8 episodes

This is The Professional - a new podcast brought to you by Profmed and presented by Bongani Bingwa.

Understanding that careers of tomorrow are ever changing, we're exploring this evolution by discussing topics through the lens of those who paint the future of what it will mean to be a professional.

 

The Professional by Profmed Life Podcasts

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This is The Professional - a new podcast brought to you by Profmed and presented by Bongani Bingwa.

Understanding that careers of tomorrow are ever changing, we're exploring this evolution by discussing topics through the lens of those who paint the future of what it will mean to be a professional.

 

    Palesa Sibeko: Winning the future

    Palesa Sibeko: Winning the future

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, host Bongani Bingwa speaks to trail-blazing tech entrepreneur Palesa Sibeko about embracing the new world of work, and what skills we’ll need survive and thrive in the upcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution. We find out why the STEM sciences need to transform into STEAM - and how principles like design thinking can help make tech more human.

    Find more in the series at http://theprofessional.profmed.co.za/

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

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    • 30 min
    Nomfundo Mogapi: Counselling a nation

    Nomfundo Mogapi: Counselling a nation

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, we take a long, hard look back at South Africa’s past so that hopefully, we can see the future more clearly. Host Bongani Bingwa speaks to clinical psychologist Nomfundo Mogapi about collective trauma and cycles of violence, and how to overcome them as a nation. We hear about the developing field of psycho-social healing and what we can do to help our country face an uncertain future in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

    Find more in the series at http://theprofessional.profmed.co.za/

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 39 min
    Lex Rawhani: The celebrity dentist making South Africa smile

    Lex Rawhani: The celebrity dentist making South Africa smile

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, host Bongani Bingwa speaks to Lex Rawhani, AKA Dr. Smile, a maverick celebrity dentist who challenges accepted notions of his profession. Bongani finds out why Dr. Rawhani’s faith is central to his work, what it takes to be a smile-keeper to the stars, and why a dentist decided to go into rap music.

    Find more in the series at http://theprofessional.profmed.co.za/

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    Ela Manga: The doctor who blends modern medicine with ancient wisdom

    Ela Manga: The doctor who blends modern medicine with ancient wisdom

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, Bongani Bingwa unpacks the dangerous consequences of our always-on culture with integrative medical practitioner Dr. Ela Manga. He finds out how and why some doctors are changing the way they treat patients by looking beyond Western medicine for solutions to a growing global epidemic of burnout. He also learns how taking care of our bodies and minds can make us happier, healthier and potentially wealthier.

    Find more in the series at http://theprofessional.profmed.co.za/

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Tshilidzi Marwala: The AI expert leading South Africa into the future

    Tshilidzi Marwala: The AI expert leading South Africa into the future

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, host Bongani Bingwa chats to the man helping to lead South Africa into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). He finds out how clay pots helped shape Professor Tshilidzi Marwala's career and life, what 4IR is all about, and how it will shape South Africa in the years to come.

    Find more in the series at http://theprofessional.profmed.co.za/

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    Roger Deane: The astrophysicist who helps us see the invisible

    Roger Deane: The astrophysicist who helps us see the invisible

    In this episode of Profmed’s ‘The Professional’, Bongani Bingwa stares into the abyss - and find out what it takes to unravel some of the universe’s darkest secrets. Bongani’s guest is Professor Roger Deane, an astrophysicist at the University of Pretoria who was part of a global effort to snap the greatest image of them all: humanity’s first-ever photo of a supermassive black hole.

    Find more in the series at www.profmed.co.za

    Edited by: Camilla Bath

    Mixed by: Pieter Theron

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min

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