No one can predict the future; but Jack Uldrich can help you prepare for it. Jack Uldrich is a leading futurist, author, and speaker who helps organizations gain the critical foresight they need to create a successful future. His work is based on the transformational principles of unlearning – or freeing yourself from obsolete knowledge and assumptions – as a strategy to survive and thrive in an era of unparalleled change. Jack is the best-selling author of eleven books and is a frequent guest on national media and regularly appears on the Science Channel’s television program, “FutureScape” and the Discovery Channel show “Inside Out.” Jack provides provocative new perspectives on competitive advantage, change management and transformational leadership. He brings to light the advantages of being creative and using the powers of individual imagination.
Jack Uldrich is known for his willingness to work with clients in order to deliver highly tailored presentations that are guaranteed to inspire and motivate. His sessions are designed to not only help your organization profit today, but also continue to prosper long into the future. Jack tailors presentations to a variety of fields, including health care, energy, education, agriculture, finance, manufacturing, retail and investing. Ask how he can create a customized presentation for your organization.
How to Think Like a Futurist
The average lifespan of a Fortune 1000 company is 15 years – and dropping. Why is this happening Primarily, it’s because companies are so focused on the present, they fail to appreciate how the world of tomorrow is changing. Smart companies hire futurists to survive. Wise companies learn how to think like a futurist and instill a “future mindset” throughout their organization.
In this interactive, engaging and educational seminar, best-selling author and renowned global futurist Jack Uldrich will instruct you and your team on how to “think like a futurist” and “future-proof” your organization in the process. Specifically, audiences will:
- Understand the trends transforming the world of tomorrow and learn how to become aware of what is coming next before your competitors
- Develop an appreciation for both why humility is critical in navigating the uncharted waters of tomorrow and why unlearning will be as important as learning in the future
- Learn how to take action in the face of uncertainty, ambiguity, and rapidly changing conditions
- Most importantly, you will adopt the mindset and acquire the tools to begin creating the future yourself
The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Your Business Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today
In the near future, the greatest change will be the accelerating rate of change itself. In this enlightening, entertaining and educational session, Jack Uldrich shares insights from his book, Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today. He outlines the ten trends that will transform the world of tomorrow. Uldrich also identifies concrete actions businesses can take today to future-proof themselves against “the tides of tomorrow.”
Foresight 20/20: Ten Trends Transforming Tomorrow
What might the world of 2020 look like? How will your business change? More importantly, how will you and your organization need to change? This engaging and entertaining keynote presentation is based on his book, Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow. Jack will help you navigate the decade ahead with an in-depth exploration of ten technological trends that will transform the world of 2020.
The Future Requires Unlearning
Today, we live in a world where “constant change is the only constant.” New advances in technology bring forth exciting discoveries every day. But often lost in this new reality is the fact that organizations must unlearn old, obsolete knowledge and old ways of doing business, before they can seize tomorrow’s opportunities.
In this fascinating, informative and interactive presentation, Jack Uldrich — hailed by BusinessWeek as “America’s Chief Unlearning Officer”— explains why unlearning is a critical skill for your organization.
How the Internet of Everything Will Open Up a Future of Opportunity
By 2020, it is estimated that 50 billion physical objects will be connected to the Internet. What does this mean for your business? In a word, everything. The “Internet of Things” is poised to radically transform customer behavior, business models, and the nature of business itself. In this powerful keynote session, Jack Uldrich will not only explain the Internet of Everything, he will help participants understand how they can prepare today in order to prosper tomorrow.
Vuja De: A Futurist Takes a Backwards Stroll into Your World of Tomorrow
The perfect keynote for any company, organization or association celebrating a milestone anniversary!
Winston Churchill once said, “The farther back one can look, the farther ahead one can see.” He was right. And what better time for any organization to look into the future than when celebrating 25, 50 or 100 years of success? Global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich has the unique ability to use yesterday’s history lessons as a prism for helping his clients and his audiences understand how the world of tomorrow will be transformed. He has created dozens of customized keynote presentations for centennial celebrations as well as diamond, golden and silver anniversaries. From organizations as diverse as the Casualty Actuarial Society and Stiles Machinery to the Cleveland Community College, TD Bank and the International Card Manufacturers Association, Jack always leaves his audiences proud of their rich tradition and past accomplishments but poised to confidently create their new future. Find out how he can do the same for your organization or company.
Question the Future
Today, the greatest change is the rate of change itself. Put another way, society is transitioning to a period of constant transition. The net effect is that “answers” about the future are decreasing in value. This reality is, paradoxically, placing greater emphasis on the need to ask better questions.
In this thought-provoking but practical presentation, global futurist and best-selling author Jack Uldrich shares with his audience how the art and science of framing and asking better questions cannot only help individuals and organizations survive tomorrow’s rapidly changing environment, but thrive by providing the key insights necessary for confidently creating their own future.
What Does a Futurist Do?
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