Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 34


Leadership is the most important factor in true business success.

The South African marketplace is truly Brutaful ( Brutal AND Beautiful) .The challenges facing our South African CEO’s are a wonderful crucible for true leadership . Our week 34 pulse view .

IMF reiterates SA in no need of bailout, but is stuck in lucklustre growth cycle hamstrung by lack of structural reform🙄; BMF creates fund to take on companies flouting BEE legislation🤔; Mantashe adamant labor unions will support Eskom unbundling🙏; Eskom & sasol both fingered over “worlds 2nd worst sulphur dioxide hot spot”🏭; SA considering modular nuclear technology💥; end of era as legal giant Edwin Cameron retires from ConCourt⚖; court sets aside Seriti commissions findings into controversial arms deal – another blow to JZ💪👌🏽; Eskom says economic growth will lead to load shedding😱; court finds gratuitous display of old SA flag is deemed hate speech🇿🇦😳; SARS Chief suspends IT executive in clean up drive👋; Parliaments review of Jiba dismissal delayed for at least a month🤥; cabinet adopts new district base service delivery model🤒; CR calls for dialogue on prescribed pension assets💸😤; Moody’s warns SA to either cut spending or raise taxes to fund Eskom Bailout🛎🧨; July CPI falls to 4% y/y🤞; lower inflation might not persuade SARB to reduce rates📊: judicial inquiries have cost SA almost R300 million so far💰; cabinet expects Eskom paper into strategic recovery plan within 2 weeks💣💥😏; SCOPA to visit Medupi & Kusile amidst growing concerns over poor design, delays & cost overruns🏭; internationally, China hits US with tariffs on soybeans, cars & oil💥💰🧨; Trump orders US companies to close China operations💣💸; Macron reaffirms that time’s too short for a new Brexit deal⏳; FED sees slower growth abroad posing massive threat to US💰😳; US manufacturing contracts as factories feel the pinch⬇; Putin signs energy & security deals with Mozambique🤔; Argentina’s new finance chief assures IMF of fiscal targets🤐; Germany warns of possible recession in Q3📈; indices, JSE@53995⬇; DOW@25518⬇; FTSE@7094⬇; R/$15.27; R/£18.76; R/€17.01; Bitcoin $10434; sports front, Aussies on brink of capturing Ashes as England crumble🏏; SA Hockey’s Olympics path uncertain despite qualification🏑; Boks move above England to 4th in World Rankings🏉 ( Thanks to dan Thomalla )

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

By | 2019-08-24T07:17:51+00:00 August 24th, 2019|

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