As an event professional, one aspect you must never let go is your integrity. You need to be that person your team, your clients, vendors, suppliers and attendees look up to.
Time-frames. Do not misread this; it clearly tracks your event timings and deadlines. You need to be very vigilant when you decide the timings of your event.
Management has its own complexities. With events, this is no different. Infact, speakers of cause will argue that there is never anything more complex than event management.