Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 21 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 21 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !

SA’s COVID-19 cases near 20 000😬; schooling confusion as mixed messages persist to ire of parents🙄; Gov offers 1st view of COVID-19 modeling data, shocks public as numbers skyrocket to 48 000 deaths by November show model’s😱; Police minister Cele admits crime syndicates taking full advantage of booze & cigarette ban😤; more than 5000 been repatriated during pandemic👏🏻; WC starts rationing COVID-19 tests💉; SARB cuts rates by further 0.50%, bringing prime to 7.25%📉; Land Bank asks for R22 Bn bailout from state💰; Denel unable to pay staff salaries in May as it fights for survival🤬; Competition commission expects many mergers post pandemic🤔; SA express tells employees not to return to work🛩; ACSA may need R11 Bn as lockdown bites🛎; unions want SAA business rescue team audited🧨; eskom repairs during lockdown have cut risk of load shedding🏭👏🏻; National Assembly to hold 1st sitting since lockdown next week⚖️; 1 in 6 people lost their jobs in May says Transunion😭; Eskom on race against time to unbundle by 2021🤞; internationally, US jobless claims hit 38.6 million since start of lockdown👀; “the end of Hong Kong” as China set to impose national security laws😱; China dares Trump to hit back with Hong Kong power grab😲; Italy attracts €21 Bn in COVID-19 emergency bond sale💶; Trump to withdraw US from open skies surveillance treaty😣; UK accepts some border checks on goods moving to N Ireland post Brexit💣; Mumbai races to convert public venues to COVID-19 wards😷; Macron loses outright majority in parliament after defections🤭; risk managers brace for lengthy global recession😬; vaccine progress spurs cautious optimism🤒🙏; 1st jury trial by zoom taking place in US📡; UK sells 1st ever negative yielding bonds💷; indices, JSE@50146⬇️; DOW@24465⬇️; FTSE@5993⬇️; R/$17.60; R/£21.44; R/€19.18; Bitcoin $9239; sports front, Cricket Australia consider disinfecting ball🏏; Smith rules De Kock out of Proteas Test captaincy🏏; Caster Semenya commits to 200 meters no matter what 🏃

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

By | 2020-06-27T14:07:59+00:00 June 27th, 2020|

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