Wise & Wealthy: Using AI to write and money as a tool

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#62 – March 20, 2023

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Wise: Using AI to write better

Every knowledge worker I know is totally mesmerized by the idea of writing content with AI. I’ve tried it for a while now and it can be helpful. 

But if you use AI without a good strategy, you will simply waste your time.

That’s because AI is great, but not that great. It can do a lot of things, but nearly not enough to generate engaging content on its own.

The way I look at it, AI is like alcohol. It will reveal people’s character.

The ones who love to cheat or find shortcuts will do more of that. And the people who always want to do their best will use it to work even harder.

In my new article, I share my thoughts on using AI for writing. And I also share a few ways you can potentially use it to write better.

↳ How to Use AI to Improve Your Writing

Wealthy: Money is a tool

Money is such an emotional topic that we tend to get too attached to money.

This has been one of my greatest challenges in life too. The philosophy of Stoicism has really helped me to address it though.

To the Stoics, money was nothing but a tool.

What it comes down to is that we should trade money for inner peace. If you spend money to buy peace, you’re doing something good with your money.

You will feel less attached to it, which will make you enjoy life much more.

In my other new article, I share more Stoic lessons I’ve learned about spending money.

↳ How to Use Money as a Tool for Happiness and Fulfillment

One interesting thing

Because of all the excitement around AI and the possibilities to write content, people seem to forget why writing matters.

Remember: Writing is an intellectual activity. When you write, you become a better communicator, thinker, speaker, planner, and so forth.

Keith J. Cunningham, one of the most popular business thinkers of our time, wrote a book called The Road Less Stupid. The entire book is about how thinking on paper will improve your career, life, and business. He writes:

“The better the question, the more insightful and robust the answers and possibilities created.”

If you want to become a better writer, ask yourself thoughtful questions and then write out your response.

Thanks for reading! I hope you found this edition of Wise & Wealthy useful.

All the best,


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