In their challenge to drive agility as part of being an Extraordinary Leaders ,they prioritise flexibility over planning ! In these times of dynamic change a strategic plan can easily become an anchor that locks an organization onto a path that is no longer relevant.
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.
Judge Zondo not yet delivered final State Capture report says presidency📝👀; CR pledges to intensify removal of red tape in economy🙏; energy transition held back by lack of mining investments says PWC report🤯; SA running out of time to avoid money laundering greylistings😤; Ministers move to ease N3 blockade that has cost economy R300m🤞; Mantashe suggests buying cheap Russian crude😳🛢; aspirant dr’s in limbo over community service placements🙄; water rationing in some parts of Durban amid slow flood damage repairs😬; child mental health services in crisis warns institute😢; huge fuel hike in store for July⛽️; PIC plans to ramp up its unlisted investment portfolio to 25%🤔👀; SASRIA issues 10 day deadline for July riot claims💸; 4-in-1 therapy for HIV treatment approved for children💉; NHI will be implemented incrementally says Minister Phaahla🏨; Mkhwebane sends CR ultimatum to reverse her suspension or face legal action🤡; season of discontent as Gauteng murder rate up by 45.2%😱; World Bank approves $480m loan to help SA fight covid-19💰🦠; Comair flies into liquidation with R3.5bn assets✈️; Kenyan green energy drive offers lessons for SA’s “just transition”💡; Eskom offers workers up to 5.3% in wage increases💸; Motsepe plans to boost clean power generation 7-fold👏🏼; Auditor General decries lack of accountability in municipal audits🤬; SA gov to oppose bail for Gupta brothers⚖️; Karpowership blames Eskom anti graft clause for stalling projects🤔; SA electricity demand still below pre pandemic levels💡; CR asserts that nothing was suspect with timing of Mkhwebane’s suspension; internationally, FED raises rates 0.75%, most since 1994 in fight against inflation📈; Russia throttles gas flow to Europe as leaders visit Ukraine🧨; Aussie energy regulator steps in to keep the lights on💡; UK migrant flight to Rwanda grounded as European Court steps in⚖️; Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland will push ahead with independence vote🗳; US producer prices rise as inflation pressure builds📊; EU seeks closer energy ties with Israel to cut reliance on Russia🛢; Hong Kong rewrites school textbooks😲; South Korean truckers strike disrupts global chip supply chain😬; UK publishes master plan to scrap bulk of Northern Ireland Brexit rules🤬; Macron races to convince French voters to give him outright majority🗳; millions face covid-19 testing after outbreak traced to Beijing 24hr bar🦠; China warns it will “fight to the end” over Taiwan while pledging peace💣; rising demand drives record high US fuel prices⛽️; US FDA authorises covid vaccines for under 5’s💉😳; Columbia’s presidential elections dividing generations😤; EU expected to back Ukraine membership👏🏼; indices, JSE@65390⬇️; DOW@29927⬇️; FTSE@7016⬇️; R/$16.03; R/£19.59; R/€16.83; Bitcoin $20406; Brent crude $113; sports, all eyes on CT stadium as Stormers v Bulls in URC finale🏆🏉; no major changes needed to Kyalami circuit says F1 CEO🏎; Simbine reaches podium at Oslo Diamond League 🏃♂️; Proteas v India T20 down to the wire at 2-2 with 1 to play🏏; SA’s Daryl Impey wins stage 4 in Tour of Switzerland🚴; IPL cricket media rights sold for $6.2bn🏏💸 ( Thanks to Dan Thomalla
So now ….What to do differently this week to make YOUR 2022 year a resounding success?