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Code Red: Put Out Fires Before They Start

Posted by Nikki Barua on Oct 25, 2014 1:45:00 PM

 Code Red: A New Approach to Project Planning

At BeyondCurious, we engage a project planning practice called Code Red, designed to uncover the risk, uncertainty, and fears that exist in relation to any project. Code Red helps us align contingency planning to team energy level, gives us optimism when we need it, and vastly increases quality of output while on the way to the finish line. 

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Three Ways To Transform Guest Experiences With Technology

Posted by Nikki Barua on Oct 5, 2014 3:43:00 PM

Ensuring that guests have a consistent, memorable experience is paramount to building your brand in the travel and hospitality space. To achieve this goal, many companies are putting their technology to work in a variety of ways—from location-based promotions to performance support that helps staff deliver high-touch service. As experts in the travel and hospitality space with a deep understanding of human experience, we see three ways brands can capitalize on new technology to deliver next generation guest experiences.

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Straight Talk: Removing Roadblocks in the Work Place

Posted by Nikki Barua on Sep 20, 2014 5:26:00 PM

Sometimes the simplest change can unleash the potential of your work force. A case in point is learning how to talk openly with each other at BeyondCurious. After taking a hard look at ourselves during a challenging period, we recently implemented an approach for more open communication that we call "straight talk." Straight talk is not a euphemism for providing occasional performance feedback; it's a simple but powerful way of thinking that encompasses candid communication across the organization at all times. I believe straight talk can help your company become more efficient and effective, as it has with BeyondCurious.

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Straight Talk: Removing Roadblocks In the Workplace

Posted by Nikki Barua on Aug 28, 2014 10:44:00 AM

Sometimes the simplest change can unleash the potential of your work force. A case in point is learning how to talk openly with each other at BeyondCurious. After taking a hard look at ourselves during a challenging period, we recently implemented an approach for more open communication that we call "straight talk." Straight talk is not a euphemism for providing occasional performance feedback; it's a simple but powerful way of thinking that encompasses candid communication across the organization at all times. I believe straight talk can help your company become more efficient and effective, as it has with BeyondCurious.

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8 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Posted by Nikki Barua on Mar 20, 2014 6:11:00 AM

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, Nikki Barua (@nikkibarua) has some advice for you. Co-Founder & CEO of BeyondCurious, an innovation consultancy that creates digital solutions for leading brands, Nikki is a serial entrepreneur known for her sense of purpose, passion and persistence.  She celebrates her failures and sees them as opportunities to become a better version of herself. Here are her tips for aspiring entrepreneurs based on lessons she has learned.

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A Brief History of Wearable Technology

Posted by Nikki Barua on Mar 20, 2014 5:58:00 AM

From The Six Million Dollar Man to Ironman, culture has shaped and influenced wearable technology. Take a look at some of the influences and innovations that have taken us to the state of wearable technology today.

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