Course curriculum

    1. Intro from Susannah and Nathan Furr

    1. Reframing

    2. Reframing: Reflection

    3. Reframing: Practice

    4. Reverse Insurance

    5. Reverse Insurance: Reflection

    6. Reverse Insurance: Practice

    7. Frontiers

    8. Frontiers: Reflection

    9. Frontiers: Practice

    10. Adjacent Possible

    11. Adjacent Possible: Reflection

    12. Adjacent Possible: Practice

    13. Infinite Game

    14. Infinite Game: Reflection

    15. Infinite Game: Practice

    16. Stories

    17. Stories: Reflection

    18. Stories: Practice

    19. Regret Minimization

    20. Regret Minimization: Reflection

    21. Regret Minimization: Practice

    22. Aplomb (Doubting Self-Doubt)

    23. Aplomb: Reflection

    24. Aplomb: Practice

    25. Uncertainty Manifesto

    26. Uncertainty Manifesto: Reflection

    27. Uncertainty Manifesto: Practice

    28. REFRAME: You tell us!

    1. Know Your Risks

    2. Know Your Risks: Reflection

    3. Know Your Risks: Practice

    4. Personal Real Options

    5. Personal Real Options: Reflection

    6. Personal Real Options: Practice

    7. Uncertainty Balancers

    8. Uncertainty Balancers: Reflection

    9. Uncertainty Balancers: Practice

    10. Dumbo Feathers

    11. Dumbo Feathers: Reflection

    12. Dumbo Feathers: Practice

    13. Runways and Landing Strips

    14. Runways and Landing Strips: Reflection

    15. Runways and Landing Strips: Practice

    16. Reimagining Resources

    17. Reimagining Resources: Reflection

    18. Reimagining Resources: Practice

    19. Fait Sur Mesure

    20. Fait Sur Mesure: Reflection

    21. Fait Sur Mesure: Practice

    22. Don't Force Machinery

    23. Don't Force Machinery: Reflection

    24. Don't Force Machinery: Practice

    25. PRIME: You tell us!

    1. Activate and Unlock

    2. Activate and Unlock: Reflection

    3. Activate and Unlock: Practice

    4. Values versus Goals

    5. Values versus Goals: Reflection

    6. Values versus Goals: Practice

    7. Cognitive Flexibility

    8. Cognitive Flexibility: Reflection

    9. Cognitive Flexibility: Practice

    10. Learning in Fog

    11. Learning in Fog: Reflection

    12. Learning in Fog: Practice

    13. 10,000 Shots

    14. 10,000 Shots: Reflection

    15. 10,000 Shots: Practice

    16. Bricolage

    17. Bricolage: Reflection

    18. Bricolage: Practice

    19. Small Steps

    20. Small Steps: Reflection

    21. Small Steps: Practice

    22. Pivot

    23. Pivot: Reflection

    24. Pivot: Practice

    25. DO: You tell us!

    1. Sustain Introduction

    2. Emotional Hygiene

    3. Emotional Hygiene: Riding the Waves

    4. Riding the Waves: Practice

    5. Emotional Hygiene: Hope is Active

    6. Hope is Active: Practice

    7. Emotional Hygiene: Connection and Community

    8. Connection and Community: Practice

    9. Emotional Hygiene: Comforts

    10. Comforts: Practice

    11. Returning to Center: A Therapist's View on Navigating Uncertainty

    12. Reality Check

    13. Reality Check: Embrace Being Human

    14. Embrace Being Human: Practice

    15. Reality Check: Learned Optimism

    16. Learned Optimism: Practice

    17. Reality Check: Frustration Management

    18. Frustration Management: Practice

    19. Reality Check: Sorting Knowns versus Unknowns

    20. Sorting Knowns versus Unknowns: Practice

    21. Reality Check: Alternatives and Probabilities

    22. Alternatives and Probabilities: Practice

    23. Reality Check: Creative Competition

    24. Creative Competition: Practice

    25. Reality Check: Worst Case Scenario

    26. Worst Case Scenario: Practice

    27. Reality Check: Optimization Myth

    28. Optimization Myth: Practice

    29. Magic

    30. Magic: Picaresque

    31. Picaresque: Practice

    32. Magic: Techs You Live By

    33. Techs You Live By: Practice

    34. SUSTAIN: You Tell Us!

    1. Final Thoughts and Congratulations

    2. Upside Course Survery


  • $30.00
  • 11.5 hours of video content
  • Reflection Exercises
  • Community Discussion
  • 40+ Tools

Upside Tools

Split into four sections, the course follows the arms of the UP "first-aid" cross where tools fall into the categories: Reframe, Prime, Do, and Sustain. Within each, the Furr's take a deep dive into the tools, sharing personal stories, real-world examples, reflection exercises and spaces for community discussion.


The "textbook"

"The Upside of Uncertainty" is the foundation of the course. Read as a companion and on-the-go expansion of the course.
The Upside of Uncertainty

Our pricing

We offer this course at a discounted rate than what we consider to be the value of the material offered. We want it to be accessible to as many people as possible. Of course, if you still are unsure about being able to afford the course, email us to find out more about an Upside scholarship.

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