1/ Prioritize self-care and work-life balance.
2/ Decouple yourself from day-to-day work.
3/ Invest in an A-team.
4/ Continuously learn and share.
5/ Manage client expectations from the beginning.
6/ Be proactive in identifying and addressing potential clients and team challenges.
7/ Work to develop a strong brand and reputation.
8/ Deliver high-quality work.
9/ Invest in technology and tools to automate and streamline ops.
10/ Audit your services for the most profitable ones and focus there.
11/ Establish clear processes and protocols to ensure efficiency and consistency.