Articles tagged "Leadership"
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
In this editorial, Trang Duncanson gives us some food for thought in regards to cultural diversity in the workplace and the hidden disadvantages for those from Asian backgrounds. What does this mean for the actuary brand in the future?
Posted on: June 16, 2016
What does unconscious bias look like in your colleagues, your workplace and up the corporate ladder? Kate O’Reilly from Optimiss Consulting unpacks the conditions that support biased decisions and offers strategies to promote better thinking and practice.
Posted on: June 14, 2016
With the date set for the Federal Election, Martin Mulcare is ramping up his campaign to run as an independent candidate in the safe Liberal seat of Bennelong. Here, he outlines his political motivations as Australia grapples with housing affordability, health and economic challenges a week on from the Budget.
Posted on: May 13, 2016
In the third instalment of this series, Phil Stott explores alternate solutions to RTPs that can improve efficiency within organisations.
Posted on: May 2, 2016
There are many reasons you might feel stuck in the wrong job. Here, Dr Anthony Lowe discusses the importance of creating 'non-linear' options for your career early on and maximising your skills and experience towards more rewarding work.
Posted on: March 15, 2016