More About the Author
Barbara is no stranger to success. She hosted a popular radio talk show on KACE, and is the author of Good Lovin' Ain't Easy, Overcoming Doubt, Fear and Procrastination, Pricing Without Fear and numerous books, audio's, forms and software. Barbara has been a frequent guest on television and radio, making 125 radio appearances in one year including: KTLA, BET, WGN, ABC, CBS, Crook and Chase and Home and Family.
Barbara has been recognized and praised by leading newspapers and magazines such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Income Opportunity, and Health Magazine. She received the prestigious "International Woman of the Year" award for her contribution in the fields of business and psychology, ranking Barbara Wright Sykes in the company of such notables as former President Reagan's daughter Maureen Regan, noted attorney Gloria Alred, journalist Linda Ellerbee, actress Mariette Hartley, news anchor Kelly Lang, and Renee Taylor of The Nanny TV show.
As a business consultant for professionals desiring to start, achieve and maintain success, Barbara founded the firm Barbara Wright & Associates in 1979, she has consulted with: California State University, Midwestern State University, Union Bank, Dept. Of Agriculture and Vogue Magazine, among others. While commissioned by the fashion industries noted designers, tailors and sewing professionals to assist them with pricing, market analysis and business expansion, Barbara penned her first business text book, entitled The "Business" Of Sewing.
In demand as a business consultant, KTLA's popular morning show "Making It" featured Barbara Wright Sykes as one of Southern California's leading business consultants, speakers and authors. Barbara has been a featured writer for many magazines and newspapers such as Inland Business Journal, Computer Update, Threads and Vogue Magazine.
Barbara's novel, Good Lovin' Ain't Easy, is the first installment in Sykes amazing books where she raises the stakes as she negotiates the characters in and out of life-changing experiences. She is the master of witty dialogue, steamy love scenes and suspense-driven plots. Sykes' novels are exhilarating to read. One reader had this to say:
"Sykes' incorporates her uncanny insights into relationships and the human psyche to deftly weave a mesmerizing tale about sincere, but flawed, characters we can relate to. The characters, and their actions, ring true, allowing her reader to experience vicariously the joys, fears, heartbreaks and triumphs of individuals they come to know intimately."
Ms. Wright Sykes is a multi-talented author whose intellectual range spans from novels, to business and psychology. As a speaker, constantly in demand, she stimulates a broad wave of discussion as she guides individuals to reach levels of success in both their personal and professional lives.