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Foundation Event identifies leadership lessons from the Rio Olympics

On 16th November, senior leaders attended the 20th First Ascent Foundation Event and diagnosed salient leadership lessons from the Rio Olympics to take into the next four years.

Keywords:   Foundation    leadership    leaders    Rio    Olympics    sport    high performance    performance    First Ascent    learning    leadership lessons    UK Sport    Badminton England    pressure    bespoke    people development   
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The Neuroscience of Leadership

First Ascent were delighted to welcome delegates to the latest Foundation event at Coombe Abbey in Warwickshire this week

The Foundation presents three workshops every year, each themed on a relevant, contemporary aspect of leadership. It has been designed to provide a dynamic forum for people committed to excellence in leadership.

The topic was The Neuroscience of Leadership and the aim was to demonstrate how an understanding of the latest developments within neuroscience can really benefit leadership capability in organisations.

Keywords:   neuroscience    leadership    First Ascent    Foundation    Georgina Usher    British Fencing   
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A Master in Training

The conclusion of this weeks Emergenetics Certification workshop, which took place at The Moller Centre, Cambridge, saw First Ascent's director, David Sales, take another step towards his Emergenetics Master Trainer status.

Keywords:   Emergenetics Master Trainer    The Moller Centre    First Ascent    David Sales    
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The Chameleon Effect

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.

Keywords:   Neuroscience    Performance    Emergenetics    First Ascent Group    Chameleon Effect   
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British Triathlon wins Governing Body of the Year Award at 2014 UK Coaching Awards

Heartfelt congratulations go to First Ascent partner, British Triathlon, who recently pipped British Rowing to scoop the Sports Governing Body of the Year at the 2014 Coaching Awards. This represents a truly fantastic achievement for everyone involved in coaching within British Triathlon, especially the Head of Coaching Development, Paul Moss, whose pursuit of coaching excellence within Triathlon has been relentless.

Keywords:   British Triathlon    Paul Moss    First Ascent    Kaizen    coaching   
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Appointment of New Operations Manager

We are delighted to announce the commencement today of Jade Van-Loo at First Ascent who has been appointed to take on the permanent role of Operations Manager.

Keywords:   Jade Van-Loo    Operations Manager    First Ascent Group   
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