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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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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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David Sales to Speak on How Using Neuroscience can Drive L&D ROI.

The latest neuroscience knowledge is providing new understanding around how we should be designing learning and development experiences. The research is providing critical insight into how we think and behave, offering support and guidance on how to deliver engaging, brain friendly development experiences that make learning truly effective.

David Sales will be discussing this forward thinking subject at the Learning and Skills Conference 2015 in London, Olympia (Theatre 10, 13:30 - 14:00 on 28th and 29th January)

Keywords:   David Sales    Neuroscience    Return on Investment    Learning and Skills Conference 2015   
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Steve Bentley Speaks at CIPD Central London Event on Neuroscience

Steve Bentley was invited to speak at the CIPD Central London Event on Neuroscience. His talk on Neuroscience and Change - How One Can Support The Other, was delivered to a capacity audience and was extremely well received.

Keywords:   Steve Bentley    Neuroscience    CIPD    Speaker   
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Congratulations to the Latest Class of Emergenetics Accredited Associates

Emergenetics UK hosted the latest UK accreditation workshop last week at The Felix Hotel, in Cambridge. Over the course of the three day programme and led by the highly accomplished Master Trainer, Sharon Taylor, the newest associates were endowed with all the skills and knowledge needed to incorporate Emergenetics into their organisations.

Keywords:   Emergenetics     accreditation    Sharon Taylor    neuroscience   
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Emergenetics UK to Run Next Accreditation Workshop in Cambridge Tomorrow

Emergenetics UK will run the next accreditation workshop in Cambridge tomorrow.
In the two years since Emergenetics was launched into the UK, the number of global associates has risen to more than 1,800.

Keywords:   Emergenetics    Accreditation    Neuroscience   
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