To most VO artists, being represented by an agent is a benchmark - a type of status symbol that lends a sense of credibility/ legitimacy to your career. But as a professional, you need to be aware that there are countless people out there that really have no business calling themselves agents and they are more than happy to take your money and run.
As a busy voice over it is easy to loose track of time and forget the important things.
Have a dedicated working space
Review your calendar weekly.
Use your free time wisely.