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) .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 27 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !

COVID-19 Cases rocket😳, Gauteng now epicenter as cases climb rapidly, WC expects flatter curve for longer😷; Gauteng faces economic dilemma, considers area specific lockdowns🤯; CIPLA to bring in Covid-19 drug Remdesivir at R5600 for 5 day course💉; Joburg could be placed under administration after missed budget deadline⏳; treasury vows no more SAA bailouts, sets up collision course with Gordhan & ANC💰✈️; Nersa wants to overhaul its outdated tariff modeling💡; UIF to test June application system with a few employers💸; Solidarity shoots down SAA rescue plans🛩; ConCourt to hear Mkhwebane’s challenge in 2 separate matters⚖️; Courts rule with state in 3 cases challenging lockdown legislation⚙️; ANC reinstates Limpopo officials implicated in VBS saga😱; New vehicle sales in sorry state despite June pickup🚗; insurers face court action over unpaid COVID-19 claims💸; PRASA resumes limited rail services in 3 provinces🚂; Telkom launches YEP! App to help grow small businesses📞; parliament re-establishes adhoc committee on land reform🏡; SA needs to have a serious conversation as to what’s needed to stamp out corruption asserts Batoyi💣; Justice system addressing court backlogs says Lamola🤞; inaction over Prasa looting baffles Zondo commission😤; a million workers await COVID-19 relief😥; unions effectively set SAA on course for liquidation👀; restaurants bewildered by booze ban, taking Patel to court⚖️; court reserves judgment on SAA retrenchment decision appeal🧨; Transnet brings staff from Durban in bid to tackle CT port paralysis🚢; economists urge MP’s to reject Tito’s budget, claim more must be spent on recovery plans💰; Q1 construction activity plummets🏗; private sector business conditions improved in June📈; internationally, Global COVID-19 deaths near 500 000😬; US infections skyrocket as economy opens further, Trump hails economic recovery😳; Brexit trade talks mired in acrimony🤥; Macron asks entire French Government to resign in bid for fresh start🥴; US actions on Hong Kong could derail China trade deal🤕; AU says Africa lost $55 bn in tourism during lockdowns💰💰; Russians tell Putin he can rule until 2036🙄; FED weighs providing great clarity on rates to calm investors🤔; China warns G4 swine flu strain found in pigs🤭; Argentinian economic activity sees record fall in April🥶; Hong Kong arrests begin as new security laws kick in🤬; UK economy shrinks most in 40 yrs😫; defection of white seniors is worrying sign for Trump re-election campaign🤐; Zim stock market suspends trading 😤; COVID-19 making global companies reconsider underperforming brands😲; India banks TikTok & WeChat over border dispute😯; trade limits remain across the globe says WTO😳; indices, JSE@54521⬆️; DOW@25827⬆️; FTSE@6157⬇️; R/$17.04; R/£21.25; R/€19.16; Bitcoin $9104; sports front, proteas high performance squad to start training🏏; Chilliboy Ralepelle in doping scandal, claims foul play🏉; Mercedes GP change to black cars in antiracism stand👏🏻🏎; SA’s Dylan Frittelli tests positive for COVID-19🏌️‍♂️; more than half of Tokyo residents against 2021 Olympics🤾‍♂️ ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

As we work through this Global Crisis ,what real Leadership change will we embark on this coming week ?