How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Brad Amos, co-founder and managing director of digital agency Helium.
Current gig: Founding Partner / Managing Director Helium
Current mobile device: iPhone Xs
Current computer: MacBook Pro
One word that best describes how you work: Purposeful
What apps/software/tools can't you live without?
Laptop, Outlook, Wunderlist, Password Manager tool.
What social network do you find the most useful?
LinkedIn for business and Instagram for personal.
What were the most important lessons you learned while growing your business?
People first, technology second.
What has been the most surprising part of your business journey?
The support we’ve been given by everyone from friends and family, former colleagues and even at time from competitor agencies that believe helping out peers is good for the industry.
What everyday thing are you better at than anyone else?
Finding bugs in websites...it’s an every day thing when you do what I do.
What's your sleep routine like?
Early to bed early to rise. Photographing the sunrise is a great way to start the day
What advice would you offer to other businesses on how to succeed?
Work your ass off, listen to your gut instinct, ask for advice and choose what is right for you and your business.