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Agile - fast to respond and flexible as your world changes

Engaging - our experience and personalities turn heads!

Provocative - we ask the questions that no-one else does!

Accountable - we are happy to be judged on RoI

Agile, Engaging, Provocative & Accountable ... or simply fast, fun and pokey ... to get results!


We don’t just write about our values. They guide everything we do. There are only four...

Agile – We guarantee no-one is faster than First Ascent! Our structure and experience gives us a unique advantage. We respond fast and adapt quickly when you need us to. We will flex and adapt within programmes, to meet the immediate needs of delegates. The destination is specifiied by our clients, the route is determined by our experience.

Engaging – People enjoy working with us. We believe this is because we love what we do and it shows. We get more excited about your business and you than you can imagine. We understand what it takes to engage senior people, operational people and the un-motivated (which doesn't last long!). Our programmes are energetic, thought provoking, productive and fun!


Provocative – We cannot help but seek the truth! We will challenge clients to open their minds, test their own assumptions and challenge the thinking of others. Teams will be tested on their commitment to taking the actions required to become high performing. Direct, respectful challenge is liberating and insightful.

Accountable – Programmes are designed around clear deliverable outputs that make a difference. We would like you to judge us on the RoI from the money you spend with us. Our work can be judged financially - do not let anyone else tell you otherwise. Your FD will be delighted.