349: How you should (and shouldn’t) use AI at work - with Sarah Reitsma
June 11, 2024

In the world of artificial intelligence, things are changing so fast. How do you stay on top of all the updates in AI? Today, we are taking a deep dive into the latest and greatest in AI, talking about how you should (and shouldn’t) use AI at work. No, AI is NOT coming for your job… but I hate to be the bearer of bad news but, people who know AI are. Let’s talk about that.

My special guest today is Sarah Reitsma of Waterfield Tech and she’s simplifying how you should (and shouldn’t) use AI at work. If you’re an absolute newbie to AI (never used it), you’re in the right place. We hope today’s conversation will help diffuse any fear you might have, so you can see the possibilities of what this new tech can help you accomplish… I promise, it’ll blow your minds.

Here’s how.

My special guest today is Sarah Reitsma and she’s simplifying how you should (and shouldn’t) use AI at work.

We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:

Q: Are you ready to learn how to use AI at work? If yes, this one is for you.

It’s time to #DoTheThing!


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My challenge for you this week:

How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and take action to experimenting with AI this week? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and send me a DM over on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thesimplifiers) for added accountability and support!

Links, books and apps mentioned:

Resource: Find Sarah Reitsma on LinkedIn - click here

Resource: Use this AI tool to build stunning powerpoint slide decks - Beautiful.ai

Book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action - Simon Sinek

Resource: A free (Mon-Fri) email newsletter and podcast with all the latest and greatest news and updates on AI - The Neuron

Resource: Best practices for writing a good prompt on ChatGPT - OpenAI

Podcast: Top 5 AI tools to help you get a job - The Simplifiers Podcast

Podcast: How to squash your limiting self-beliefs - The Simplifiers Podcast

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About Sarah Rietsma:

Sarah Reitsma - If you meet her, she’ll probably ask you what you want to accomplish and how you want to feel while you accomplish it. Then she’ll roll up her sleeves and curate an experience that leaves you nothing shy of awestruck.

Known for her pioneering work in speech science and B2C design, Sarah’s rich career spans over two decades, during which her visionary approach has not only propelled Waterfield Tech to new heights but established her as a trailblazer at the crossroads of CX, CS, and AI. Fueled by strategic acumen, technological prowess, and a deep-rooted love for the type of perfectly architectured user journey that doesn’t happen by accident, her work isn’t just about improving operations. It’s about crafting experiences that speak directly to the user, ensuring every digital interaction is equal parts seamless and meaningful.


Where Sarah hangs out online:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahreitsma

LinkedIn: www.Linkedin.com/company/waterfield-technologies

Website: https://waterfieldtech.com

X: https://twitter.com/WaterfieldTech

Sarah’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Kerry Robinson - An Oxford physicist with a Master’s in Artificial Intelligence, Kerry is a technologist, scientist, and lover of data with over 20 years of experience in conversational AI. He combines business, customer experience, and technical expertise to deliver IVR, voice, and chatbot strategy, and keep Waterfield Technologies buzzing.