For the first time, a collection by international award winning author, Becky Paroz's writing is available in one book. Accomplished mentor, coach and senior manager in the male dominated world of construction, Becky has experienced all the highs and lows that come from being a driven, professional and passionate leader.
The author has also managed a severe critical illness for over 20 years while developing her successful career and these Words contain heartfelt lessons learnt on how to manage life and all its obstacles.
Growing up in a dysfunctional family with the challenge of domestic violence and abuse, this compilation is a how-to in overcoming the circumstances of one’s early environment and become a powerful leader in a demanding industry.
Containing content from anthologies developed with world leaders and also from a US based inspirational magazine, the style is hard hitting yet easily readable for those who wish to live their full potential.
Be inspired; laugh, cry, and be challenged by the Words of Bek.
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About the Author
BECKY PAROZ Author - Mentor - Leader QLD Project Management Achievement Award (Community Service) 2012 Professional Women’s Network International Literacy Award 2014 Professional Mentor 2010 - 2018 Having spent almost thirty years in the construction industry Becky Paroz has demonstrated her unique leadership abilities on some of the most demanding projects in the public and private sectors. As a successful Engineer and industry leading Project Manager she is a Director in three companies and a global professional mentor. With involvement in Graduate training programs and in-house workshops for many of her employers and clients; Becky’s formal training as a Performance Coach allows her to generate learning outcomes that create lasting change. Becky has been and continues to be a speaker at state and national industry conferences; she is a driving force for the development and integration of culture and systems for industry improvement. Delivering workshops that transcend lessons learnt and focus on the improvement of human capital in relation to project management and beyond. Becky is known for her use of humour to challenge status quo thinking and offering alternative views for consideration. She is motivated to pass on her lessons learnt to assist and educate the next generation of leaders to become high achievers like herself. The Words of Bek; is her first collection of non-fiction writing and captures her insights, journey, horror, and humour that encapsulates her life; including the solutions she found to live her life to the fullest. Her style is supportive, educational, conversational, practical, easy to read and designed to offer the lessons learnt throughout her tumultuous life for others to benefit from. Through childhood trauma, chronic pain due to a debilitating immuno- condition and the vast challenges of her career, Becky has never accepted anything less than achieving and surpassing her goals. She believes everyone needs the chance at a full life no matter the circumstances they were born into or grew up in. “I guess my writing is a way of hopefully reaching a much greater audience with knowledge than just that one-on-one. And that’s a way of bigger-picture mentoring; I like to think I’m contributing to the world” ~Becky Paroz, interview on Modern Mentoring with Australian Institute of Project Managers 2012