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A. Charles Smith

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Published Articles by A. Charles Smith

 
 
 
 

Clean Ocean Day... Can We Make a Difference?..

‘Save the Planet!’ we hear much shouting about these days. Humans’ capacity to do anything that will ‘save’ the planet actuated colourful British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to opine in regard to the global warming hypothesis,

“As a species, we human beings have become so blind with conceit and self-love that we genuinely believe that the fate of the planet is in our hands…”

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #84 - Mar/Apr 2017
 

Kristen Foster eBay, Director Government Relations - Believe in What You’re doing...

To someone as vivacious and inspirational as Kristen Foster, thoughts of the cultivation of moss under her feet are anathema. She has reached for the sky and one gets the feeling that even there brooks no limitation. Kristen is currently on eBay's AUNZ Leadership team and Asia Pacific GR management team as Director, Government Relations and Corporate Affairs, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South East Asia.

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #82 - Nov/Dec 2016
 

Robbert Rietbroek - Reaching for Greatness

I am listening to a man who would make anyone preparing for the biggest audition in his career forget what he was doing in the chair outside the studio, such is his capacity to put a stranger at ease. Can anybody be such a charming conversationalist and yet still carry his burden of responsibility every day of each week? Apparently ‘yes’ as Robbert Rietbroek, Chief Executive Officer at PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand tells of his life in that role and many others leading to it.

Persuasion is not the love-child of indoctrination. Nor does education instil wisdom for the ages, as we were once reminded by the great English polemicist, G.K. Chesterton, Quis docebit ipsum doctorem? Who teaches the teacher?

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #81 - Sep/Oct 2016
 

Niels Marquardt - American Chamber of Commerce Goes West

Proof that Greater Western Sydney is emerging as the engine room for economic growth in New South Wales has been borne out by the decision of the American Chamber of Commerce to re-establish a Chapter in this buoyant region. The chamber, known as AmCham, was established in the Sydney CBD, fifty-five years ago. From August 2016, evincing a demonstrative show of confidence by AmCham in the future of the region, the group will commence operations.

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #80 - July/Aug 2016
 
 

Sean Howard AO - My Crowded Hour

At 56, he is perfectly at home in a skin tempered by hardship and experience. Quietly confident, Sean Howard is measuring his next foray into the high-tech world he first entered in 1980, rising to become founder of OzEmail, formerly Australia’s largest Internet company. 
His measured manner may derive from a fractured early life and being at the centre of conflict. It is evident that he eschews it but that has not embittered him.

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #78 - Mar/Apr 2016
 
 

Paula Duncan – The Lady’s Not for Giving Up

Paula Duncan AM has floored me. I ready for the interview and my first thoughts of actresses and TV stars follow a familiar path: wow, yawn, evocative, self-absorbed, gushing, conceited, beautiful, sexy, artistic, expressive, bimbo, incoherent, intelligent, tragic, fragile, exceptional and dysfunctional. At the finish of our long talk, thanks to this warm, intriguing woman, I swing to the beat of a different tune. What a dame!

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #76 - Nov/Dec 2015
 
 

Bekir Kilic – Ears to the Ground Feet Planted Firmly

Old timers are fond of saying that hard work always brings success. That ethic was instilled in Bekir Kilic from a very early age. It served him well in the long road that led to his stewardship of PRO IT. The business is one of the most significant players in the modern computer age servicing the technological support and broad-ranging IT needs of business, large, small and medium.

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A. Charles Smith, BiziNet Media

BiziNet Magazine #74 - July/Aug 2015