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

COVID-19 fallout continues, uncertainty, failures, political disconnect with reality😷; weekly death tolls falls 1st time in 3 mths, SA 545 476 positive cases, 394 769 recoveries, sadly 9 909 deaths😪;Treasury moves to plug corrupt COVID procurement processes🤞🤔; ANC to review manners in which family members do business with state🤥; CR orders gov to provide details of Covid-19 tenders🙄; Cosatu threatens to pull support for feeble CR administration😲; scientists say its time to reconsider booze ban🤔; Eskom to sue Molefe, Koko, Ngubane & others👏🏻👌🏽💰; parliament shortlists 8 candidates for auditor-general post🤞; court orders Denel to pay salary’s for May & June👀; WC premier & MEC’s all get clean lifestyle Audits👏🏻💫; State security agency to start lifestyle Audits in Gauteng amid PPE scandals👀🙏; SAA stalls again as funding battle continues✈️; SA cities financial management in decline shows new report😤; Mkhwebane to spend next 2 mths fighting for survival in courts⚖️; ANC NEC calls for new scorpions like agency⛓🚔👏🏻; SA citrus industry gains US market share👊🏾; cabinet to send dagga bill to parliament🌱🚬; JZ denied leave to appeal Hanekom defamation ruling💪; tobacco producers plead for ban to be lifted🚬; PIC appoints Sholto Dolamo acting CIO👀💰; internationally, Trump tweet sends shockwaves through markets as he moves to ban TikTok & WeChat in US😱🤡; COVID resurgence slows US jobs growth in July📉; Trump threatens executive order amid further stimulus talks stalemate😫; gigantic Beirut explosion kills 154, displaces thousands, estimated costs $15 bn🤯; fear over vaccine rises as race to develop COVID-19 shot gains pace😳😷; no plans yet to use negative interest rates says BOE💷🤔; Melbourne enters 6 week hard lockdown as cases rise🥶🤭; Japanese cases soar as Abe’s support wanes 🦠 ; Spanish King Juan Carlos flees Spain amid mass fraud & corruption scandal totaling €100 mil🤬; Argentina & creditors reach agreement on $65 bn debt restructure💰💰; NASA astronauts safely splash down in SpaceX dragon capsule💪🚀; WTO’s new Chief to face wreckage of Trumps “America 1st” onslaught🤒; lack of lockdown did very little to help Sweden escape COVID chaos 🦠 🤐; COVID-19 a huge threat to African wildlife tourism🐘; Biden’s campaign outspends Trump in ad campaign trail🛎💸; Pope appoints 6 women to assist with Vatican financial oversight👌🏽🤙; surge in cases threatens EU tourism recovery🏖; indices, JSE@56757⬆️; DOW@27433⬆️; FTSE@6032⬆️; R/$17.62; R/£22.99; R/€20.75; bitcoin $11580; sports front, Aus to stage delayed T20 World Cup in 2022🏏🏆; SA rugby aiming for mid sept return🏉; UEFA discussing allowing fans back into stadiums⚽️; talking of a clique at SA cricket is unfair cautions Smith🏏 ( Thanks to dan Thomalla )

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