ChatGPT is a lie (and hides your personality)

Is AI implementation in email clients helpful for non-native English speakers to ensure grammatically correct emails at the expense of losing personal branding and authenticity?
Jerzy Rajkow, Gosia Rajkow 3 min read
ChatGPT is a lie (and hides your personality)

In our digitally driven world, we’ve encountered a new frontier that has the potential to revolutionize our communication. This is the advent of AI in email clients, specifically the GPT 3.5 integrated in Spark. It’s like having a personal assistant that helps us craft emails that are not only grammatically correct but also appropriate in tone. But as we embrace this convenience, we find ourselves at a crossroads, wrestling with questions about the trade-off between convenience and authenticity.

As non-native English speakers, we appreciate the struggle of ensuring our emails are grammatically correct and convey our intended message accurately. And while we acknowledge the allure of AI-assisted communication, we can't ignore the concerns it raises. Are we losing our personal touch in our communication? Are we sacrificing authenticity for the sake of convenience?

The questions are not without merit. We've all seen the discrepancies between online personas and real-life individuals. It's like those LinkedIn profiles with photos that are a decade old. When we finally meet these individuals in person, the difference can be jarring. This discrepancy can undermine trust, which is crucial in any professional relationship.

However, it's important to note that using AI doesn't necessarily equate to deception. It's about using available tools to communicate effectively. It's not about pretending to be someone else, but about ensuring our message is conveyed as accurately and professionally as possible.

Photo by Jossuha Théophile / Unsplash

But wouldn't it be great if the AI could mimic our specific writing style? Imagine an AI that has analyzed our past emails and can replicate our unique tone and style. That would be a game-changer. Until then, we must tread carefully and ensure we're not compromising our authenticity for the sake of convenience.

We also discussed the potential of AI in automating our publishing process. We believe that AI can be a valuable tool if used correctly. It's not about replacing our voice or ideas, but about enhancing our productivity and efficiency.

In conclusion, the integration of AI in email communication is an exciting development that offers numerous benefits. However, it also raises important questions about authenticity and personal branding. As we continue to explore this new frontier, we invite you to join us in this fascinating journey. Tune in to our YouTube video for a more in-depth discussion on this topic.

This is a shot of the owner of New Zealand watch company - Hunters Race.
Photo by Hunters Race / Unsplash

Questions to ponder

  1. How can you maintain your personal touch in AI-assisted communication?
  2. Are you willing to sacrifice a bit of your authenticity for the sake of convenience?
  3. How can you ensure that your AI-assisted communication is accurate and professional without being deceptive?
  4. How can you incorporate your unique writing style into your AI-assisted emails?
  5. How can AI be used effectively in your publishing process?
  6. How can you ensure that AI doesn't replace your voice or ideas in your communication?
  7. How can you strike a balance between efficiency and authenticity in your digital communication?
  8. How can you avoid creating a false image of yourself through AI-assisted communication?
  9. What steps can you take to ensure that your use of AI in communication doesn't undermine trust in your professional relationships?
  10. How can you use AI to enhance your productivity without losing your personal touch?
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