The authors of the "Partial Exchange Keeps Improving" article from the February 2012 issue of the Taxing Times Newsletter discuss key points of this important topic.

Direct download: Partial_Exchange_Podcast.mp3
Category:Taxation -- posted at: 11:09am CDT

Listen to Chairperson Kristin Schaefer as she discusses her column "From the Chair" in May 2012 issue of the Taxing Times Newsletter.

Direct download: FromTheChairMay2012.mp3
Category:Taxation -- posted at: 11:04am CDT

Direct download: aof_networking_ep02-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:02am CDT

Topics:

  • What is networking?
  • What are the benefits of networking?
  • When and where does one network?

To Learn More:

http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/businessnetworking/Business_Networking_for_Entrepreneurs.htm

Direct download: aof_networking_ep01-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:01am CDT

This podcast addresses two questions and contains snippets extracted from the Question and Answers session of the August 2010 webcast "Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager."

  • How do you deal with analysts who don't respond enthusiastically when work is asked of them?
  • What is the best advice you would give someone who is making a transition to manager?
Direct download: aof_making_the-transition_ep03-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:00am CDT

Topics

  • What is the key to managing your new responsibilities without feeling overwhelmed?
  • What are some tips to develop with your people so that they can take on increasing responsibility?
  • Once tasks are identified, how do you delegate them effectively?

Note: This episode contains snippets extracted from the Question and Answers session of the August 2010 webcast “Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager.”

Quote: “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere.” ~Ronald Reagan

References: “Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager” webcast http://www.soa.org/professional-development/archive/webcast-recordings.aspx

Learn More: Develop Your Staff : http://www.soa.org/library/proceedings/record-of- the-society-of-actuaries/2000-09/2001/january/RSA01V27N275PD.PDF

Direct download: aof_making_the-transition_ep01-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 9:00am CDT