How To Anticipate And Adapt To Change

Have you ever been derailed because of something you didn’t anticipate?

Artificial intelligence has grown 30,000 times since 2012 and its capacity is doubling every 105 days. Automation is changing the nature of business and creating new opportunities and challenges in the workplace.

While we can’t predict the future, we must be prepared for it. As disruption accelerates and the workplace evolves, your ability to learn quickly becomes your core skill. If you anticipate challenges, learn new skills, and pivot faster, you will eventually overcome every obstacle and get ahead of disruption.

Conviction empowers you to achieve your goals, no matter what happens because you have the skillset, mindset and toolset to get ahead of change. Learn how to anticipate change and prepare yourself with powerful habits and hacks.


[00:16] Growth of artificial intelligence
[00:26] How do you prepare for rapid change
[03:20] Favorite hack #1 to anticipate change
[07:18] Correlation of disruption and innovation
[08:50]Favorite hack #2 to anticipate change
[09:38] Just-in-time learning
[10:59] Homework for the week


“We’re living in a time of so much change and such rapid change, that it’s not enough to just be fit. You also have to be fast.”–Nikki Barua

“The faster you let goof previous beliefs and open yourself up with curiosity and humility, and be willing to learn, that’s what’s going to help you adapt faster.” –Nikki Barua

“You miss out on opportunities when you’re worried about what could go wrong.” –Nikki Barua

“Technology is creating the solutions for the things that people feel technology is disrupting.” –Monica Marquez“

You have to know where the demand is and align your skills and your competencies to where that demand is. Then you can be the one that is benefiting from these opportunities as opposed to being displaced.” –Nikki Barua

“There are opportunities for everyone to combine the power of technology with the beauty of the human mind.” –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 an ex-Googler, diversity expert and senior corporate leader. Learn more at

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