We help entrepreneurs
build scalable businesses
A bespoke blend of business support will accelerate your progress towards the outcomes you want.
Tailor-Made Business Support
Our mission is to help you build a scalable business.
We do so by providing a blend of business coaching, consulting & development tools that is tailor-made to your ambitions, needs and preferences.
Read more about our services here and when you are ready, book an introductory call at a time to suit you.
We’ll be pleased to explore what you want to achieve and how we can help.
Why Choose Us?
We can help you build a scalable business because we have built one ourselves: from start up to sale of a retail technology business with an international footprint on three continents.
Our core market is established SME’s employing between 15 and 250 people offering communications, digital marketing and technology-enabled solutions and services, which reflects our experience.
That said, other long-standing clients operate outside these sectors and we welcome enquires from all types of business.
If you choose to work with us, you can expect:
We will work with you to develop and embed actionable solutions that fit your unique context, needs and preferences .
We will be completely committed to our work together, and constructive, two-way challenge will be integral to this.
We expect that the solutions we develop will flow from ideas, methods and resources contributed by both of us.
Advanced business coaching qualifications and regular, independent accreditation further substantiate the quality of our business support.
Your Next Step
To learn more about how you can tailor our services to build a scalable business, book a no obligation, introductory call.
Planned Ascent was founded by Tim Cornell, whose career includes chapters in marketing, media, data analytics and creative services.
He has also been a tech entrepreneur, equity investor and a Board Director of several consulting businesses providing professional services to predominantly corporate clients in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Helping entrepreneurs build scalable businesses.
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Hear from clients about the quality of our support.
Tim has provided essential support to my business for the last 18 months. He has deep insights into interpersonal relationships at work, and has adapted his coaching to support our leadership team transition from a start-up mentality to one with more accountability and authority. Most importantly he brings fun and energy to his engagements, listening to our needs and then ensuring we get the outcome we asked for.
Edward UptonFounder & CEO, Littledata
I highly value the time spent with Tim; he’s a brilliant coach and I’d thoroughly recommend him. Aside from being fantastic at what he does, he’s a great bloke too. Use him!
Sam ReynoldsCEO, Zero Deposit
Tim worked with Imagineear on a series of related projects over 12 months. He is a keen observer of the different personalities in the team, and has used our respective strengths well to further the discussion. A thoroughly positive person, I have also found him to be an excellent listener and meeting manager, always well prepared and excellent at process, keeping people motivated over even long sessions. His views are interesting and well thought through, and I have come to value his opinion across a range of issues, not least on the team and management. We are a small group, and Imagineear is growing fast, and he comes with the benefit of recognising and contextualising many of the issues we face. This makes it easier for us to address them, and to move ahead faster.
Andrew NugeeOwner & CEO, Imagineear
Tim is a great business/executive coach: he is able to glean information to support you in finding answers to the questions you want answered whilst all the time making you feel very comfortable in process of doing so.
He uses his own experience of commercial roles with an understated but very engaging style.
I would readily recommend Tim if you are open to self-improvement with someone who’s experienced in guiding you through the journey.
Andy ParkerNon Executive Chairman at IDE Group, Non Executive Chairman Anywhere Group of Companies
Tim is an excellent, all-round, methodical and consummate executive and business coach. This stems from a powerful combination of his experience of being in commercial roles with direct exposure to the realities they entail and his understated yet highly effective personal style.
He is able to listen, digest and distil information and then bring to bear an effective combination of questions, material and nudges. In doing so he enables his clients to assess, absorb and adopt changes and improvements that are required to ultimately benefit them and their organisations.
Jeremy CaplinCEO with 30+ years Corporate Marcomms experience, Client and Supplier-side
Just to place on record that we’ve been immensely pleased with the fantastic support and professional advice we’ve received from you over the past three years, together with the genuine and wholehearted commitment you have given every step of the way. It’s been quite a journey which has culminated in Genesis becoming altogether a much stronger business fit for the future and greater success.
Charles ArbuthnotCo-Founder, Genesis PR
Tim has a very special quality to use his executive experience in a way that makes you feel very comfortable and in control of the coaching process. He supports you to find answers to questions that need to get answered.
Arjan GroenInnovation Consultant
Tim As the experienced founder of a start-up business the opportunity to work with someone who understands and cares is extremely important to me. Tim has been the ideal partner bringing his business coaching and experience into our circle, but most of all being himself. Tim’s ability to understand me as an individual as well as my business has helped create an environment where exploration and understanding are fun, safe and enlightening. Tim has helped me extract and understand much more about my fledgling business than I imagined.
Raymond HoltFounder, Agnentis Partners
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