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Real Business : Issue 3 2008
07 AHEAD OF THE CURVE 14 Contents Issue 3, 2008 04 GET THE EDGE Hear about the CPA Australia Internship Program and Ethics Competition. 07 AHEAD OF THE CURVE Richard English CPA and his New York adventure; investment strategies; collusion explained; the good oil on stagflation; Departure Lounge: Toyko; Dr RB helps heal your workplace issues. 14 FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT Finance professionals entering the travel industry are embarking on a fantastic personal and professional journey. FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT 24 SKY HIGH MULTIMEDIA ALERT! Real Business has produced two video files this issue. The first, on page five, is an interview with top creative director Jason Ross, who conceived CPA Australia’s latest advertising campaign. The second, on page 10, explores just how much professionals get out of volunteering their skills to the less fortunate. 20 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS More than making connections, networking is about building quality relationships. So it’s not about what you know, or even who you know, but who knows you. 22 A BEAUTIFUL BUSINESS Oswald Chan CPA had a tremendous amount to learn when he decided to become his own boss by opening Glow Concept, a health spa in Hong Kong. 28 FLOWCHART Better accounting for water will help us use this valuable resource. 30 BLACK GOLD LOSING LUSTRE Rising oil prices are causing global havoc. 24 SKY HIGH A career with Boeing, the world’s leading aerospace company, means there are absolutely no limits to your opportunities. Your work will be demanding, challenging and exhilarating – but never boring! EDITORIAL Publisher: Kirsty Grant Editor: Matthew Dillon Deputy editor: Adam Carswell Design: Glenn Moffatt Real Business Magazine ISSN 1448-2886 is published for CPA Australia Ltd ACN 008 392 452 ABN 64 008 392 452 by Hardie Grant Magazines HARDIE GRANT MAGAZINES 85 High Street Prahran Victoria 3121 Tel: (03) 8520 6444 Fax: (03) 8520 6422 ADVERTISING National advertising manager: Jo Davies Tel: (02) 9908 8222 Advertising Coordinator: Melissa Polh Tel: (03) 8520 6444 Fax: (03) 8520 6422 firstname.lastname@example.org PRINTING Offset Alpine PHOTOGRAPHY & ILLUSTRATION James Boddington, Dean Golja, Richard Whitfield, Steven Laxton EDITORIAL MATERIAL The magazine considers unsolicited articles. Writers should request a style sheet from mattdillon@ hardiegrant.com.au. Opinions expressed in Real Business do not necessarily represent those of CPA Australia Ltd. No responsibility is accepted by CPA Australia Ltd or the editor for the accuracy of any statement, opinion or advice contained in the text or advertisements. Readers should rely on their own enquiries in making any decisions tailored to their own interest All material appearing in Real Businessis copyright. Requests for reproduction of material should be directed to Kirsty Grant at: email@example.com REAL BUSINESS ISSUE 3, 2008 3
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