Articles tagged "Leadership"
This is the second instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. This instalment explores key leadership strengths of actuaries and the role of education and mentoring in forming leaders.
Posted on: December 7, 2017
This is the first instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. In this instalment, the interviewees outline their career journeys and views on overcoming barriers to leadership for actuaries.
Posted on: November 30, 2017
Nicolette Rubinsztein reflects on her experience of confidence, especially as a career mum and what women should know, following two women’s networking events at the Actuaries Institute last month.
Posted on: August 29, 2017
Senior Actuarial Analyst at Rice Warner, Richard Dunn, walks us through lessons shared at the 2017 ‘Actuaries as Leaders’ Forum in Sydney last month.
Posted on: August 24, 2017
Avanti Patki and Tim Lam review last week's popular Young Actuaries Conference, unpacking its four key themes ‘Actuarial Passport – where to next?’, ‘Actuary of the Future’, ‘Talking the talk’ and ‘Strategic Thinking, Leadership and Personal Brand’.
Posted on: May 18, 2017
What is leadership? How do we become leaders? Lesley Traverso, speaker for the Leadership Forum, prepares to deliver her presentation on leadership. She addresses these questions and tells us what this term means for actuaries in all levels of their careers.
Posted on: March 17, 2017
Actuaries Institute 2017 President Jenny Lyon outlines her career journey and passion for people in the profession as well as key priority areas for her year as President.
Posted on: February 9, 2017
CEO David Bell reflects on the leadership qualities of Trump's new US Defense Secretary, General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis.
Posted on: February 9, 2017
[VIDEO] In anticipation of the 2017 CPD Tour, we interviewed General David Morrison AO, 2016 Australian of the Year, who shared his thoughts about leadership and the key themes for the tour.
Posted on: December 15, 2016
Sometimes, the biggest challenge in management is learning how to lead according to the make up of your new team. Jan Swinhoe writes about her personal experience and shares tips on how to optimise a new team of highly diverse members.
Posted on: October 10, 2016
James Fitzpatrick, Chief Customer Officer for AMP’s SMSF business - SuperConcepts, spoke at a recent Leadership Forum of the importance of self-awareness; reflection; caring about your team, and approaching problems from different perspectives. Jenny Lyon and Sara Lee report.
Posted on: October 5, 2016
Sarah Johnson, Scheme Actuary of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), has been named 2016 Actuary of the Year in recognition of her innovative and pioneering social reform work.
Posted on: October 4, 2016
Stephanie Quine talks with the new Committee and Volunteer Manager at the Actuaries Institute, Lily Meszaros; former Star Wars actor and Rwandan national, about her mission to better support the vital work of volunteers.
Posted on: September 20, 2016
Bill Konstantinidis from the Institute's Leadership and Career Development Committee discusses how important it is to keep in touch with your professional network. He also shares his personal experience of 'friendworking' and the benefits to his career.
Posted on: September 16, 2016
Institute President Lindsay Smartt shares some thoughts on the current review of the Appointed Actuary role.
Posted on: August 25, 2016
[VIDEO]: One of our greatest collective weaknesses is a strive for perfectionism and imposing that on others, pioneering actuary and Rhodes Scholar Ian Pollard told delegates at the Institute's Leadership Development Seminar on Monday (8 August).
Posted on: August 15, 2016
Chris Scheuber shares practical insights from the 2016 Actuaries Institute Leadership Development Seminar.
Posted on: August 14, 2016
Actuaries have the mathematical, statistical and programming skills to take a company’s data to the next level. But how do their skills align to current Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) roles, and what courses are on the market to help actuaries them bridge the gap? Bill Konstantinidis investigates.
Posted on: August 5, 2016
Actuaries Digital Editor Kirsten Flynn reflects on nine things she’s discovered since starting her actuarial career.
Posted on: July 28, 2016
Are you radical? Visionary? A risk-taker? Then the common perception is you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. But is there more in the make-up of an entrepreneur than just these characteristics, and can they be learnt or must you be born with them?
Posted on: July 22, 2016