Extraordinary Leaders practice agility by prioritizing speed over perfection .Opportunities come and go quickly during a crisis, so organizations need to be ready and willing to act quickly, even if they sacrifice quality and predictability in the process.

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.

Covid-19 5th wave comes to abrupt end🦠; no need for mass monkeypox vaccine says NICD💉; Supreme Court of Appeals clears the path for Billy Downer v JZ⚖️🥳; Treasury throws up its hands over politics in collapsing municipalities🥴; SARS strike to go ahead after R500m revised offer rejected🙄; strike hit sibanye says it will honour outcome of CCMA process📝; Durban port backlog cleared says Transnet🚢; Gungubele warns that lawlessness is a ticking time bomb💣; budget cuts may mean SANDF cannot help in disaster relief efforts😬; Motsoaledi unveils steps to end long queues at home affairs🤔; state employee appears in court over Digital Vibes payments⚖️; Economist Mike Schussler dies😪; ending Joburg’s energy crisis will cost R26bn😳💸; Gordhan says no to offloading bankrupt Denel🤔; biggest solar project deals get approval from NERSA🥳👊🏻; flood hit provinces must 1st use own disaster budgets👀; KZN buckles under more flooding💦; state sticks to its guns & rejects public servants demands for 10% wage hike👏🏼🥳; refurbishing of Eskom’s Medupi to start in June🏭; borer beetle could wipe out 25% of SA’s urban trees🪵; power & water get lions share of Joburg R77bn budget💸; SARB’s new toolkit will help protect depositors in failing banks💰; AG says real time audits will keep track of disaster relief funds🤥; SA needs $250bn to kick its coal habit💸🏭; Mendoe Ntswahlana named Chief Procurement Officer👀; gov yet to announce further relief as sharp fuel price increase looms⛽️; internationally, Russian forces close in on key cities in Eastern Ukraine🧨; Turkey in talks with Russia/Ukraine to open Bosphorus corridor for grain exports🌾; Shanghai to cautiously creep out of Covid lockdown🤞; IMF to release $900m to Pakistan if fuel subsidies are scraped💸; Texas gunman wrote online post before killing 19 kids & 2 adults at prep school🤬🤯; most FED officials support 0.50% rate increases for June & July, show minutes📈; China’s economy faring worse than 2020 warns Premier😳; US ends Russia debt payment exemption💸; Nigeria hikes benchmark interest rate for 1st time in 6yrs📈; surging crypto donations boost US abortion rights groups💣; most Ukrainians rule out any territorial concessions to end war😬; red tape hinders export of Indonesian palm oil😤; Russia’s central bank slashes rates by 3% again📉; Biden says US policy in Taiwan remains unchanged🫣; Monkeypox outbreak is not normal but controllable says WHO😬; FED chief Jerome Powell sworn in for 2nd term👏🏼🤞; Russia eases capital controls as Rouble continues to surge💰; Davos Forum interest muted amid pandemic, inflation & war😲; BoJo braces for more “partygate” flak amid cost of living alert😵‍💫; French debt back in focus as gov gets back to work🤔; Germany in talks with Senegal on gas project says Scholz👀; Iranian Revolutionary Guard colonel assassinated in Tehran🧨; Russian & Chinese jets fly over Sea of Japan during Quad meeting💣; Invasion of Ukraine a global issue warns Biden⏳; indices, JSE@70485⬆️; DOW@33212⬆️; FTSE@7585⬆️; R/$15.62; R/£19.57; R/€16.75; Bitcoin $28731; Brent crude $115; sports, all eyes on Stade de France as Real Madrid v Liverpool for Champions League glory⚽️🏆; F1 circus heads to Monaco🏎; Maritzburg teenager Matt Sates sizzles in Barcelona pool with 2nd gold🏊‍♀️; David Miller blasts Gujarat Titans into IPL final🏏; SA paraglider makes 1st legal flight off Everest🪂 ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla )

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