My name is Brian and my professional goal is to support through training, coaching and writing all who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general ◆ Since 2009, as an Adjunct Professor at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy, I have taught the postgraduate interfaculty (Arts and Philosophy, Economics) course Training through drama and coaching for work. “Brian Groves, one of the best teachers I have ever had, who taught me to live this ‘piece of my life’ at its best.” Postgraduate student, Milan, Italy ◆ In 2012, as a Visiting Professor, I taught my course at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland. “The feedback from the students regarding Brian’s work has been positive and we at the university are very satisfied with his activities.” Rector, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Krakow, Poland ◆ Beyond the academic world, since 1989 I have supplied to date over 14,750 hours of support in the following areas: ① English language training; ② Marketing development training in English and Italian; ③ Workshops in English and Italian; ④ Coaching in English and Italian.
An integration of experiential learning and coaching.
PUBLICATIONS ◆ To date, I have published 16 books uniting coaching, performance and work, plus more recently, inspirational poetry. Details can be found at http://bgdtcoaching.wordpress.com/books-by-brian/ with the latest offerings available on my Amazon Author Page amazon.com/author/briangroves ◆ An active blogger since March 2009, over 820 posts regarding professional and personal development are available at http://bgdtcoaching.wordpress.com
✔ The Mind Gym Academy Week (The Mind Gym, England) ✔ ICF Accredited Coach Training Program, ACTP (Coaches Training Institute, England) ✔ Chartered Marketer (Chartered Institute of Marketing, England) ✔ Elected Member (Chartered Institute of Marketing, England) ✔ Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing, England) ✔ Intensive Berlitz TEFL Training Course (Berlitz Language Centres d'Italia Srl, Italy)
Born in Brighton, England, I started my career in the corporate worlds of London and Brighton, working in finance and banking ◆ Moving to Italy initially to teach English, I resided in Milan for many years. I now live in Modena, Italy, with my Italian fiancée. She is a translator of English, Spanish and French into Italian, a teacher of Italian to foreigners, plus a freelance English teacher ◆ I am committed to my own continuing professional development (CPD) in coaching, training and marketing ◆ A passion for music, sport and the theatre has accompanied me throughout my journey to now. Other pastimes include reading, jogging and a limited amount of social media activity ◆ Committed to living mindfully, I am a Mitra (‘friend’ in Sanskrit) in the Triratna Buddhist Community ◆ Thanks for reading my profile, I hope you have found it inspiring!