A.I., like ChatGPT for example, can seem overwhelming. Especially if you don’t know where to start. But precisely in this challenge lies the key to personal growth and creativity. With just a few smart steps, A.I. can enrich your creative and strategic processes. First this article explains, very briefly and to the point, one of our own A.I. use cases. This is followed by six practical tips that you can apply yourself to get started with A.I. too:
- Tip 1: Start with your idea.
- Tip 2: Turn ideas into actions.
- Tip 3: Create interactive sessions.
- Tip 4: Visualise progress.
- Tip 5: Refine and improve continuously.
- Tip 6: Involve others and share knowledge.
Example: Brown Paper Canvas
SixBlocks solution makes full use of A.I.. In everything we do. For example, the Brown Paper Canvas was created and developed with the help of A.I. On top of that, when using the Brown Paper Canvas in practice, there is also emphatic A.I. support.
The Brown Paper Canvas is an innovative method that combines human creativity and strategic development with the power of A.I.. Employees from all layers of an organisation work together to ‘paint’ and realise strategic goals. This dynamic process encourages active participation and ownership. A.I. technologies, such as ChatGPT, are used for the efficient elaboration and evolution of strategic goals.
Tip 1: Start with your idea
Let A.I. help you structure and refine your ideas. Imagine: you have a rough idea for a project. Use ChatGPT to develop this idea and give it more shape.
Tip 2: Turn ideas into actions
Transform your abstract ideas into concrete action plans with the help of A.I. Take an idea and ask ChatGPT how to turn it into a step-by-step plan.
For example, ask A.I. (ChatGPT), “What are the steps to launch an online marketing campaign for my new product?”
Expect answer from A.I. (ChatGPT): A step-by-step plan and depth based on follow-up questions for a market research, audience determination, channel selection, content creation and monitoring.
Tip 3: Create interactive sessions
Use A.I. to enrich your brainstorming sessions. Ask ChatGPT questions during your session and use the answers to deepen the discussion and generate new ideas.
Tip 4: Visualise progress
Let A.I. help you visualise your project progress. Ask ChatGPT for help in setting up a visual roadmap or progress report.
For example, ask A.I. (ChatGPT), “How do I create an effective progress chart for my software development project?”
Expect answer from A.I. (ChatGPT): Make suggestions on types of charts (such as Gantt charts or burndown charts) and give tips on what data to collect and how to present it. Plus encourage you to keep asking questions.
Tip 5: Refine and improve continuously
Implement A.I. to collect and analyse feedback. Ask ChatGPT for suggestions for improvement based on the feedback you have received.
For example, ask A.I. (ChatGPT), “How do I collect and analyse feedback for my ‘recent good idea‘?”
Expect Answer from A.I. (ChatGPT): Advice such as your learning goals of feedback, validation, improvement suggestions and target audience.
Tip 6: Involve others and share knowledge
Use A.I. to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing. Ask ChatGPT for ideas for promoting teamwork and sharing insights within your team.
Conclusion: embrace A.I. as a partner
It’s about seeing A.I. as a tool that enhances your creativity and personal development. Don’t let technology intimidate you, but embrace it as a partner in your creative process. Start with these six steps today and see how A.I. can help you grow. Both personally and professionally. Your journey with A.I. starts with an idea and a willingness to learn and grow.
Need inspiration? Share your A.I. concept with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and find out how the Brown Paper Canvas can help you realise it. Your story can inspire others!