Women tend to be naturally suited to financial advisor careers, recruiter Mindy Diamond told an audience at the Women Advisors Forum in Boston today. But the same things that make them great advisors also tend to hinder them in terms of their own career growth, she cautioned: “Women tend to be so dedicated to clients and working in the business that they forget to work on the business.”

Kicking off a day of panels aimed at female financial advisors, Diamond told the audience five key mistakes to avoid -- and offered some better strategic alternatives.

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