Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 18 2020

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

The Global marketplace is truly Brutaful( Brutal AND Beautiful) .Wow Wow Wow …..if anyone ever queried the VUCA( Volatile,Uncertain,Chaos and Ambiguity ) concept the world Corona crisis is living evidence !The challenges facing our South African CEO’s in this crisis are a wonderful crucible for true leadership .As we are immersed into our 2020 year, the excitement builds dramatically in our week 18 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !

SA COVID-19 Cases surpass 5950 as testing ramps up😷; Lockdown 2.0 moves to phase 4 restrictions, exercise & takeaways but no alcohol🤧; schools to only phase in teaching from 1 June with staggered approach😯; it will take time & effort to fix SA’s shattered economy warns CR💰; EC reports sharp increases in COVID-19 cases😱; over 17 000 water tanks delivered during pandemic👀; SAA liquidation put on hold for now, new airline mooted✈️; state finally has a solid case against alleged Transnet looters says NPA🛎; Molefe & Singh having sleepless nights as NPA move on Regiments💪⚖️; creditors seeking immediate Land Bank repayment may create R13 bn problem for state💣; broke PRASA unable to make contributions to Metrorail employees pension fund😤; 2/3rds of recalled miners back at work🤞👌🏽; SA aviation industry on verge of collapse🛩; Salga urges Eskom not to cut power to debt owing municipalities during lockdown💡; delivery firms find lifeline in dispatching essential goods🚚; Court sets aside Tswane Council dissolution⌛️; JZ withdraws ConCourt appeal🤡; struggle veteran Denis Goldberg passes away😢; SARS loses out on R1.5 bn in April due to cigarette & alcohol ban💰💸; fuel prices to fall substantially by R1.74/l next week⛽️; unions call for radical policies to avert jobs bloodbath🧨; internationally, US GDP Tanks 4.8% through Q1📉; Trump mulls new tariffs to punish China for Covid-19 blame😳; another 3.8 million Americans file for unemployment this week🥴; US oil producers race to cut output as prices tank🛢; UK has 2nd highest Covid-19 death toll in Europe😱; Brexit back on EU banks agenda as time grows short💶; Eurozone economy shrinks 3.8% through Q1📉; Remdesivir drug trial shows patients recover 30% quicker, ignites global hopes💉; FED chair warns of significant drop in GDP through Q2, vows more stimulus may be needed📊; Putin extends lockdown until 11 may as cases surpass 100 000 in Russia😷🤐; WHO warns that we can catch coronavirus more than once while South Korea rebukes this🙄; world watches as Germany reopens large retail stores🤔; bars, eateries & sport to restart in Aussie outback😳; US has lost more lives to COVID-19 than the Vietnam war😓; China furious at moves by Australia for probing COVID-19 outbreak⚖️; Trump forces US meat plants to stay open despite outcry💣; EU banks allowed to hold less capital for funds kept at central banks💶; indices, JSE@50336⬆️; DOW@23723⬇️; FTSE@5763↗️; R/$18.82; R/£23.47; R/€20.65; Bitcoin $8815; sports, Bulls coach Pote Human released early from contract🏉; Aussies top ICC rankings, Proteas drop to 6th🏏; France declares both football & Rugby seasons officially over🏉⚽️; COVID-19 spells potential end to Super Rugby🙄( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

So …..As we face this Global Crisis ,what real Leadership change will we embark on this coming week ?

By | 2020-05-09T09:39:30+00:00 May 9th, 2020|

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