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In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, one concept stands out as a critical determinant of success:

The division between pilots and passengers in the realm of adopting AI technologies.

This dichotomy, observed at BetterUp’s Uplift conference in San Francisco, sheds light on the profound impact of embracing or resisting technological advancement.

Pilots, as the name suggests, are trailblazers.

They are the individuals who optimistically seize opportunities to learn and integrate new ideas, perspectives, and technologies, in this case, AI, into their work.

They are the individuals who optimistically seize opportunities to learn and integrate new ideas, perspectives, and technologies, in this case, AI, into their work.

Pilots navigate the complexities of new technologies, leveraging them to enhance productivity, efficiency, and innovation within their organizations.

Their mindset of continuous learning and adaptation positions them as leaders in their fields, driving progress and staying ahead of the curve.

In short, these are folks who take a growth mindset into their adoption of AI. Here are some resources to learn more about growth mindsets. 

On the flip side, we have passengers – those who hesitate, resist, or outright reject the integration of “newness” or change into their professional lives.

Acknowledging that change is challenging both logistically, emotionally, and strategically, and the reluctance to embrace change puts them in a passive role, where they are choosing to follow rather than lead, ultimately impeding their effectiveness, productivity, and competitiveness in the workplace.

As technology advances rapidly, the gap between pilots and passengers widens, with the latter falling further behind in an increasingly competitive landscape.

This brings us to a call to action:

Workplaces have the opportunity to develop more pilots through human development services such as:

Individuals and organizations can cultivate a culture of continuous learning and growth.

By providing tailored support and guidance, these services empower individuals to overcome their fear of technology and change, embrace new opportunities, and develop the skills necessary to thrive in the age of AI.

At Intune Collective, we specialize in designing transformative experiences that connect people to each other, ideas, and their organizations.

Through our comprehensive approach to human development, we help individuals and teams unlock their full potential, enabling them to soar above the challenges of the modern workplace and emerge as confident, capable pilots in the ever-expanding digital era.

We created a “threshold moment” to help embody a conscious choice and we share that with you here.

The distinction between pilots and passengers in adopting AI technologies underscores the importance of embracing change and fostering a culture of continuous learning.

With the right support and guidance, individuals and organizations can overcome resistance, seize new opportunities, and chart a course towards sustainable success.

Your people are smart, equipped, and qualified. Intune can help you give them the skills and inner fire to become pilots.

Planning For Success

Intune can work with your current leadership style to help you explore surfing on joy.

Meet with Wendy Horng Brawer, Intune Partner, for a 30-minute consultation. We can help.

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