As we enter week 35 of our calendar year our key challenge remains Agile Leadership .Now ,more than ever there is a need for BOLD Leadership . Making informed decisions is more crucial than ever  in leading organisations to greatness.  Leadership Pulse is a capsule of last’s week’s unfolding dynamics ….a great way to prepare your plans for week  ahead

Covid 4.0 vaccine drive revs into gear as 18-35’s flock for jabs💉🥳; alert level 3 to continue as 3rd wave refuses to decline says Joe Phaala🦠; more than 700 private pharmacies now vaccinating walk ins💉👏🏻; cases @2 666 964, jabs@10 431 124, sad deaths @78 983🦠💉😥; EU says plan to use Aspen plant in SA to juggle vaccines is temporary🤔; Mapisa-Nqakula elected speaker of parliament🙄; Treasury steps in to calm raging debate over social safety net😳💰; state proposes mandatory pension & insurance savings in new social security fund👀💰; public enterprises aims at strict vetting of SOE appointments🥴; RAF legal fees & payouts to be overhauled🙄; Treasury in bid to stamp out widespread abuse of employment tax incentives💸😲; police committee sets ball rolling for probe into unrest⚖️🤐; Nersa pledges to modernise & speed up processes💡🤭; Transnet’s mayday call to private sector to save ports signals reform momentum🚢🤞🥳; pandemic hits the cash flow of both ANC & DA😮‍💨; ageing infrastructure among pressing challenges facing new JHB mayor🏗😬; Richards bay coal terminal hit by power outage💡; JZ undergoes surgery🏥😤; internationally, Japans hospitals panic at Covid surge, denies Olympics were trigger🏨😬💉; strict quarantine rules threaten Hong Kong’s standing as finance hub🥴🦠; Taliban seize control of Kabul as Afghanistan descends into chaos🤯; California runs out of firefighters as US blazes like never before🔥; Covid-19 vaccines found to be less effective against Delta variant😳🦠💉; Chinese port congestion worsens after Ningbo’s Covid closure👀; NZ locks down after 10 new cases🦠😤🤭; France orders evacuations as wildfires near St Tropez🔥; India relaxes rules in boost for banks lucrative forex trade💰; US retail sales drop as inflation crimps spending📉; China recovery falters as factory output & retail sales slow📊; Buhari signs law to reform Nigerian oil sector🛢; stunning electoral win for Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema👏🏻; Canada’s Trudeau gambles by calling pivotal snap elections🤔; UK data suggests its slowly emerging from latest Covid wave🦠🤞; indices, JSE@66011⬇️; DOW@35120⬇️; FTSE@7061⬇️; R/$15.29; R/£20.83; R/€17.89; Bitcoin $48957; sports, Rugby Championship in turmoil as Aus & NZ enter lockdown🏉🏆; Bokke to tackle Argentina Saturday 🏉; SA athletes in the medals at world U20 champs🏅🏃‍♀️ ; Gary Players wife loses cancer battle😪; Proteas to open T20 World Cup campaign against Aussies🏏(Thanks to Dan Thomalla)

One of my Leadership Guru’s , Ichak Adizes ,often poses this question ….What to do ?  As Leaders then ……what real Leadership initiative will we embark on this coming week to drive our organisations into better places ?