The best leaders are not born into greatness—they work hard to become great.It’s true of leaders at every level: successful CEOs, executives, directors, managers and supervisors.

Smart leaders understand that they are never done learning, because learning is a lifelong process. They treat learning as an investment in themselves.

Here are some of the forms that investment takes:

They’re open to feedback. The best way to invest in yourself as a leader is to be open to feedback. It’s a crucial skill for anyone in a collaborative work environment, and especially for leader