Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 31

Leadership is the most important factor in true business success.

A good colleague of mine Max Moyo (www.maxmoyo.com  ) describes the Leaders Challenge as Brutal and Beautiful ….therefore Brutaful ! The South African marketplace is truly Brutaful. Our week 31 synopsis.

Eskom to fight energy regulator NERSA in court for higher tariffs😤; Eskom posts net loss of R20.7 billion with municipal debt rising to over R20 billion🤬🏭; court orders old mutual to reinstate axed CEO Peter Moyo🤔; SAICA CEO Freeman Nomvalo appointed as Eskom Chief Restructuring Officer👌🏽👏🏻; record unemployment of 29% paints grim picture of SA inc🥶; Denel to take legal steps to recover stolen monies from former execs💪🤞; SARS acts on Nugent report, places 3 execs on suspension👀; Mkhwebane & CR square up in court on Gordhan, judgement reserved until next week💥; SA factory sentient PMI jumps to 3yr high in positive sign🙏🤞; Mark Barnes resigns as post office CEO over differences in future strategy🙄; KPMG now actively doing lifestyle audits & integrity checks🤥; Telkom announces complete shift from copper to wireless📞; SA miners to deliver much needed tax windfall as metals prices surge💰📈; ANC dispands both its Western Cape & Youth League Leadership🤔; SASSA intercepts over 6000 fraudulent grant payments in a month🛎; parliament to discuss Mkhwebane’s future in sept⏳; treasury to increase bond auctions to fund Eskom & tax deficit⚖💸; ANC aware divisions are impacting economy says Duarte💣; Royal family slams land report as anti-Zulu👁; SA population swells to over 58 million says Stats SA📊; Samwu ends damaging strike in Tshwane with minor victory💸; internationally, FED reduces US rates by 0.25%, willingness for more cuts📉; a week in, Boris Johnson’s leadership under strain as conservatives lose more bi-elections & only hold commons majority of 1 seat🧨🛎; Trump breaks ceasefire with 10% tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, markets tank💰💥; BOE cuts UK growth forecasts as Brexit looms📊; China increasingly militant over Hong Kong protests😳; Mexico narrowly avoids slipping into recession⬇; US’s racial legacy takes Centre stage as 2020 elections loom😱; combative Johnson already irking EU leaders😬; China’s industrial profits fall, add to fears of global slowdown🌪; indices, JSE@56263⬇; DOW@26485⬇; FTSE@7407⬇; R/$14.78; R/£17.97; R/€16.42; bitcoin $107600; sporting front, Bokke in driving seat as Pumas victory could lift 2019 Rugby Championships🏉🏆; Stuart Baxter resigns as Bafana coach⚽; caster semenya loses appeal in Swiss court ruling 🏃‍♀; SA’s Ashleigh Buhai leads Women’s British Open by 3🏌🏿‍♀ ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

What real Leadership change will we embark on this next week ……….

By | 2019-08-03T07:47:55+00:00 August 3rd, 2019|

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