Working with accurate color in a creative workflow is extremely crucial, it saves time and resources. Although sometimes re-edit is inevitable, it is always great to have the color looking as close as possible to the final product. This way the re-adjustments will be minor or go away altogether.
Becoming a workflow, editing and color management expert. This includes being able to work with world-leading brands in creative workflow and help educate their customers in the process.
I have a background in computer engineering, talk about an intersection with technology and liberal arts. I love purple!
Learn composition, lighting and other rules in photography, know them by heart, so that you can break the rules with good justification! And whatever you do, calibrate your display!