As working dad and mom we’re so time poor. Since I’ve began managing my very own time, it appears to have grow to be much more treasured.
Once I used to go to an workplace, I wrote off that point from 8-5pm as workplace time the place I can not do a lot else. Now, on a regular basis I’ve is as much as me to handle and I actually wish to squeeze every thing in.
Freelance initiatives, children pickups / drop offs, ‘high quality’ time with children, private initiatives, train, social interactions, meal planning. It’s quite a bit.
I’m compelled to make AI work for me in order that I can work higher and sooner, saving me time and power to keep away from burnout.
A lot of you who’ve been studying my e-newsletter for some time now know that I’ve been experimenting with AI instruments for nearly 2 years now, pre Chat GPT!
There are two dimensions that want optimizing in our lives:
The strains between them are blurry, nevertheless if we sort out certainly one of them, I feel it’ll transcend to each. I’ve began with my skilled life.
I’ve prioritized utilizing AI to optimize my work life to begin with. That’s what pays the payments and if I can get it to help me effectively, I hope to do extra work higher and sooner. In different phrases, I hope to discover a method to scale my work with out burning out or having to rent somebody to assist me.
That is the explanation I’m constructing The AI Content Co, which is a useful resource for PR & communications professionals, journalists and content material writers to get transferring on their use of generative AI.
The reality is, there is no such thing as a one method to do it. There is no such thing as a ‘magic’ device, you simply want to choose one thing you wish to use AI for after which discover a device that may do it for you. Then you could play with the device to see in the event you prefer it!
This may be overwhelming to say the least as a result of you could kiss many frog instruments earlier than you discover your prince device.
I get despatched info on hundred’s of AI instruments, daily. I’m a bit nerdy about them so I don’t thoughts ‘kissing many frogs’ earlier than I discover the proper device, nevertheless it may trigger a paralysis of kinds; which frog do you begin with? Add to that, you could pay for a lot of of them earlier than you’ll be able to decide if they’re any good.
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Since I’ve began working from dwelling, I additionally must optimize my private life alongside facet my private initiatives, and the way to try this is a bit on the again burner.
Nonetheless, I’ve began utilizing the PARA methodology to organise my digital life in Notion. And, I’m enjoying with the AI device Sanebox to see if it may scale back the overwhelm of the 400 emails I get on a regular basis throughout 4 electronic mail addresses (!)
Not AI however I exploit Hello Chef for meals, so an enormous chunk of meal prep time is taken off me, I’d say about 3 hours per week between planning the dishes and ordering the components. The dishes I choose are 20 minutes to cook dinner or straight within the oven, in order that’s on a regular basis spent per day on meals.
If you wish to use AI as a substitute, you may get Chat GPT to do your meal prep. I write about it right here if you wish to attempt it out!
If you wish to use AI to do something, backside line is, you could carve out the time to play with it to know its potential so to see the way it can match into your life. There is no such thing as a different approach.
For instance, in making an attempt to get a passive earnings stream up and working, I’ve been publishing low content material books on KDP (extra on that one other time!). It used to take me about 3-4 hours to create and publish a ebook; now takes me about half-hour, as a result of I’m utilizing AI! So cool.
I’m desirous about working a workshop later this month for these eager about accelerating their studying of AI by placing it into motion and seeing a fast end result.
The thought is to see how one can obtain the unimaginable with AI in 1 hour – no prior abilities required. In the event you perceive this, you’ll rapidly be capable to apply it to your life, be it private or skilled.
I’ll ship you some particulars on what precisely the workshop shall be on tomorrow and if sufficient individuals are , I’ll do the workshop!
Extra particulars tomorrow on precisely what we are going to obtain within the workshop, however an preliminary yay or nay could be nice!
On that word, I’ll go away you with this quote:
“Anybody who stops studying is outdated, at 20 or 80. Anybody who retains studying stays younger.” – Henry Ford
All for now,