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Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 5:” September 30,2022

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Think Fast: I am fond of saying “Today is the slowest rate of change you’ll ever experience again.” To this end, here are just three articles from yesterday’s news that caught my eye: An All-Electric Airplane Takes Its Maiden Flight, Tiny Oregon Town Hosts First Hybrid Clean Power Plant, and Amazon Has a New Plan…

Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 5:” May 27, 2022

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Heart-Center Thinking: After some reflection, I have decided to share this short, personal story. (The video is only one minute long). For too long, as a professional futurist, I have not acknowledged the essential role the human heart will play in transforming the future. I don’t know what this means for my own future as…

Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 5:” April 22, 2022

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In this week’s “Friday Future 5,” Futurist Jack Uldrich shares some insights on the future of retail, “holoporting,” “metaversities,” large-scale drones, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Earth Day.

Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 5:” October 29, 2020

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Dear Readers: My “think week” experience in the BWCA was so productive last month that I decided to follow it up with an additional “think week” in the Badlands of North Dakota this week. In this case, I will be spending more time in silence than I am normally comfortable with, but it is what…

A Futurist’s Views on Our Post-CoVid19 World

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Global futurist Jack Uldrich offers his early thoughts on our post-CoVid19 world.

Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 15:” January 17, 2020

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(Editor’s Note: I am in Egypt this week traveling the Nile River and researching the future of water. As a result, this week’s edition is abbreviated. If you’re looking for more, I encourage you to review last week’s Friday Future 15–it had a number of thought stimuating articles.) Think: Thinking of traveling in the future?…

Jack Uldrich’s “Friday Future 15:” November 15, 2019

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Think: It isn’t rocket science, if you want to think better you need to read more. How Reading Makes You More Intelligent and Empathetic. (I’m currently reading Toni Morrison’s Beloved.) Think Twice: Big law firms need to think twice—they are on thin ice! Traditional Law Firms Must Adapt or Die. Think Visually: For those who prefer…

Deeper Than Roots: Fungi are the Future

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“There are one hundred people striking at the branch … to every one person that is striking at the root.” As an author, speaker, change management consultant, and futurist, Thoreau’s quote has always resonated with me on a number of different levels. But what if it’s not true? What if it is something I need to…

Half of the Predictions About the Future Are Wrong

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Advertising pioneer John Wanamaker once quipped, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” As a futurist, I’d like to put my own spin on this quotation and modify it by saying, “Half of the predictions I hear about the future are wrong; the trouble is I don’t know…


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