A person can pay now and play later, or he can play now and pay later. Either way, he is going to pay.
Emotion-based companies allow the atmosphere to determine the action. Character-based companies allow the action to determine the atmosphere.
Successful leaders recognize that personal growth and the development of leadership skills are lifetime pursuits. Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus, in Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge, did a study of ninety top leaders in all fields. they found that “it is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from their followers.” They came to the conclusion that “leaders are perpetual learners.”
Great leaders are great learners and know that in order to succeed they have to constantly improve themselves. What are you doing today to improve yourself?