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We provide contemporary leadership, coaching and team development programmes, uniquely designed for each client's challenges and incorporating the latest neuroscience research to maximise performance.
Our approach reflects our values: agile, engaging, provocative and accountable ... or to put it another way ... we listen, question and challenge you .... then we engage your people to deliver seriously impressive ROI for your organisation.
Our service is personal, flexible and responsive ... our unique team all have senior leadership experience ... 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 to 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!
Tuesday 5th May 2015
An incredible spell of good weather landed in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just in time for Module 2 of the Sika LEAD programme.
The glorious sunshine led to delegates choosing to do nearly all of their learning in the outdoors with sessions stretching from the River Tees through to the picturesque valley of Baldersdale. read more...
Friday 17th April 2015
An article in the 11th April 2015 edition of New Scientist, updates us on the money now being invested in brain research. The US, Europe, China, Israel, Japan and Canada are all investing significantly. read more...
Monday 13th April 2015
An article in the Spring 2015 Magazine of the British Neuroscience Association describes recent research showing how our brains are able to imitate others. This suggests in part how we learn from others, by simple imitating. An example of this in action is a child learning to tie show laces and many other tasks we learn by watching and trying ourselves. read more...
3rd June 2015 13:06pm
"Thank you Kate Davies for a fascinating & inspirational insight into creating the enhanced visitor experience at Stonehenge.@EH_Stonehenge"
3rd June 2015 10:06am
"RT @logic_edge: Positive feedback from @Sport_England workshop @FirstAscentGrp #managingconflict http://t.co/AJzsHtjacv"