8 Ways Leaders Destroy Firms

Smug boss wearing crown, with figures of his subordinatesAnd 3 ways to stop them.

By August Aquila
Creating the Effective Partnership

Many accountants could add to this list.

MORE ON LEADERSHIP: The 4 Best Ways to Use Your Senior Partners | How to Tell a Culture Change Is Due | Today’s Top Six Partner Compensation Trends | 11 Steps to Building a Better Partnership Team | Why Your Firm Should Be a Republic | 8 Financial Ducks to Line Up Now | Partnership Is About Persuasion | 6 Things Leaders Must Do | It’s Not Always about Money: 16 Tweaks for Your Comp System | How to Build a Growth-Centric Pricing Strategy | How to Combine Two Firms after Merger: Carefully

But here are some of the surefire signs that a firm has weak leadership driving the firm toward implosion: