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October 14, 2020

The Limits of Financial Models: Why the Map is Not the Territory

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insider, Insights

On election days worldwide, as voters leave the voting booth, reporters and interested parties ask people how they voted. We use exit polls to report on...

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October 07, 2020

How Wakely Actuarial Tailors Our Approach to Meet Our Clients' Needs

Stefanie Porta posted in Insider, Insights

At Wakely Actuarial, we help insurance carriers develop strategies that fit their business needs.

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September 25, 2020

Second-Order Thinking: Reasoning Through Different Business Outcomes

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

In 1985, the Chicago Tribune reported on a Cheez Whiz advertising campaign that went wrong. The campaign, created by account planners at J. Walter Thompson,...

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August 17, 2020

Apply Inversion Thinking to Avoid Business Failure & Improve Decision Making

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

What is Inversion Thinking?

If you're familiar with the premortem managerial strategy, then you're on your way to mastering inversion thinking. 

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May 07, 2020

Client Examples: How We're Solving for Unique Challenges with Actuarial Consulting Work

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

As we enter into an unprecedented global economy spurred by COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for insurance carriers to evaluate their financial...

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February 17, 2020

Creating Value By Using the Front Stage/Back Stage Model

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

If you’ve ever attended a Broadway show or play, you may have noticed how in tune the stage actors must be with the backstage crew. No matter how precise...

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December 03, 2019

6 Ways an Actuarial Consultant Can Be More Economical For Your Company

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

In today’s business climate, it’s more important than ever for companies to find ways to stand out over the competition while keeping margins low and...

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November 13, 2019

Boost Confidence to Better Focus Your Business (Strategic Coach Insights)

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

As a business leader, does your confidence come from your accomplishments or do you spend more time thinking about what’s coming next? It can be easy to...

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July 25, 2019

7 Tips for Success in Your Next Actuarial Exam

Ben Cohen, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights

For most people, actuarial exams can be a source of stress, anxiety, and fear. And while these exams are important, it’s vital that they’re approached in...

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June 20, 2019

MACRA in 2020: What It Means For You and Your Business

Bill Reynolds, FSA, MAAA posted in Insights, Insurance

In 2015, the United States Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The main idea of this Act (as it affects Medicare...

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