2019 – A Trifecta of Triumph

2019 – A Trifecta of Triumph

What a year! It’s been filled with trials, tribulations, and triumphs of a seriously epic nature. Even for a life lived in construction, which usually means every day is an adventure. It started with a drive to Melbourne to collect not one, but two monsters....
YFactor 2019!

YFactor 2019!

This is a recap of my attendance at #YFactor2019 and not paid advertising. It is a truth, sometimes unacknowledged, that large groups of women are, sometimes, a little scary to other women. The tropes are rife in social media. The backlash is strong when a woman...
The Writer versus Pain

The Writer versus Pain

must write have to write need to write,  write write write, right? #wordvomit #bingewriting   It’s hungry and the only way to feed it is to pour the words out, vomit and explode them into the page as fast as you can before the...
BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Issue out on the 11th July, 2019. Available at all good newsagents, Airports and Online Via https://www.ymag.com.au/ymag-home-page/subscribe/
Competition is NOT a Dirty Word

Competition is NOT a Dirty Word

I see so many women hate on the word “competition”. An Aussie woman, Ashleigh Barty, just won the French Open… Do you think she shies away from a little competition?  Congrats Ashleigh, while I am here, you are amazing! Pretty sure Ms Barty competed her ass off...

I’m Finally Outing Myself As A Coach

“I’m inspired by people that are marginal. I’m excited by their resilience. ” ―Mira Nair I did the life coaching qualification thing before Susan became one on “Neighbours”.  It was in that moment I stopped calling myself a coach and stopped claiming that as a...

Resilience – Your Greatest Asset

Bek: Image Credit @Pam Hutchinson Photography I was privileged to be invited to the BPW Geelong group to speak at their annual breakfast event, themed “moving On Up”, held at the GMHBA Stadium.  It was an incredible view over the grounds as the sun came up. ...
The Importance of a Mentor

The Importance of a Mentor

Becky has 20 years’ experience in engineering and construction and has been a qualified Project Manager for over five years and a qualified performance coach for over 10 years. She has been involved in public speaking since one of her managers put her in front of 600...

Everyday Passion

A New Year Story I am passionate about writing.  I have passion for what I write.  I am passionate about the messages that are exchanged when communication occurs e.g. I write, you read!  I am passionate about assisting people with improving their...
Writer Questions

Writer Questions

~The Words of Bek – Becky Paroz Did you always want to be a writer or did you kind of fall into it? Tell us the story of how you came to identify yourself as a writer.  I used to write in school (many years ago) until my Senior English teacher pretty much killed my...

Loving Yourself Unconditionally

Intro by Words of Bek: I met Jess at the recent Roar Success Awards, where there was much fun, exchange of details, excitement, and true connection between women. Jess has won a packet of awards for her business, including some on this night.Jess was one of the most...
Writer versus Project Management

Writer versus Project Management

The framework of project management applied to the practice of writing, the use of a professional tool in your creative works The Key Principles Project Management in Australia is based on the PMBoK (TM) and uses the following framework to achieve an outcome or goal:...