Futurist Jack Uldrich Releases List of 10 Most Influential Books of 2011

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Best-selling author, renowned global futurist and popular keynote speaker Jack Uldrich has released his list for the 10 best books on future trends for 2011 as well as his list of the ten best books on change management.

These books are must reads for anyone interested in understanding where the future is headed and/or challenging their own thinking.

Jack Uldrich, the author of "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future" and "Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies" has released his top ten books on both future trends and the field of change management.

Included on the list of future trends books were: Physics for Future President by Richard Muller; Radical Evolution by Joel Garreau; Get There Early by Bob Johansen; Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky; The End of Lawyers by Richard Susskind; I Live in the Future & Here's How it Works by Nick Bilton; The Future of Management by Gary Hamel; Future Babble by Dan Gardner; and What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelley. Said Uldrich, a frequent keynote speaker and corporate lecturer, "These books are must reads for anyone interested in understanding where the future is headed."

"And, if you're interested in changing your thinking, unlearning or just questioning and challenging the status quo, these 10 books on change management are essential reads": Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margins of Error by Kathryn Schultz; Everything is Obvious: Once You Know the Answer by Duncan Watts; Now You See It: How the Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Learn by Cathy Davidson; The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World by Wade Davis; On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Wrong; Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath; The Flinch by Julien Smith; Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace by Gordon MacKenzie; The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Taleb; and Thinking: Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.

In the coming year, Uldrich is already scheduled to deliver dozens of keynote presentations, including talks to PepsiCo in India; the East Asian CIO Summit in Hong Kong; NET2012 in Fort Meyers, FL; The Young President Organization (YPO) in Harrisburg, PA; and the World President's Organization (WPO) in St. Louis, Missouri.

Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website at: http://www.jumpthecurve.net. Media wishing to know more about his lists or interviewing him can contact Jack directly at 612-267-1212 or jack(at)schoolofunlearning(dot)com.

Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, best-selling author; editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning websites, http://www.jumpthecurve.net and http://www.schoolofunlearning.com. He is currently represented by a number of professional speakers' bureaus, including Leading Authorities and Executive Speakers Bureau.

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