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5 Signs a Business Is Being Poorly Managed

Are you considering investing in a new company? Evaluate its leadership with these five factors first.
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Ideally, every business's success would be so simple that anyone could run it -- even an untalented person. Unfortunately, though, many businesses cannot withstand the leadership of an unqualified or untalented person, and, if a business is lucky enough to achieve longevity, odds are that someone unqualified or untalented will run it eventually.

But, how can you, as an investor, identify when a business is being run by one of those untalented people? More importantly, how can you spot when a business is being run by an untrustworthy person? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town breaks down five signs of bad leadership you need to consider before investing in a new company.

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Related: 4 Ways to Avoid Crucial Money Mistakes and Save for Retirement

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