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I’ve always been intrigued by the potential of artificial intelligence, but it wasn’t until I became a solopreneur that I embraced its capabilities.

I remember sitting at my desk, struggling with a new project that required fresh, out-of-the-box thinking. I decided to experiment with an AI tool designed for brainstorming.

To my amazement, it offered perspectives and ideas I hadn’t considered, and ignited a creative spark in me that was missing.

I used to spend hours gathering information trying to find relevant insights. Now, with AI-driven research tools, what used to take days is accomplished in hours.

The speed and efficiency AI provides has not only expedited my workflow but also freed up valuable time for strategic thinking and decision-making.

AI integration into my business is a testament to its potential and is reshaping the business landscape.  

Let’s discuss how AI is reshaping things and why it’s pivotal for women executives to stay ahead of the curve and not get left behind. I’ll share with you the steps you can take to lean into this technology revolution and lead the charge.

Find the full transcript and other resources for women leaders at https://livingwhileleading.com/23.

How Women IT Executives Can Harness AI Technology for Personal and Professional Efficiency

Last year’s announcement about ChatGPT being available to anyone with a Google account caught my attention. I was aware of how AI driven systems were powering online shopping and social media. However, I didn’t anticipate the scale at which AI tools would become available for private use. 

This technology is impressive and as a woman leader you need to be more than just present, but actively engaged in steering and leveraging how this technology can propel your business forward.

As a first step, consider integrating AI capabilities into your personal life to streamline the management of your daily activities.  

Start with Familiar Platforms

Automate Routine Tasks

As you start to familiarize yourself with these user-friendly AI tools, you’ll start to uncover other use-cases where these capabilities can be applied.  This will not only increase your comfort level with using AI, but also broaden your thinking about how it can be leveraged to drive efficiencies and creativity at the office.

AI Trends Everyone Modern Woman Leader Should Know

Let’s dissect 3 AI trends that are shaping the current landscape and that everyone modern woman leader should be aware of.  

  1. The first major trend is the incorporation of AI in decision-making processes. AI can aid in everything from marketing strategies to human resource management. Understand how these tools can add value in making swift data-driven decisions accurately in your business environment.  
  2. The second trend is AI’s increasing role in enhancing customer experience. If you’ve ever made an online purchase, then you have first-hand experience with AI-driven personalization and know how key it is in providing tailored customer experiences.

    This is an area where you, as a business executive, can excel because of your ability to be attuned to nuances in communication and relationship-building. By exploiting AI in customer interactions, you can create more meaningful and lasting connections with your customers.
  1. The third trend, which is extremely relevant in the current climate, is AI in remote work and team management. Your organization may still be navigating the complexities of remote work. This is an area where AI-driven project management and communication tools can be indispensable.

    This technology is not limited to tracking tasks but also can be used to maintain team cohesion and ensure productivity, regardless of physical location.

Essential Tech Tips for Women Executives Who Want to Lead the AI Revolution

Staying ahead of tech trends can seem daunting, particularly if you aren’t engaged regularly in technical discussions. Here are 3 actionable tips women leaders can take to keep you ahead of the curve:

Taking these steps can increase your AI savviness and allow you to position yourself as someone who is tech-aware and able to proactively leverage AI to maximize impact.

Women Executives as Champions of AI Literacy and Mentorship

AI literacy can be your ally in expanding your influence. Champion AI-focused training and development within your organization. Additionally, support learning opportunities that demystify AI for the non-technical employees within your company.

Use your knowledge of AI technology as a means of mentorship. Share your learnings and experiences with other women. This not only solidifies your role as impactful executive but also empowers other women.

By fostering a culture that embraces rather than fears technological advancements, you’ll be creating a more agile and forward-thinking team.

Remember, you’re the solution to claiming what’s important to you!