Leadership is the most important factor in true business success…..Great Leaders will enable a doubling of Profits .

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 .More excitement in our week 43 pulse view.

Moody’s changes SA outlook to negative, still not junk yet😬; Tito Mboweni disappoints with Medium Term Budget, warns of looming debt trap😳; despite defaulting on VBS loan, Zuma to fight to keep Nkandla⚖; Cabinet to decide on e-tolls in 2 weeks, as unpaid fees reach R67 billion😤; CR vows huge wage bill crisis will be resolved🤥; cash strapped NPA gets cash injection🙏; government to pay off SAA remaining R9.2 bn debt over next 3 yrs😣; Treasury expects NHI shortfall to rise to R55 bn by 2030🤦🏻‍♂; government forges ahead with Eskom split🤞; unemployment climbs further to worst levels in over a decade🤯; masterplan to address water crisis to be unveiled shortly🤭; SA could lose its preferential access to US markets over copyright legislation dispute🙄; depts owe struggling municipalities R9 bn😱; Postbank a step closer to fully fledged banking license💸; global report finds SA is well placed to deal with a pandemic💉; internationally, WTO gives China go-ahead for tariffs on $3.6 bn in US imports💰; US legislators vote to advance Trump impeachment process💣; Hong Kong in recession after 5 mths of protests📉; US FED cuts rates again to 1.5%🏦; resilient consumers help US economy expand GDP by 1.9%📈; UK heads for December election to break Brexit deadlock🛎✍; Bolsonaro says Brazil is keen to join OPEC🛢; new ECB Chief criticises Germany for low spending💰; North Korea fires 2 missiles towards Japan🚀; Twitter announces ban on political advertising🎞; JSE@56660⬆; DOW@27347⬆; FTSE@7302⬇; R/$15.03; R/£19.46; R/£16.80; Bitcoin $9157; sports front, all roads lead to Japan, Bokke v Eng in RWC final🏆🏉( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

Now …..Instead of getting back onto our “new week treadmill” ,what real Leadership change will we embark on this next week ?