Three Things #3

This week's Three Things are sponsored by innovation, creative thinking and honesty - get a warm glass of that into you every day to clear up your sinuses and thinking! Try some innovation, creative thinking and honesty today! Thing Number One - Year 3 Girl "Don’t forget to put butter on the toast when you …

The Problem with Creativity

Recently I've been losing a lot of arguments to 6 year olds. They have amazing ways to summarise, cutting straight to the core of an issue or  accepting things as being different, simply because, well they are different. Kids can often see a way to approach a problem we've never even dreamed of. When working with students …

The Enemies of King Joffrey: Good and Nice.

There is something amazing that can happen when you actually listen to people. We're not talking about the usual kind of listening where you are waiting for your chance to add in your two cents, or the kind when you are simply shaking/nodding your head to display mild agreement and let the person feel listened …

Taking Risks Like a Boss.

This post is connecting to our namesake - upgrading your thinking and learning. More specifically, it's focused on helping you upgrade to a growth mindset. A mindset that not only changes how you view yourself and your potential, but also how you can influence and affect the world of those around you. A shift in your mindset …

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 …

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 …