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Hi everyone. Welcome to the 5 Minutes podcast. Today I'd like to make a reflection, and I don't have answers, but I have many, many questions. What we saw in the past ten days with OpenAI was some Altman leaving, then coming back, and then just after his return. There are a lot of rumors and news that OpenAI was creating, I would say, a revolutionary large language model or AI that could threaten humanity. And when I saw that, I said, wow, oh my God, this is big. On top of that, the Financial Times released an article that is very powerful talking about how ChatGPT already damaged parts of the workforce. It shows the reduction of wages of workers in sites like UpWork or Fiverr, you know, this kind of translation services, and this being impact not in one year, almost immediately after the release of ChatGPT. This article is super powerful because when I combine all the mass on OpenAI with potentially breakthrough technology, that could be much, much more powerful than the current already disruptive AI we have. And when we see the impact on work, what kind of conclusions can we take if that future is truly unpredictable? And I don't want to say this as an expert on this because, honestly speaking, there are very, very few people on this planet who are experts on this. I have so many questions. I don't know where the limit will be and how the limit will be set. I'm still trying to realize how ChatGPT works. I'm still trying to realize what will be the impact, and the impact is already happening.
And if we think about project management and our work, the only thing I can tell all of you, including myself, is that it will be impacted. It will. Let's not lie to ourselves. It will be massively impacted. It will be completely transformed. If I were to write the article Antonio and I wrote in February about how AI will transform project management, oh God, I would put 20 other aspects that will disrupt, because in all the analytics, everything is evolving dramatically. And what should we do? What should we do? And what I can tell you is if one skill you need to improve and you need to plan for next year, because this is the time people are deciding what to do next year, I would say please. Adaptability. I said this 200 times, but now I'm telling you from my heart that if you are not able to adapt to different potential future scenarios, you will face dramatic challenges. Because I don't know honestly what we will be the role for us as project managers based on the developments of AI. Because, you know, we can see, okay, prepare reports, prepare templates. Okay, this is a deal done. But then we're talking about analytical skills like the one I presented at the PMI conference/PMI summit a couple of months ago. And then we are talking about completely disruptive. And it's almost conscious actions and decisions on very complex problems. And these will not just be a challenge for the work of the project manager, that will need to reinvent him or herself on the job, but also the work of most of the people who use the brain to work.
And we will need to identify what the social relationships that we need to build would be and how we can use, I would say, our emotional intelligence to do the work and why I'm saying. And please, I don't want to be super negative or, you know, trying to paint a very bad future, but I think we need to adapt because this is the only way we can survive and thrive. And this is exactly what is on my mind every single day today because the changes are so dramatic and they are so fast. For example, when people talk to me about Moto in this PR moto, every time we think we are ready with something or an MVP, everything collapses because technology changes. And this is these winding roads that every one that is trying to keep up with the pace of what is. Happening is suffering. Probably, maybe two, three, four, or five companies on Earth are driving the car and everybody else is trying in the best way to follow that car. And that car is moving at a lightning speed. If we do not adapt, we will suffer. It will be really impossible to cope and to compete with the pace of evolution we are facing now. So just think about that, and see you next week. Read this article in the Financial Times. Take a look at it, and you will see what I'm talking about. Okay, I hope you enjoyed this podcast. Think about that, and see you next week with another 5 Minutes Podcast.