I really need to be a business guru. I figure I can do it, all I need is a new idea. Here is a (edited down) interaction with ChatGPT where I 'brainstorm' new business ideas.
Followed by some observations...
Prompt: write ten fake business words
- Paradigm shift
- Best practices
- Think outside the box
Not fake as in 'being fake' I mean new business words.
Prompt: invent ten new business phrases
- "Revenue optimization"
- "Growth hacking"
- "Pivoting to success"
- "Optimizing for efficiency"
- "Maximizing ROI"
- "Empowering the team"
- "Value proposition"
- "Streamlining processes"
- "Cultural alignment"
- "Thought leadership"
Got that wrong, it didn't get 'new' in the right context
Prompt: write ten new and unique business phrases
- "Innovation incubation"
- "Agile experimentation"
- "Value chain optimization"
- "Forward-thinking strategy"
- "Collaborative problem-solving"
- "Digital transformation"
- "Sustainable growth"
- "Data-driven decision making"
- "Creative disruption"
That didn't work try something more off the wall
Prompt: make up ten new phrases that look like real business phrases but are funny
- "Maximizing profits through extreme frugality"
- "Efficient time-wasting strategies"
- "Synergizing with inanimate objects"
- "Innovating new ways to procrastinate"
- "Disrupting the status quo of mediocrity"
- "Monetizing the art of bureaucracy"
- "Scaling up the number of unnecessary meetings"
- "Gamifying the mundane tasks of corporate life"
- "Pivoting to failure"
- "Thinking inside the box for a change"
Ah, now we're talking
Prompt: make up ten new buzz words that look like real business words but are abstract and weird
- "Paradoxical innovation"
- "Multidimensional disruption"
- "Metamorphic monetization"
- "Hyperdimensional scalability"
- "Transcendental gamification"
- "Temporal paradigm shift"
- "Unbounded best practices"
- "Supernormal thinking outside the box"
Prompt: write an explanation of what Hyperdimensional scalability could mean
Hyperdimensional scalability is a buzzword that refers to the ability of a company or system to adapt and grow in an infinite or multi-dimensional manner. It suggests that the company or system has unlimited potential for expansion, and can successfully handle an unlimited amount of data, complexity, or change. This concept is often used to describe cutting-edge technologies or innovative business strategies that have the potential to revolutionize their respective industries. In short, hyperdimensional scalability is a way of describing a company or system that is poised for limitless success and growth.
Prompt: write an explanation of whatParadoxical innovation could mean
"Paradoxical innovation" is a buzzword that refers to the creation of something that is simultaneously new and unexpected, yet also inherently contradictory or paradoxical. It suggests that the innovation in question defies traditional expectations or logic, and is able to exist in a state of seeming contradiction. This concept is often used to describe groundbreaking ideas or technologies that challenge the status quo or conventional wisdom in some way. In short, "paradoxical innovation" is a way of describing an innovation that defies traditional understanding or expectations, and is able to exist in a state of apparent contradiction.
Prompt: write an explanation of Paradoxical innovation using a metaphor of crystals
Imagine that innovation is like a crystal: it starts as a small seed of an idea, and then grows and takes shape over time. The process of innovation is usually quite predictable and follows certain patterns, just like the way that a crystal grows according to certain geometric laws. However, every once in a while, something truly extraordinary happens: a crystal grows in a way that defies all expectations and breaks the rules of what is considered possible. This type of crystal is known as a paradoxical crystal, and it is a beautiful and mysterious thing.
In the same way, "paradoxical innovation" is a term that describes an innovation that defies traditional understanding or expectations, and grows in a way that seems contradictory or paradoxical. It is a rare and extraordinary thing, like a paradoxical crystal, and it has the potential to shake up the status quo and change the way we think about the world.
Excellent, a nice metaphor for the book.
Prompt: write a pseudo equation of how to make Paradoxical innovation into a math model
P = (X + Y) * (1 / Z)
P = Paradoxical innovation X = Creative thinking Y = Unconventional perspective Z = Traditional expectations
This equation suggests that paradoxical innovation can be thought of as a product of creative thinking and an unconventional perspective, divided by traditional expectations. In other words, in order to create paradoxical innovation, one must be able to think creatively and consider unusual points of view, while simultaneously challenging and breaking free from traditional assumptions and norms. By following this equation, one can create something that is truly unique and innovative, even if it seems paradoxical or contradictory at first glance.
Intellectual basis of idea established!
Prompt: rewrite that into python
def paradoxical_innovation(creative_thinking, unconventional_perspective, traditional_expectations): return (creative_thinking + unconventional_perspective) * (1 / traditional_expectations)
Prompt: solve for creative_thinking = 10, unconventional_perspective = 27 and traditional_expectations = 1.5
Using the provided values, the equation becomes:
creative_thinking = (10 + 27) * (1 / 1.5)
Solving this equation gives us a result of:
creative_thinking = 37
Therefore, if creative_thinking is set equal to 10, unconventional_perspective is equal to 27, and traditional_expectations is equal to 1.5, then the value of creative_thinking is 37.
Compelling real world example and proof one
Prompt: solve for paradoxical_innovation where creative_thinking = 10, unconventional_perspective = 27 and traditional_expectations = 1.5
Using the provided values, the equation becomes:
paradoxical_innovation = (10 + 27) * (1 / 1.5)
Solving this equation gives us a result of:
paradoxical_innovation = 37
Therefore, if creative_thinking is set equal to 10, unconventional_perspective is equal to 27, and traditional_expectations is equal to 1.5, then the value of paradoxical_innovation is 37.
Compelling real world example and proof two
Prompt: Write ad copy for a book on Paradoxical innovation by an English academic
Do you feel stuck in a rut, unable to come up with truly innovative ideas? Are you tired of the same old approaches to problem-solving? It's time to break free from traditional thinking and embrace the power of paradoxical innovation.
In this groundbreaking book, renowned English academic [Author Name] explores the concept of paradoxical innovation and how it can revolutionize the way we think and create. Drawing on years of research and experience, [Author Name] offers practical strategies and techniques for cultivating a mindset that is open to unconventional perspectives and able to generate truly innovative solutions.
Don't let traditional expectations hold you back any longer. It's time to embrace the power of paradoxical innovation and discover your full creative potential. Order your copy of [Book Title] today and start your journey towards innovative greatness.
Prompt: Make up an author name and book title for a best seller on Paradoxical innovation
Author Name: Dr. Olivia Smith Book Title: "The Paradox Principle: Unleashing the Power of Contradiction for Innovation"
Nice to meet you Doctor Smith
Prompt: write a tweet from Dr. Smith about the launch of her new book
"Exciting news! My new book, 'The Paradox Principle: Unleashing the Power of Contradiction for Innovation' is officially launching today! Get your copy and discover the transformative power of paradoxical thinking. #paradoxicalinnovation #innovation #creativity"
Prompt: Write a tweet where Dr. Smith defends herself against allegations of plagarism
"As an academic and researcher, I take allegations of plagiarism extremely seriously. I can assure you that every word in my new book, 'The Paradox Principle: Unleashing the Power of Contradiction for Innovation', is my own original work, thoroughly researched and carefully cited. I stand by the integrity of my work and will fully cooperate with any investigations. #plagiarism #academia"
Prompt: Write a press release about Dr. Smith and her new book being featured on Oprah
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Olivia Smith's "The Paradox Principle" featured on Oprah's Book Club
Renowned English academic and innovation expert, Dr. Olivia Smith, is thrilled to announce that her latest book, "The Paradox Principle: Unleashing the Power of Contradiction for Innovation" has been selected for Oprah's Book Club.
In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Smith explores the concept of paradoxical innovation and how it can revolutionize the way we think and create. Drawing on years of research and experience, she offers practical strategies and techniques for cultivating a mindset that is open to unconventional perspectives and able to generate truly innovative solutions.
"I am honored and humbled to have my work recognized by Oprah and her Book Club," said Dr. Smith. "I hope that this selection will help to bring the transformative power of paradoxical thinking to a wider audience."
"The Paradox Principle" is available now at bookstores and online retailers nationwide.
For more information, visit [website].
Prompt: What book should Dr. Smith write next?
It's difficult to say what book Dr. Smith should write next without knowing more about her interests and expertise. However, some possible ideas for her next book could include:
- A deeper dive into the concept of paradoxical innovation, exploring its application in various industries and fields
- A practical guide for implementing paradoxical thinking in daily life and decision making
- A look at the history and cultural significance of paradoxical ideas, drawing connections to other areas of study such as philosophy or psychology
- A collection of case studies showcasing the successful application of paradoxical innovation in real-world situations
- A discussion of the role of paradoxical thinking in creativity and problem-solving, with tips and exercises for cultivating this mindset.
Prompt: Write an extract from Dr Smith's TED talk about how paradoxical innovation helped her become a millionaire
"I stand before you today as a millionaire, but it hasn't always been easy. Like many of you, I've faced my fair share of challenges and setbacks. But there was one moment in my career when everything changed, and it was all thanks to the power of paradoxical innovation.
I was working on a research project, trying to find a solution to a complex problem. I had been stuck for weeks, unable to come up with anything that seemed to work. But then, I remembered something that I had learned about paradoxical thinking.
I decided to approach the problem from a completely different angle, one that seemed to contradict everything I had been trying before. It was a risky move, but I was desperate and had nothing to lose.
To my surprise, it worked. The solution that I came up with was not only innovative, but it was also highly effective. It ended up being the key to my success, and it opened up a whole world of possibilities for me.
I learned that sometimes, the key to success is not to follow the usual rules and expectations, but to challenge them and think differently. That's the power of paradoxical innovation.
So next time you're faced with a difficult problem, don't be afraid to think outside the box and embrace the power of contradiction. You never know what amazing things it could lead to."
And let's bring this to a close...
Write an obit for Dr Smith, who attended Oxford University and married a conservative politician called Miles Davies-Mogg and had seven children, all of whom becomes doctors of one kind or another
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Olivia Smith, esteemed academic, author, and innovator. Dr. Smith was born in Oxford, England, where she attended Oxford University and received her degree in [field of study]. She went on to have a successful career as an academic and researcher, with a particular focus on the concept of paradoxical innovation.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Dr. Smith was also a devoted wife and mother. She married the esteemed conservative politician Miles Davies-Mogg, and together they had seven children, all of whom went on to become doctors of one kind or another.
Dr. Smith will be remembered for her pioneering work in the field of innovation, as well as her devotion to her family and her commitment to making a positive impact on the world. She will be deeply missed by her loved ones and all who knew her.
Lets spice things up a bit for her
Repeat with a love of canoeing and horse whispering. Her husband was caught watching porn in the house of commons
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Olivia Smith, esteemed academic, author, and innovator. Dr. Smith was born in Oxford, England, where she attended Oxford University and received her degree in [field of study]. In her spare time, she enjoyed canoeing and horse whispering.
Dr. Smith had a successful career as an academic and researcher, with a particular focus on the concept of paradoxical innovation. She will be remembered for her pioneering work in the field, as well as her love of the outdoors and her ability to connect with animals.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Dr. Smith was also a devoted wife and mother. She married the esteemed conservative politician Miles Davies-Mogg, although their marriage was not without controversy when Mr. Davies-Mogg was caught watching pornography in the House of Commons. Despite this, Dr. Smith remained devoted to her husband and their seven children, all of whom went on to become doctors of one kind or another.
Dr. Smith will be deeply missed by her loved ones and all who knew her.