How To Position Yourself In Line With Market Demand

How To Position Yourself In Line With Market Demand

Do you have clarity on what makes you valuable? Are your skills and competencies aligned with what’s in demand in the marketplace? In this episode, you’ll learn exactly how to keep track of market demand so you can position yourself in line with it.

According to a recent report from McKinsey & Company, by 2030, more than 800 million people will lose their jobs to automation. Could some of your tasks be easily automated? What percentage of your role might be automated in the future?

That’s why it’s so important to understand what’s growing in demand, so you can keep learning the skills and developing the competencies you will need in the future.


[01:08] The effects of automation on the workforce
[03:58] The shelf life of skills is getting shorter
[04:34] Focus on solving business problems
[06:55] Learning to run two races at the same time
[07:32] Hacks to identify future demand
[14:26] Homework for the week


“Digital transformation is unlocking organizations and making them faster, more efficient, more innovative, and ultimately creating more value for their customers.” – Nikki Barua

“You have to know exactly what is in demand so that can you can develop the right skills.” – Nikki Barua

“You have to run two races at the same time: be great at what you’re doing today, while mastering the skills to be great at what you’ll be doing tomorrow.” – Nikki Barua

“Your future is truly in your hands and you must start making changes today.” – Nikki Barua

About Nikki Barua:

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

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About Monica Marquez:

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

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