Summer 2023: Editor’s Note

Explore AI With Intention & Creativity!

I asked ChatGPT to provide 10 witty headlines about using AI, and it suggested:

  • “AI: Your Personal Wizardry for the Modern Age!”
  • “Embrace the Bot-tomless Power: AI and You!”
  • “AI: Making Magic Happen, Pixel by Pixel!”
  • “Unleash the Geek-chic: AI Fashion Trends Revealed!”
  • “From Sci-Fi Dreams to Reality: AI is the New Cool!”
  • “AI: Your Sidekick for World Domination (Just Kidding!) ”
  • “Binge-Worthy AI: Your Netflix Recommendations Got Smarter!”
  • “AI: The Cupid of Data, Finding Your Perfect Match!”
  • “AI for the Win: Leveling Up Your Life, One Algorithm at a Time!”
  • “Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? Meet AI’s Hilarious Fails and Wins!”

…They’re working titles. With the booming emergence of ChatGPT in our inboxes, social media feeds and news channels, Artificial Intelligence tools have become the talk of the town in every industry.

In this issue, local AI expert Marki Lemons Ryhal, EXIT Strategy Realty and ReMarkiTable LLC, shares insight on how to choose the best AI tool for you, considerations when using AI and practical real estate applications. Read her full overview here.

We All Can Be More Active Listeners

As real estate professionals, you listen to people nonstop. Client needs and wishes, negotiations, showings, classes, podcasts— you name it! The power of being an active listener shows up in small, intentional ways.

Guest author Lowell Aplebaum shares the difference between hearing and active listening, how to strengthen your relationships and how you can be even more present.

Becoming an Active Member of the Communities You Serve

Chicago REALTORS® are community leaders, deeply involved in our neighborhoods ensuring that Chicago is a vibrant place to live, work and play. Read about how two Chicago REALTORS®, Alex Wolking and Ri Prasad, dedicate their time and energy in their communities here. Also, check out our digital component to find resources on how you can get further involved in your neighborhood. My volunteer activity of choice is working with the humane society, what’s yours? We want to hear about how you are involved! Click here to share!

As always, don’t hesitate to reach out – I’d love to hear from you.