No matter what you call it, the principle of trading off doing what’s hard NOW to reap the benefits of something easier down the road is stated over and over . Maxwell says it like this: Pay Now, Play Later. Because if you don’t, you’ll Play Now and Pay Later. And the “Pay Later” is a much BIGGER pay than paying now...
Developing the Leader Within You 2.0, by John Maxwell
My book Adulting Like a Boss
Take the Stairs, by Rory Vaden