Posts tagged ‘Productivity Tips’

Exam Day Routine

The exam season is upon us once again! There are some rituals that I am sure most of us have that we follow before and during the exam. For example, I still wear the same t-shirt that I received as a promotion with my first study manual. It’s been years … Read the rest

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Mistakes in the News

You may remember our previous article about Actuaries Making Mistakes?

Well, apparently it is not just actuaries and the stakes are quite high in this case. You may have heard about the mistakes made in the Reinhart and Rogoff study, which was uncovered by the Herndon, Ash and Pollin Read the rest

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Actuaries Make Mistakes

I noticed a typo in your spreadsheet, you’re fired!

Ok, ok, settle down there. No one is going to (or should we say “no one should”) fire you over a silly mistake. But what happens when the mistake is not silly and ends up costing the company real money Read the rest

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Quick Tip: Distraction-free Browsing

Do you have a short attention span?

Do you start searching for bond yields on the Financial Times website, only to find yourself on XKCD a half an hour later?

Do you have pesky co-workers, who make snarky comments when they see you reading Google News?

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