Always stay hungry, always have a healthy amount of paranoia about your future business, and always delegate work that bogs you down. If you have been in business for a while, you’ll remember how hungry and motivated you were to launch your business and let everyone in town know that you were ready for the competition, right? I do.

But for some reason, the more successful you become, the more you become a victim of your own success. You begin to take new work for granted. You lose your sense of urgency to stay on top of attaining new business contacts. The business picks up, and you become busy trying to do everything—shooting, culling images, editing thousands of photos, designing books, and sending ...

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