Attitude matters. Heading home because your hours are done when your work is left undone, that is a choice. To succeed most people need to be unreasonable. Find ways to make things happen that others can't. In the climate of work-life balance it is easy to lose sight of the simple fact that is, the more you put in, the more you get out. Yes we can all work smarter but you only become the best by putting the effort in. You won't find an astronaut concerned about work-life balance
We had a saying “You can have what you want, or you can have your reasons for not having it”.