Our world is changing dramatically ! For instance , leaders are moving internally to Whatsapp for real time collaboration and execution. Email is used for client’s and contacts where a trail is possibly useful. There is a focus on culture as opposed to command and control. Empowerment as opposed to obedience….

Let this sink in… here is our weekly encapsulated summary of key reality events that highlight the other market place dynamics a typical South African Executive  needs to incorporate in their agility .

SA driving regional surge in covid cases says WHO🦠; it’s not just ANC to blame for Eskom crisis asserts Mabuza🤥; DG’s might get 10yr contracts under proposed policy😬; SAA was bought for a low price confirms Takatso Consortium✈️; CR calls on international agencies to order African covid jabs💉; SASSA cash challenges means people cannot collect grants from post office🤯; LPG rollout strategy approved by cabinet👏🏼🤞; major DisChem data hack could affect up to 3.6m customers😳; Transport dept has lofty plans for rail expansion🙄🚂; IT agency points fingers over delay in mine mapping system🗺; humanitarian crisis in KZN is getting worse warns gift of the givers😢; Parliament to call for public input on public protector😤; court orders AcrelorMittal SA strikers return to work🥳⚖️; senior officials face BOSASA scrutiny after court ruling⚖️🤞; special risk insurer SASRIA looks to potentially cap total payouts😬; no flood damage vehicles will make it to sales floor vows Toyota👀; Joburg ANC delays elective conference until end May📝; SIU awaits the go ahead on 44 corruption investigations⚖️; load shedding will only stop with new generation capacity says De Ruyter💡⏳; BOSASA liquidators had authority to sell assets rules appeals court👏🏼🥳; Toyota set to gradually reopen flood damaged factory🙏; Mkhwebane challenges ConCourt’s stand on impeachment rescission order🤯; NPA pleads with treasury for R2.1bn more to add muscle to its operations⚖️💰; offloading SAA was justifiable & above board says Godongwana🤔; auditor watchdog faces R60m bill if it loses appeal in payback case😬; medical schemes regulator launched enquiry into GEMS🙄; cutting red tape will release 84% more mining investments,Indaba told🙏👌🏽;major boost for CR as ally wins in EC📝; Central Energy Fund on standby to keep jet fuel flowing at OR Tambo⛽️; minerals production lifts above R1 trillion for 1st time in SA💸; Philip Dukashe quits as Eskom’s generation head🫢; ‘complex reforms’ will have a delayed effect says CR😮‍💨; R100bn of mining investment is snarled up in red tape says mineral council🤬; Zondo inherits a dilapidated court system of dodgy phones & broken windows😱; gangs stealing underground cables plague platinum mines😤; internationally, torrid week sees market tank wiping $7 trillion in value as inflation reality hits hard📉; no end in sight for higher UK food prices📊; China to focus on job prospects for graduates👏🏼; Namibia launches sovereign wealth fund💰; EU seeks to build greater influence in Asia😬; gas prices soar as Russia imposes sanctions on European Gazprom units📈; UN human rights council holds special session on abuses in Ukraine🧨; Spanish inflation the highest in eurozone📊; Sri Lanka’s $ bonds tumble😳; Finland & Sweden set to apply for NATO membership, Russia warns both😬; North Korea fires more ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan😤💣; Hong Kong police arrest Catholic Cardinal under National security law😲; Uganda prepares to build nuclear power plant🏭; US inflation cools but remains near 40 yr highs📊; Janet Yellen says ending abortion access would be very damaging for US economy👀; Bundesbank chief says ECB should raise rates in July to curb inflation🤞📈; Russia behind crippling cyberattack ahead of invasion of Ukraine says EU🖥; Putin crackdown chased independent media & crypto into exile⏳; investors rush to bonds & deposits in China💸; rate hikes & Ukraine war poses biggest threats to US financial system says FED🏦; China’s green Belt & Road reset has grey areas🥴; Lagarde sends strongest signal yet of EU rate rise in July👀; Cuba hotel blast death toll climbs to 35😪; comeback king Lula officially launches Brazilian re election bid while taking swipe at Bolsonaro policies📝; indices, JSE@68650↗️; DOW@32196⬇️; FTSE@7418↗️; R/$16.17; R/£19.82; R/€16.83; Bitcoin $29521; Brent crude $111; sports, Liverpool quadruple at stake v Chelsea in FA cup final🏆⚽️; Aussies selected to host Rugby WC 2027🏉; England choose Brendan McCullum over Gary Kirsten as Test coach🏏; teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz stuns tennis world beating Nadal, Djokovic & Zverez🎾 ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

So now ….What to do differently this week to make our 2022 year a resounding success ?