Leadership Pulse – South Africa – Week 23 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 20 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !

SA COVID-19 infections rapidly on the rise, WC & Gauteng double😷; schooling chaos as some return, others delayed until Monday🤨; Court finds lockdown regulations unlawful & unconstitutional⚖️😳; state may not force patients into quarantine if they are self isolating, rules courts👌🏽; CR appoints two deputies strengthening NPA🥳; gov makes 2nd attempt to delay Tobacco ban case🙄🚬; unions call for hospitals breaching Covid-19 health & safety checks to be shut down😬; opposition & business pleads with gov to open up tourism sector🏖; state reaches pricing agreement with private hospitals for COVID-19 patients🚑; Zondo enquiry aims to restart state capture proceedings end June🛎; OR tambo ready for domestic travel vows transport minister✈️; eskom unbundling horizon shifts by at least 2 yrs🏭; South Africans take a stand across the globe in Black Lives Matter protests👏🏻; SARB purchases R10.2 bn in gov bonds in May; mining slow to ramp up as 9500 foreign nationals recalled to work💰; unions take state to court over failure to implement agreed wage hikes💸; internationally, US protests turn violent as looting & protests batter cities still recovering from lockdown💣😱😡; protestors globally take a knee in solidarity over the George Floyd furore as Trump showboating continues🤯😤; Trump postpones G7 summit, plans to add countries to invite list🤞; markets cheer better than expected US unemployment figures, 42 million still unemployed though🤞🤔; business activity in Japan & South Korea fall by most in decade📊; re-election strategy forces Trump to stick with China trade deal💵💴; US manufacturing activity eases off 11 yr low📈; WHO warns of buckling health systems in Latin America💉🥶; Arab economies at record lows📉; global oil demand climbs as economies open up🛢; UK/China fight draws near over new Hong Kong security laws⏳; ECB boosts pandemic stimulus programme by €600 bn💶; Brazil virus toll soars to the 3rd largest globally🤯; world has hottest May on record🔥☀️; indices, JSE@54722⬆️; DOW@27110⬆️; FTSE@6485⬆️; R/$16.84; R/£21.39; R/€19.02; Bitcoin $9611; sports front, Dan Carter in shock Super Rugby comeback move🏉; SA Rugby bids farewell to Tobie Titus🏉; Aussie rugby presses on with drive to host Rugby Championship in one hub🏆; SA’s tour of the West Indies in the balance🏏

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

By | 2020-06-27T14:14:45+00:00 June 27th, 2020|

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