ET, Baguettes and Space Invaders: Part Two

Welcome to Part Two - you made it! To be honest, this post started becoming massive...which has led to an exciting announcement: We are officially creating our first ever three part series! We've missed you...unless you've become too excited and skipped part one. In that case, we still respect you, but are concerned you may not …

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ET, Baguettes and Space Invaders – Part One

It's been an amazing few weeks here at Upgraded headquarters. We've not only been developing and creating our very own personal time machines and establishing ways to shape reputations better than Donald Trump, but we've begun down the paths of physically altering and changing our brains through growth mindsets. We know Usain Bolt would be proud of what we've achieved …

Upgrade or Trump that Reputation (not like Donald though)

There's you and seven billion other people around the world. There is you and the world you see and experience. Everything you hear, think about and choose to notice is in your world and really only understood by you. That's one world. Then there are the seven billion other worlds "out there" in all those other people's heads. …

Why You Should Upgrade – Right Now

When creating this blog, and working out what its purpose is, it came down to helping people upgrade their abilities in thinking. A run down of what Upgrade Think Learn is about is here, here or here. The hope is that through better understanding how you think, you can then improve in whatever area or skill …

A Window Upgrade (or Four)

This post builds on our the previous post about mindsets - specifically growth mindsets. Head back, peruse, enjoy and discover a little bit about how you can upgrade yourself, your brain and your world. Let's be clear - this won't involve Bill Gates or Microsoft. (However, I always need inspiration in my journey of upgrading my …

Upgrade Like Usain Bolt

Imagine a future not too far from now: you the need to improve or upgrade some ability or knowledge. You head down to the local Google, Apple or Elon Musk Upgrading Station and select an upgrade for your brain (think the scene from the Matrix where Keanu Reeves learns kung-fu). Whilst I would love to tell you …

An Introduction to Upgrading

The time has come for upgrading. After spending 12 years living and breathing (and at times surviving) a life in education and learning, it got to me. Throughout my time working with young kids, teens and adults I have been continually taken aback at the low levels of trust and belief people place in their …