Open ChatGPT and Switch to the latest version. You can also use Claude or any sophisticated LLM.
Type this prompt:
Once your LLM innovation partner has responded with “OK”, describe your idea and areas you’d like to focus on to begin the conversation. Your sidekick will start asking you helpful questions to stretch your thinking.
At any point, you can respond with “I don’t know. What do you think?” to have your sidekick offer original ideas. If you like something, continue to riff on it with your sidekick. Imagine you’re partnering with a colleague, asking each other questions and offering inspiration and ideas.
The mistake I see people making with AI is using it to outsource their thinking rather than expand it. To produce faster rather than better. But there’s a huge difference between more information and greater insight. There’s a big difference between automative and true innovation.
The real power of AI is in it’s ability to enhance our human potential to innovate. That takes knowing how to use the tools to their fullest which, for me, typically goes through in three stages:
All this to say, I firmly believe this age shouldn’t be the age of Artificial Intelligence. It should be the age of Advanced Human Intelligence. Achieving this requires us to realize that innovation is an inimitable human ability andto shape the way we use these tools to bring out our truest potential.