Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 22 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 22 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !

SA eagerly braces for move to lockdown level 3 as business gears up for u precedented safety protocols💪☝️; millions in distress apply to SASSA for special COVID-19 grant😢; BAT heads to court as Tobacco fight heats up🚬; ConCourt YET AGAIN dismisses Mkhwebane’s appeal against SARS rogue unit ruling⚖️; Rescue practitioners request yet another delay with SAA rescue plan✈️; anxious times for SA wine industry as exports plummet🍷; ANC looks to fund R350 Bn infrastructure spend from multilateral lenders💰; Dudu Myeni finally declared delinquent director, banned from any Directorships for life🥳; GEPF boss Abel Sithole named head of PIC👏🏻🤞; sharp spike in CT natural deaths😳😷; brace for fuel price increases next month says AA⛽️; power supply by IPP’s edges closer to bid stage🔦💡; Patel concedes handling of some lockdown rules was poor😤; workers ineligible for UIF can now claim TERS benefit💸; Cosatu wants workers to access retirement savings to fight hardships🙄; airlines thrown a lifeline as business travel opens up😬; UAE assists NPA with Estina Dairy corruption probe🙏👀⚖️; local gov election pushed back to late 2021 says IEC 📦; Icasa finally makes plans to switch off analogue tv 📺; momentum grows for settlement in Mining Charter impasse📝; mining sector to lose R100 bn in production & wages to COVID-19 fallout💰; PIC proposes converting eskom Bonds to Equity stake👀🤔; reopening of economy an opportunity for many businesses to reinvent themselves👁; Capitec warns of 20% profit plunge, follows grim warnings for fellow banks & insurers😲; internationally, Trump moots Chinese sanctions in retaliation for Hong Kong power grab😱; Twitter calls Trump’s bluff as they hide one of his tweets for glorifying violence😳; Trump hits back & signs order seeking to strip social media giants of legal immunity🧨🤡; UK plans citizenship for 300 000 Hong Kong residents over security law fears🛎; France eases lockdown allowing battered economy to hit restart👌🏽💪; US jobless claims hit 40 million as economy struggles to reopen🤬🥶; Taiwan vows to provide refuge to fleeing Hong Kongers🥴; EU touts €750 bn COVID-19 fund as sceptics & time against it😲; Singapore warns economy could shrink 7%, unveils further stimulus💸;Macron commits €8 bn to french carmakers💶; floor trading resumes on NYSE after two month shutdown⚙️; ECB warns EU faces enormous threats as economies gradually open💣💶; BoJo under immense pressure to fire top advisor Dominic Cummings over lockdown breach🪓; WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trials over safety concerns💉; Iranian tanker docks in Venezuelan port in defiance of US sanctions🛢; Latin America has 40% of new global COVID-19 cases per day😷; Aussie/Nz flight corridor might be a go from July🛩; indices, JSE@50483⬆️; DOW@25383⬆️; FTSE@6076⬆️; R/$17.55; R/£21.64; R/€19.53; Bitcoin $9520; sports front, Non-contact sport to resume Monday🎉; Golf in desperate plea to minister to get green light🏌️‍♂️; De Kock & Ngidi dominate nominations for CSA awards🏏; World Rugby aims to reduce contact by cutting scrums & adding orange cards🏉

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

By | 2020-06-27T14:11:47+00:00 June 27th, 2020|

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