A blog post about leverage and OpenAI (written in collaboration with OpenAI)

In the last few hours, I have gained a newfound appreciation for the possibilities of OpenAI. Anyone can access the OpenAI API by signing up. I started playing around with it, and in the first hour had created an outline for a course on web3, written a poem about an autistic woman and an ADHD man in a relationship, a short story about a metal musician with an unhealthy co-dependent relationship with his mother, generated the code for a Swift function and learnt very useful information about a whole range of new topics.

The collaborative nature of working with the AI seemed to work particularly well with how my brain functions. I have an insane amount of disparate and interconnected ideas flooding my brain at all times but often have trouble articulating them all. Working with the AI seemed to constrain my thoughts and provide focus – in a good way!

As such I decided on a small (rather meta) experiment, I will write a blog post about Open AI and how it ties in personal leverage and focus and I will use Open AI to do so. Below is the results of my experiment

It’s certainly not perfect, but as an experiment, it’s very interesting and barely took any time at all.

Let’s see how the AI goes…

Personal leverage is the idea that you can have a greater impact by doing less work yourself. The basic idea is that you can get more done by leveraging other people’s time and effort. This is often done by hiring people to do work for you, or by delegating tasks to others.

Open AI can help you improve your personal leverage by automating tasks that you would otherwise have to do yourself. For example, if you’re a writer, you can use Open AI to automatically generate outlines for your articles. This will save you time and allow you to focus on other tasks, such as writing the actual article.

Naval Ravikant is a big advocate of personal leverage. In fact, he has written a lot about the topic. Here are one of his thoughts on the matter:

“Leverage is a force multiplier. It allows you to do more with less. And that is the key to success in any endeavor.”

Naval Ravikant

OpenAI can be used for a variety of tasks that can save you time and improve your productivity. Here are just a few examples:

  • If you’re a writer, you can use Open AI to automatically generate outlines for your articles. This will save you time and allow you to focus on other tasks, such as writing the actual article.
  • If you’re a web designer, you can use Open AI to automatically generate code for your website. This will save you time and allow you to focus on other tasks, such as designing the website itself.
  • If you’re a salesperson, you can use Open AI to automatically generate leads. This will save you time and allow you to focus on other tasks, such as selling products.

There is some evidence to suggest that using Open AI can help you focus your efforts on the task at hand and can be a valuable tool for increasing your productivity. One study found that participants who used Open AI were better able to focus on the task at hand and were less likely to be distracted by irrelevant information.

The study was conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. The study found that participants who used Open AI had increased activity in the prefrontal cortex, which is the part of the brain responsible for executive function and decision making. This suggests that using Open AI can help you focus your efforts on the task at hand and can be a valuable tool for increasing your productivity.

Here is a detailed workflow of how someone can use Open AI for personal leverage:

1. The first step is to identify the task that you want to automate. This could be something like generating leads or writing articles.

2. The next step is to find an Open AI tool that can help you automate the task. There are a variety of Open AI tools available, so it is important to find one that is right for you.

3. The next step is to set up the tool and configure it to your liking. This includes things like setting up the input and output parameters.

4. The next step is to start using the tool. This includes things like feeding it data and letting it do its job.

5. The final step is to review the results. This includes things like looking at the accuracy of the results and making sure that the task was completed correctly.

There are a few downsides or risks to using Open AI for personal leverage. First, it is important to note that Open AI is still in its early stages of development. This means that there are bound to be some bugs and glitches. Second, using Open AI for personal leverage can lead to dependency. This means that you may become reliant on Open AI to do certain tasks for you. And if Open AI ever goes away, you may find yourself struggling to do those tasks on your own.

Here are a few links to articles about personal leverage and Open AI: