About Fred Mercado

Fred is an experienced business executive with over 30 years of experience in the business and telecommunication industry.

A Boss Can Never Be A Leader

Being a Boss Vs Being a Leader Managers and leaders in the modern world struggle to understand why more and more, their workforce lacks motivation. Nearly a third of employees choose to leave their current roles, not because of the money, or lack of progression, but a third of the [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Education, Management|0 Comments

Community Leadership

Community Leaders: A leader will not be effective if a community can’t genuinely see and feel that its leader sincerely cares. Community Leadership is key. I believe in John Maxwell’s quote “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”. In addition to traits of [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Education, Situational|0 Comments

How Not to Kill Your Leadership Authority

Leadership Authority. Being a CEO of your own company or a leader of a department is a great achievement followed by a huge responsibility. It is not only about how well you can manage your tasks and run the business. Leadership requires excellent social skills to communicate with your employees [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Management|0 Comments

Co Leadership

Co Leadership: The Risks and Rewards   There exists a stereotypical image of a solo leader, charging ahead, making succeed-or-fail decisions, basking in the glory when things go well, as well as shouldering all the blame when their strategies fail. Success or failure rests entirely on them. More and more [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Categories: Management|0 Comments

Resume or Eulogy? What Will Be Your Legacy?

Thirty Years from Now, What Will Your Resume or Eulogy Say About You? When a young person is setting out on their career path, it’s normal for them to be focused on climbing the ladder and padding their resume with achievements. The only way to do this is through an intense [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Motivational|0 Comments

Leadership Styles of Baby Boomers & Millennials

Only two generations separate the leadership styles of Baby Boomers and Millennials. That generation gap has been enough to fundamentally shift the attitudes of the young people that are rising up to rule the world. Baby Boomers, coming out of post-war conservatism and recovery, had a pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps philosophy of achievement [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Categories: Management, Situational|0 Comments

Leadership and Influence

The Influential Leader Leadership cannot exist without some measure of influence, due to the fact that having influence is how the leading is done by leaders. This is why the most effective leaders are well aware of how to lead and do it through approaching situations in an emotional and [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Leadership and Influence

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

There is no question that we are living in a world that is fast paced and competition is growing stronger day by day. We are in a relentless business environment regardless of the niche or industry and anyone who wants to be a leader needs to be able to maintain [...]

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Situational Leadership

Situational leadership theory is just one of the types of leadership theories, leadership models and leadership styles that states that different leadership styles suit different situations. Which means that depending on the situation, you should apply a leadership style. Situation leadership theory assumes that the best action to be taken by a [...]

By | June 11th, 2016|Categories: Situational|Tags: , |Comments Off on Situational Leadership

Leadership Characteristics

The world without leaders would cease to exist. Ever since we started to keep records, leaders have guided humanity in their struggle for survival. A leader shows us a ray of light in darkness, makes our future brighter and life much simpler; he brings hope and happiness in our life. [...]

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