Accelerating Change - A Conversation About The Future

Paul Browning

A Conversation About The Future - With Headmaster Paul Browning, St Paul's School

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Show NotesIn this episode of Accelerating Change, Dr Paul Browning speaks with Dr Andrew Browning AM, who is an Australian-trained obstetrician, gynaecologist and senior fistula surgeon.In 2001, Andrew joined Dr Catherine Hamlin in her first fistula hospital in Ethiopia and five years later took charge of the first regional Hamlin Fistula hospital. In 2009 he started his own charity, the Barbara May Foundation, to take the work that the Hamlins had started out of Ethiopia to the rest of Africa, and focus more on fistula prevention.Today, Andrew divides his time between Australia and Africa. He was named as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2019 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to improving maternal health care for women in poverty.Andrew and Paul discuss the similarities and differences between the developed and developing world, how to stay grounded in an era of accelerating change, and whether there is hope for the future.Further Reading"The hospital by the river", by Catherine Hamlin,"Healing Lives", by Sue Williams,"Thank you for Being Late: an Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations", by Thomas L. Friedman,"A Doctor in Africa", by Dr Andrew Browning,

Aug 27

37 min 43 sec

In the second episode of the Accelerating Change podcast, Dr Paul Browning speaks with Leanne Kemp, Former Chief Entrepreneur, QLD and CEO of Everledger. Leanne grew up in Brisbane where she studied commerce at university for around 18 months before she started her first company in technology. Since then, Leanne has been pushing boundaries by addressing real-world challenges through driving transparency and trust along global supply chains using emerging technology – blockchain. Leanne is an appointed member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Blockchain Business Council and a Co-Chair for the World Trade Board’s Sustainable Trade Action Group. She is also on the IBM Blockchain Platform Board of Advisors. Her leadership role in technology has been recognised, winning awards including Innovator of the Year 2018 at the Women in IT Awards (London). Join us for this episode where Paul and Leanne dive into innovation logic, developing a tolerance for risk and resilience, and whether or not entrepreneurs are born or made. “You’ve got to perfect the art of being a ‘loser’ in order to be a great entrepreneur.” Al Gore “The Future” - 0:35 Leanne’s background2:58 Innovators vs Entrepreneurs4:32 Entrepreneurial Pathways – learning to fail6:40 Teamwork and Intrapreneurship9:41 The future 13:33 Keeping up with change - education CONNECT WITH PAUL BROWNINGVisit >> >> CONNECT WITH LEANNE KEMPLinkedIn >> >> @leanne_kemp #entrepreneur #resilience #innovationlogic 

Aug 13

19 min 55 sec

In the inaugural episode of the Accelerating Change podcast, Dr Paul Browning speaks with Mr Paul Compton, the Global Head of Banking at Barclays Bank in New York City.   Paul grew up in Aspley and attended St Paul’s School from 1977 to 1981.  He then completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics at the University of Queensland before beginning his corporate career at Ernst and Young in Brisbane.  He then transferred to New York City where he worked for 20 years with JP Morgan.  He then joined Barclays Bank as its COO before becoming its President and, ultimately, Global Head of Banking.Paul talks about the challenges of having to relocate a workforce of 80,000 employees to be able to work from home within a matter of weeks, what changes Covid has accelerated, answers questions from students and makes some predictions about the future. 1:00 – Paul Compton’s background3:30 – the impact of Covid in the USA and its flow-on effects on business7:20 – Planning for a crisis and learning from a crisis10:00 – Changes that have accelerated such as flexible work arrangements and AI16:00 – Career advice for young people22:00 – Questions from students28:00 – Advice for parents Carol De Whip “Mindset” - CONNECT WITH PAUL BROWNINGVisit >> >> Episode Transcript  #acceleratingchange #employment

Jul 29

31 min 26 sec

Join Paul Browning, Headmaster at St Paul’s School for a conversation about the future. You will hear from special guests each episode about their perspective on the future and what advice they can offer for managing change. Stay tuned for the release of the first episode on July 31st!

Jul 22

30 sec