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

COVID-19 conundrum continues, mixed messages, PPE tender scandals, new infection spikes, 2nd wave fears😷; SA infections rise to 493 183, recoveries @326 171, sadly 8005  deaths😰; WHO warns SA against neglecting non-Covid health services🤒; WC cases peak with room to spare🤞; De Lille suspends public works DG over irregular contracts🤬; treasury considers centralizing PPE procurement processes👌🏽🙏; Nehawu threatens to shut SA down over lack of PPE😤; SAA rescue plan get R10 bn green light😩✈️; Tshwane administrators bow to union pressure in 6.25% wage deal🤯; tobacco lobby group looks to Supreme Court of Appeals to challenge ban🚬; taverns want nearly R700 million from gov🙄; IMF believes gov is committed to transparency as R70 bn loan received🤥; CR fires up NPA/Zondo commission collaboration⚖️; treasury says NO to raft of Covid-19 tax relief proposals👋👌🏽; insurance sector to pay business interruption claims👀💰; Eskom to cancel R14 bn contract amid irregularities👊🏾🥳👏🏻; SA public servants very well paid says OECD🤭; alcohol ban a bloodbath for workers in wine industry😬; over regulation stifling auto industry warns RMI Chief🚘; eased restrictions bring slight relief to tourism & hospitality sector🏖; internationally, Trump hints at postponing US elections, markets weary of such uncertainty & could get “ugly” if election results contested as Biden’s lead widens👀🙄🤡; US Q2 annualized economy shrinks 33%, steepest drop since 1947😬📉; Mexico’s economy plunges 18.2% in Q2📉; FED warns COVID-19 poses considerable risk to US recovery 🦠 ; US details plans on withdrawing 12 000 troops from Germany😳; Spain battles to save tourism as new infections soar😱; Australia offers a glimpse into what lies ahead for US & EU as winter approaches & 2nd wave cases skyrocket😷🤒; Countries worldwide impose new restrictions as 2nd wave threatens😫; ECB suggests banks extend dividend ban💸; Turkey spends billions to support tanking lira🧨; Zim signs compensation deal with white farmers💰; Hong Kong arrests over social media posts spark clampdown fears, elections postponed for a year🤯🤡; rise in coastal flooding could cost the world 20% of GDP☔️🌊; indices, JSE@55721⬆️; DOW@26428⬇️; FTSE@5896⬇️; R/$17.01; R/£22.33; R/€20.11; bitcoin $11421; sports front, NY lawyer bids for majority stake in Stormers franchise🏉; CT sevens 2020 called off🏉🏆; F1 avoids America’s but adds 3 more races to EU season🏎;

( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

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