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Driving performance through brain science

Global support to leaders, teams and organisations

Supporting teams to innovate, improve and win

Delivering fast, eye-catching results for clients

Welcome...

Are you looking for an energetic partner who is utilising the latest neuroscience understanding when working with their clients in the private, public, sport and third sectors? If so, you are in the right place!

You should demand contemporary leadership, coaching and team development programmes that are tailored to your challenges and incorporate the latest research in how to maximise performance.

Our approach delivers this and reflects our values: agile, engaging, provocative and accountable.  . or to put it another way ... we listen, question and may challenge you .... then we engage your people to deliver seriously impressive ROI for your organisation.

You will experience service that is personal, flexible and responsive ... our unique team all have senior leadership experience, so we understand the challenges that leaders face.

We work with new start-ups and global multinationals. In Europe, India and America. All of our clients are ambitious to improve their performance and be leaders in their field ... and they describe us as a dynamic and engaging partner.

Your support from First Ascent is available 24 x 365, as we believe in operational reality. We mentor our alumni for life – for free.

If you are looking for a highly committed, effective and trusted partner to help ignite ambition and inspire confidence in your people .... then please contact us for an engaging conversation as a first step towards accelerating your performance!

Latest News...

Tuesday 22nd July 2014
We are delighted to announce Deborah Hall as our Speaker for the Autumn First Ascent Foundation Workshop - The Role of Charisma in Leadership.

Trained by BBC News as a journalist and broadcaster, Deborah spent 12 years as the face of numerous reporting programmes including London Plus, Newsroom Southeast, Business Breakfast and National News Summaries (BBC-1). read more...

Friday 20th June 2014
Emergenetics UK made its inaugural appearance as an exhibitor at the CIPD Recruitment Exhibition at Olympia on 18th and 19th June. This coincided with the launch of the Emergenetics Selection Programme (ESP) assessment tool; a neuroscience based online candidate assessment that provides a very job specific evaluation of motivations and relevant skills.

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Tuesday 13th May 2014
Steve Bentley caused such a stir at the CIPD Learning and Development Conference with his speaking session that he is now their unofficial "poster boy"! How many times can you spot him in the official CIPD trailer from the event? read more...

Twitter...

23rd April 2014 18:04pm
"Steve Bentley talking at CIPD L&D Event, London @ 11.30 on 30th April - Using Neuroscience to Drive Team Performance http://t.co/h1I1ZZWNwE"

22nd April 2014 04:04am
"Great speakers announced for our next First Ascent Foundation event 4-5th June. http://t.co/jwdOfdATlt"