Articles Posted by Hewitt Stone

How to Navigate the 8 Hurdles of Actuarial Team Leadership

Leadership is never simple. However, as an actuarial leader, you manage several stakeholders, with different expectations and interests. We’ll be exploring the following questions: Is my influence constructive? Which behaviours or assumptions might be unhelpful? We all strive not to be like that ‘bad boss’ we know. And very few people wake up intending to be that. This means we […]

Communicating with Senior Stakeholders for Career Success

Whether you’re a general insurance actuary, a risk actuary or life insurance actuary, effective communicating with senior stakeholders is a big-ticket item that can make or break your career. Because senior management can influence the future of your projects, it is key to learn critical communication skills to effectively present information that lands on listening, […]

6 ways to remain relevant in the workplace

As an actuary, staying current in your field will require a strong mix of hard skills such as technical know-how needed to do your job, and soft skills such as general industry knowledge and communication savvy. Here are six ways you can work on staying relevant professionally. Understand the dynamics of the industry you operate […]