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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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Another Successful Foundation Workshop - The Role of Charisma in Leadership

First Ascent hosted the third Foundation event of 2014 on the topic of the Role of Charisma in Leadership. All delegates were welcomed on the evening of the 19th November with a networking dinner in the memorable Cambridge venue, Madingley Hall.

Keywords:   First Ascent    Foundation    Leadership    Charisma    Workshop   
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Speaker Announced for Autumn Foundation Workshop

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).

Keywords:   Deborah Hall    Foundation    Speaker    Charisma in Leadership   
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Train Your Brain

Research reported in NeuroImage has revealed that artists brains may be structurally different to non-artists.

Keywords:   Brain Science    Neuroscience    Training    Leadership   
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Developing Similarity

Herminia Ibarra was the keynote speaker at the MBA CSEA Conference in Paris this month and we found her ideas on "Similarity" intruiging.

Keywords:   Similarity    Leadership    Neuroscience   
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