5 Leadership Lessons: Leading Above the Line Leading Blog November 2, 2015 Leaders build trust, set clear standards, and then equip and inspire people to meet that standard. Read here an excellent book review of Coach Urban Meyer’s new book, Above the Line: Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season. Here’s a quick look at the 5 lessons: Winning behavior will not thrive in a culture that does not support it. If your habits don’t reflect your dreams and goals, you can either change your habits or change your dreams and goals. Do whatever you can to reinforce someone’s confidence by helping him to achieve small victories. When things aren’t going right, the most important thing you can do is slow down, go deep, and figure out why. You can’t lead people to a place that you are not going to as well. If it isn’t happening in you, it won’t happen through you.