Every team is made up of different personality types, and some demand more time and attention from the leaders who manage them than others. Although there’s no hard and fast management strategy that fits every kind of employee, there is a rough framework managers can use to decide how to direct their energy toward getting the most out of all the personalities on their teams. Here’s a quick rundown of eight of the most common personality types and how to manage each one.
It’s 3.15pm, you’ve hit the post-lunch slump, and you are rereading that IFRS17 paragraph for the twentieth time, but may as well be the first. read on to find out why daydreaming at not a bad thing.
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Sometimes, the beauty of the finance world is in its creative ways of naming boring or unpleasant concepts. Salami slicing, also known as penny shaving, is the fraudulent practice of stealing money repeatedly in tiny quantities, usually by taking advantage of rounding to the nearest penny in financial transactions.
A new front has opened in the war for talent: the rise of remote work. Flexibility on location and time are the top two traits insurance professionals seek in an employee benefit. Flexibility does not necessarily imply a demand for 100% remote work, but rather more choice around when and where they work.
People make up “random” numbers for all kinds of reasons, ranging from the innocent (coming up with some dummy data to use in a maths example) to the less innocent (fake expenses for a tax return). Either way, they tend to fall into unconscious patterns when creating these numbers and there are a few tell-tale signs of how to spot them.
Late last year, we published our industry-wide report that investigated the challenges life insurance companies are facing around the IFRS 17 Risk Adjustment and its associated confidence level.