Becky is a business trainer and speaker, martial arts master and author. She's an engaging keynote speaker for corporations and women's business groups, and her half and full day trainings have been highly regarded for transforming the way women approach and live out their careers. Her talks are inspiring, motivating, insightful and regarded as completely unique in content and approach. Her vantage point couples a 2500 year old classic with the modern challenges women face in business and their careers today, blending eastern and western woldviews to challenges women to look differently at the power they have over their professional journeys.
Here are just some sample testimonials. More are on Becky's website:
"Loved it and can't wait to apply it to my career and life."
"Loved the stories & examples. Q&A was great & relateable."
"Nice to have the pitfalls laid out – had not realized some of the things holding me back. Now that I know what they are, I can work on them."
"Becky was awesome! High energy and very timely information.
This has brought a lot to my attention. I see I have fallen into the common pitfalls, particularly thinking hard work is enough. I will take this back with me and work on changing my strategy—thank you for that!
"Much needed info for the season that I am in in my life."
"I am very glad I made the time and commitment to myself to be here today!"
"Really interesting stuff – loved Becky's energy."
"You are making such a difference.
An expert on Sun Tzu's proven strategy, she shows women how to use it to get a competitive advantage in their careers, and gain optimal satisfaction in their professional pursuits. Her clients have included Delta Airlines, Oscar Mayer, Engility Corporation, The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services (I-Women), Women's Council or Realtors, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Missouri Women's Council, Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, American Health Care Association, US Naval Academy Alumni Association, Women's Business Center of North Carolina (partnership with the SBA) and many more.
Becky is the author of several books. Her talks are based on Sun Tzu for Women: The Art of War for Winning in Business, as well as the most current and relevant research on gender dynamics in the workforce. She's the author of The Art of War for Small Business: Defeat the Competition and Dominate the Market with the Masterful Strategies of Sun Tzu, which has been translated into Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Arabic. She's the author of the Barcharts' widely circulated Business 101: The Art of War, and a contributor to the 2016 Women and Asian Martial Traditions, a publication of the Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Her most recent work is the 2017 The Tiger & The Dragon: A Business Parable with Mark McNeilly.
A Grand Master in jujitsu, Becky teaches in Northern Virginia at Prestige Sport Martial Arts. Becky has put Sun Tzu into practice throughout her martial arts career by overcoming larger and stronger adversaries with superior strategy and execution.
Becky has 20 years of experience in communications and marketing strategy. She's a former Washington Business Journal columnist whose frequently published in and interviewed by national print, web, radio and TV media. She was named to the 2011 Washington Business Journal 40 Under 40.