SME's, Partnerships, Licensing, Developments are all very fine and commendable, but like all business they need to be efficient and stable.
Here are a few free tools that I have found very useful over the years.
As a starter remember this fundamental:
Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity.
This SMART Tool should be applied at the start of any project
Timely (this is the step that is so often fudged. Determine the real length of time needed at the beginning and rigorously keep to it.)
Using your time wisely is also crucial.
Each day, plan to do all your urgent and important "A" tasks first,
Then as may "B" tasks as time will allow.
are such items as putting the fire out in your waste paper bin, medical emergencies, time critical reports and events. "B" items left over from last review.
Strategic planning, goal setting, working toward goals, research, building relationships, preventative activities.
These should be delegated wherever possible: Other peoples problems and questions, interruptions, failing to delegate time consuming but fun tasks, non critical meetings.
Trash them, automate them out of your system: Unwanted emails, phone calls, video games, social media, web surfing.
I have found that getting into a routine of planning the next days activity just before shutting up the 'office' is the most productive way of working.
This little pad is what I use:
Finally, but probably remember your customers. everything you do should be geared to satisfying their needs and continually improving every part of your business.