and why we embarked on this mission to accelerate the advancement of women in leadership. 


[01:38] Why the mission matters
[02:32] Industry disruption and how it impacts you
[05:48] Despite progress, women are still being left behind
[08:10] 2 things that need to happen to change status quo
[10:23] Challenges women face in the workplace
[16:53] How do you develop future-ready leaders
[19:41] Challenges for senior leaders
[22:38] Democratizing access to coaching and high performance training 


“In less than three years from now, 40% of the work will be different from what it is today.” – Nikki Barua 

“If you want to stay ahead, you have to shift your mindset, not just your skill set. You have to go from all knowing to always learning.” – Nikki Barua

“In the age of influence, visibility matters. You can change hearts and minds if you're invisible.” – Nikki Barua

“If you have something to give, something to teach, then it's time to step up and put a spotlight on yourself.” – Nikki Barua

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at nikkibarua.com.

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is a senior corporate leader, ex-Googler, and diversity expert. Learn more at themonicamarquez.com.

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