Leadership is undoubedly 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 28 pulse view. In essence ,We have a Global Crisis ….Time for Real Leadership in all areas of our lives !
COVID-19 overwhelms SA hospitals, WC said to have potentially hit its peak, Gauteng cases soar😷; COVID-19 cases breach 250 687 with 3860 sad deaths😱😢; premiers Alan Winde & David Makhura both test positive for COVID-19😯; modeling data reveals Gauteng death rate could triple every 2 weeks😬😲; testing accelerates as SA continues to record highest single day COVID-19 cases😳💉; loading shedding returns as winter bites🕯; ANC proposes using pensions & savings to aid economic recovery😤🙄💰; Business 4 SA outlines accelerated economic recovery plan🤞👏🏻; PIC may have to write off R6.8 bn from embattled Land Bank💰🤯; FSCA sides with businesses in battle with short term insurers over COVID-19 claims💪👊🏾; bid by SAA rescue practitioners to overturn retrenchment ruling dismissed🙄; Joburg finally passes budget, avoids administration🤔; State capture enquiry costs surge over R700 million⚖️; Truck drivers embark on national shutdown🚚🤡; Eskom overpaid Stefanutti Stocks/ABB JV by R1bn each finds new report🤬; Billions in COVID-19 tax relief taken up by businesses🤕; Chief Justice wants impeachment enquiry into Judge Hlophe⚖️; SA looks to halt scrap metal exports⚙️; UIF commissioner asserts there is no TERS backlog💸; SA’s population approaches 60 million with 2 million growth past 2 yrs🛎; Moody’s warns SA public debt could breach 100% in 2 yrs due to pandemic📈; internationally, US COVID-19 cases skyrocket, jobless claims rise 1.3 million🥴🤒; US Supreme Court rules Trump’s tax returns to be given to district attorney🤭; EU looking at blood plasma from recovered patients for COVID-19💉; surge in cases force Hong Kong schools to close again😬; Aussie halts extradition treaty with Hong Kong, infuriating China😳; US/China relations at all time lows, concerns & unpredictability🧨; Eurozone set for deeper recession in coming months📊; FED warns Virus spread could undermine US recovery💸; Brazil’s Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 🦠🤡; Facebook & Twitter block Hong Kong gov data requests🤐; banks abandon London as mass job cuts loom😱⌛️; Global economy faces a steep clamber back to health📈; UK’s Boots & John Lewis sheds 5300 jobs despite state aid😳; indices, JSE@55417⬆️; DOW@26075⬆️; FTSE@6095⬇️; R/$16.77; R/£21.22; R/€18.95; Bitcoin $9263; Sporting front, Ryder Cup postponed for a year due to virus🏌🏿♀️; global accolades for Bok captain Kolisi🏉; Sanzaar still upbeat about chance of Rugby Championship being played later this year🏆; SA Rugby faces financial ruin of COVID-19 derails Boks in 2020💰( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )
As we work through this Global Crisis ,what real Leadership change will we embark on this coming week ?