How AI Can Make Make Us Better Leaders

Liam / June 6, 2024

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Humans are good at inventing tools, but not as good at adapting to the change these tools can cause. While there has been much focus on the technical impacts and potential dark side of AI, the authors’ research has shown that AI can enhance and empower leadership, actually helping make leaders more human. 
To do this, we need to invest just as much in the development of our human potential as we do in harnessing the power of AI. 
This means focusing on the core leadership qualities of awareness, wisdom, and compassion, as well as taking on a both/and mindset.
The “AI-augmented leader” can leverage both the power of AI and develop their most human qualities, bringing the best of both human and machine to their leadership practice.

Humans have always been better at inventing tools that change the way we live and work than adapting to the big changes these tools cause. Consider for a moment how the internet has given us instant access to gigabytes of data and yet has made us more distracted. Or how social media has enabled us to be more connected than ever, and yet can also alienate or isolate us.

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by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter
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