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The Inner Chief

Feb 17, 2021

In this episode, our guest is Wayne Smith, Senior Sports Writer on professional mastery, journalistic integrity and Australian rugby.


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We talk all about:

  • Choosing the path of professional mastery over senior leadership positions;
  • Making decisions on whether to publish a story or not, or taking an angle that is at odds with your employer;
  • How a stroke a few years ago impacted his life and focusing on what’s important in life;
  • Then we go into some rugby chat, including his Super Rugby predictions for 2021, the future of Australian rugby and his thoughts on some of the potential star players at the next Rugby World Cup.


Connecting with Wayne Smith

You can view more of Wayne’s articles via his author profile on The Australian.


Books and resources

  • 1984 - by George Orwell