Most advisors don’t give leadership much thought until after they have people working for them. In fact, many advisors think incorrectly that the skills necessary to properly supervise people and manage tasks are the same as leadership. (Spoiler alert: They’re not.)

As advisory practices start to employ multiple staff, owners must add separate leadership skills to their supervisory and managerial abilities. But what leadership style is appropriate in your advisory firm? To find this out you should consider two questions: What culture does my firm have? And what leadership style will be most effective in that culture?

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