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 25 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !
SA COVID-19 cases climb to 87 715 with 1831 sad deaths😷; Cheap steroid, dexamethasone, produced locally shows promising COVID-19 potential for patients needing oxygen 💉; CR eases level 3 lockdown, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty care, others all open up under strict regulations👊🏾; lobby groups off to court to force school feeding schemes to be reinstated👌🏽👏🏻; Central Energy fund starts process for single national petroleum company🤔; Eskom to implement “load reduction” in high density areas to ease national grid🏭; state mooted to fork out R26 Bn to start SAA 2.0✈️😱; spending spree on new aircrafts crippled Comair🛩; Hawks & NPA move on VBS bank heist arrests👀💪⚖️; government mulls phasing out tobacco ban for local farmers🚬; Transnet implements lifestyle audits in drive to rebuild trust🥳💪; fundamental budget changes needed to avoid Sovereign debt crisis warns Tito🙏👀; SOE’s could help COVID-19 recovery process vows CR🥴; state dismisses baseless charge of conspiracy against JZ🙄; sassa owed R1.5 bn & wants CPS liquidated😬; US bemoans SA recent poultry tariff increases🐓; banks, treasury & SARB in talks to improve COVID-19 loan scheme💰; SA records sharp drop in FDI totaling $4.6 bn in 2019⏳; internationally, EU banks take up new wave of stimulus to bolster economy💶; Aussie unemployment rate at 19 yr high due to pandemic shutdowns😲; US Supreme Court hands Trump two massive losses in a week⚖️💣; Former US National security advisor John Bolton’s memoir set to put cat amongst the pigeons, White House off to court in attempt to block publishing – already Amazon best seller in pre orders🧨💥; US pulls out of global digital tax talks💸; new COVID-19 clusters triggers targeted lockdown in Beijing😷😳; India/Chinese soldiers clash killing 20 in Himalayas🥶; inter-Korean relations at all time low as North rejects envoy💣🧨🔫; Merkel warns EU to get ready for no-deal Brexit🇬🇧🇪🇺; Kenya elected to UN Security Council to replace SA👏🏻🤝; BoJo under pressure as UK government accused of being out of touch with reality🤥; BOE’s restrained tone on economy irks investors, Pound & UK bonds plunge💷; Google submits to €50 million fine by French authority🖥; indices, JSE@54224⬆️; DOW@25871⬆️; FTSE@6292⬆️; R/$17.31; R/£21.41; R/€19.38; Bitcoin $9297; sports front, Gary Player wins $5 million settlement in dispute with his son Marc’s company🤬; AB de Villiers included in new CSA competition as Proteas talks continue🏏; suspended CSA Chief, Thabang Moroe, fights back with army of lawyers🏏💰
So …..As we face this Global Crisis ,what real Leadership change will we embark on this coming week ?