Maria Kassova

Maria Kassova has been a BRODY trainer for 5 years.

She delivers the following programs for BRODY as in-person sessions and also virtually via webinars: Advanced Presentation Skills, Communication Core, Assertive Communication for Practitioners, Leading Virtual Teams, Business Etiquette, Consultative Solutions, Goal Setting and Feedback, Coaching and Delegation for Leaders, Team Player with a Positive Attitude, First Time Lead, Storytelling, Advanced Listening Skills, and Building Your Personal Brand Identity.

In 2012, she co-authored the book Success 365, with Marshall Cavendish, which offers tips and tools for peak performance at work. This book still holds a prominent position in the business category in South East Asia.

Maria loves her nephews, Nestor (11) and Alex (7), who “keep me cool, youthful and with an avid imagination.”

She has lived in 7 countries on 3 continents (Europe, Asia, Africa), and travelled to more than 58 countries. “Dancing, mindfulness, reading, films and walks in nature make me happy!”

Training Experience

Maria has delivered many in-person and webinar training sessions for clients in several industries. Examples include:

  • Allergan
  • Allianz
  • Barclays Bank
  • BBC Worldwide
  • BNP Paribas
  • Cognizant
  • Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort Singapore
  • Mastercard
  • Newcastle University
  • University of West of Scotland
  • Scripps Networks International
  • Weichert Workforce Mobility

 

Education, Credentials & Awards

  • MBA in Business Studies from South Bank University, London
  • MBA in International Economic Relations from the Economic University in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Master Practitioner in NLP
  • Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology from the School of Positive Psychology in Singapore
  • Certified (not accredited) in various coaching modalities such as strengths based coaching, coaching with NLP, solutions focused coaching, and business coaching.

How Would You Describe Your Training Style?

“Interactive, engaging, lively, warm, nurturing and positive.”

What Do You Like Most About Training?

“I love co-creating a platform for the participants to share their knowledge, experience and realize how much they already know. I love being the person who reminds people to believe in themselves, to remind me to focus on their strengths and achievements, to live in a space of gratitude, possibility and appreciation. Seeing how participants in my training sessions open up during the session and grow in confidence and gravitas right in front of my eyes means the world to me. I feel I am living my life purpose!”