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[KINDLE] ❃ Above the Line By Urban Meyer –

Above the Line Remarkable Lessons In Leadership And Teambuilding From One Of The Greatest College Football Coaches Of Our TimeIn Only Thirteen Years As A Head Football Coach, First At Bowling Green And Then At Utah, Florida, And Ohio State, Urban Meyer Has Established Himself As One Of The Elite Coaches In The Annals Of His Sport, With Three National Championships And A Cumulative Record Of 142 Wins And Only 26 Losses But Sheer Statistics Are Not The Measure Of His True Accomplishment, Nor Do They Speak To His Own Extraordinary Learning Journey Now, In Above The Line, He Offers To Readers His Unparalleled Insights Into Leadership, Team Building And The Keys To Empowering People To Achieve Things They Might Never Have Thought Possible Despite Winning Two National Championships At Florida In Only Six Seasons, Meyer Stepped Back From The Game At The End Of The 2010 Season, Amid Health Concerns And A Growing Awareness That His Almost Maniacal Pursuit Of Perfection Was Distorting His Priorities, Distancing Him From His Family And Taking Him Away From The Reasons He Wanted To Coach In The First Place When He Returned To The Sport In 2012 As The Head Coach At Ohio State, The School He Grew Up Rooting For, Meyer Did So With A Renewed Sense Of The Deeper Purpose Of His Work And A Profound Commitment To Life Balance That Had Previously Been Lacking What Remained Constant Was His Passion For Leading, Teaching And Motivating, Forging His Football Teams Into A Cohesive Whole, Playing For One Another With Selfless Commitment And Uncommon Intensity Ohio State S 2014 Season Was In Many Ways Urban Meyer S Master Class In Leadership The World Knows How The Story Ended With The Buckeyes Capturing The Inaugural College Football Playoff Championship With A 42 20 Victory Over Oregon, With The Team S Third String Quarterback At The Helm, In Only His Third Collegiate Start Few Remember How It Began With A Bad Early Season Loss That Sent OSU Out Of The Top 20, Season Ending Injuries At The Most Important Position On The Team, And Then, Infinitely Worse, The Tragic Death Of A Teammate But This Team S Resilience Was No Accident In Above The Line, Urban Meyer Shares With Readers OSU S Groundbreaking Game Plan The Game Plan He Followed Every Day In The Buckeyes Historic 2014 Season For Creating A Culture Of Success That Engages And Inspires The People Around Them A Student Of Psychology Long Before He Became A Coach, Meyer Believes That Trust Is The Bedrock Of Great Achievements And Healthy Relationships, And Explains How To Build It, Step By Step Whether In A Team, A Family, Or A Fortune 500 Company With Trust In Place, A Deep Bond Unites Us In Common Purpose, And Cultivates What He Calls Above The Line Behavior A Learned, Empowered Response To The Challenges We Face Every Day Writing With His Customary Candor And Humility, Meyer Delivers Insights Both Practical And Profound And Applicable Far Beyond The Football Field Packed With Real Life Examples From A Storied Season, Above The Line Offers Wisdom And Inspiration For Taking Control And Turning Setbacks Into Victories From The Hardcover Edition.

[KINDLE] ❃ Above the Line  By Urban Meyer –
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • Above the Line
  • Urban Meyer
  • 04 October 2017
  • 9781101980729

    10 thoughts on “[KINDLE] ❃ Above the Line By Urban Meyer –

  1. says:

    This is than a sports memoir or leadership book It s a manifesto about core principles It s a bible on leading men My three sons are going to hear a lot of Meyerisms in the coming weeks 5 Bauers Strong

  2. says:

    As a Buckeye fan, this book was like seeing how the sausage is made And in college football, the sausage is made by a perfectionist, molded by an apparently abusive father, who drills military and fraternity themed banalities into people over and over and over The entire book, excluding excerpted play by play from th...

  3. says:

    I LOVED this book As a huge Ohio State fan, it was fun for me to kind of get an inside glimpse of what practices and mindsets are like with Urban Even if you aren t an Ohio State fan, this book is so insightful My Michigan fan basketball coach actually lent it to me It will teach you so many ideas on keeping a positive lifestyle and a good attitude It is so important to have leadership with everything we do If you want leadership, but don t quite know how to execute what you want, Urban tells us so many eye opening ideas that he does with the Ohio State football team I love that now I feel lik...

  4. says:

    This quarter I read the book Above The Line by The Ohio State University Head Football Coach, Urban Meyer The book is a nonfiction text that describes the mindset and steps needed to becoming a better leader Coach Meyer gives his take on life by sharing some of his stories and applying them to any situation that someone could come across I enjoyed reading this book because of the relatable life lessons that it entailed, and also because it was written by someone who I personally look up to The main points of the book Above The Line are that everyone is put in difficult situations in life, and the path to being successful comes from the response and ability to overcome these difficult situations This ideal is called E R O which stands for Event plus Response equals Outcome In order for people to overcome their problems, they must first accept and take responsibility for them Meyer calls this step eliminating BCD or Blame, Complain, Defend By first taking responsibility for any predicament that has affected you or the team, you have already made yourself stand out as a leader Another important leadership quality to possess that Meyer discusses is to make the people around you better as you better yourself This comes from first earning their respect, and then setting an example of the type of effort and composure needed from everyone else on the team or group being led If you do not first...

  5. says:

    Book Review During this reading cycle I read the novel Above the Line by Urban Meyer This is an autobiography about his personal and coaching career This novel was about lessons in leadership and the life and hard work from a championship season.There are 8 chapters in this novel and the first one is about the foundation The foundation is by far the most crucial part in having a good team or even being a good player The next chapter is about the R factor and Urban Meyer talks about this equation, E R O The E stands for event and the R stands for Response and that equals O which stands for outcome Urban then gives examples of how this works like when something happens and the what you do in response will determine an outcome, sometimes good or bad The chapter that I felt was the best and applied to me the most was the last one which was called The 10 80 10 principle This chapter was about the players and how there were people who worked the extra mile to achieve greatness Then there were p...

  6. says:

    I read Above The Line, by Ohio State University football coach, Urban Meyer This popular biography was published after Meyer s surprisingly successful 2014 football season I strongly believe that this story should be read by those who not only enjoy sports, but also learning how to become a better leader and creating a mentality to win The plot is based upon Urban Meyer s coaching career, mainly focusing on the year 2014 when he won a National Championship when no one thought he could do it Throughout the book, Meyer takes a very detailed style of writing and gives readers incite as to what he was thinking and what was going on at certain points within the season The theme of this biography is that leadership creates success Not only does he apply this on the football field, but Meyer discusses how important leadership can be in a workplace or any other situation where working with others is important There really is not much characterization created by Meyer, however he does discuss t...

  7. says:

    This is now my favorite book, hands down The way Urban Meyer puts his leadership and spiritual concepts together, and develops a championship caliber program is unbelievable.I felt very connected to this book, like he was talking to me I wil...

  8. says:

    How would you feel if you got to play for one of the best college football coaches in history The 2012 Ohio State Buckeyes were pleased to hear that Urban Meyer came out of retirement and would be the head coach In Urban s book Above The Line he talks about his journey of coming out of retirement to come to coach at The Ohio State University This book takes place mostly in Columbus, Ohio The book fits into the category of memoir because Urban revisits the great memories he had with his past OSU football teams I greatly enjoyed this book because I love Ohio State sports.There are three main characters in this book Urban Meyer, The Ohio State football squad, and Urban s family After winning two championships in just six years at Florida, Urban is on his way to being a very successful football coach Then Urban unexpectedly announced that he will be stepping down as coach This shocked the college football world Urban left because of his personal health, relationships, and his personal priorities In 2012, Urban accepted the head coach position at the school he grew up cheering for, Ohio State At Ohio State he preached to his players and staff to have above the line behavior in everything they do The 2014 season tested Urban greatly Quarterback JT Barrett had injured himself, so back up quarterback Cardale Jones had to mature real quick It s important to understand that success is not determined by the situations you experience, Meyer writes Success is dete...

  9. says:

    Do you believe a person can really change Well Urban Meyer believes in change He wrote a book called Above The Line This book would fit in the sports genre, it would fit into this genre because he talks about sports and the fundamentals of football pretty much throughout the whole book This book is about the way Urban Meyer believes in coaching football, but at the end of the 2010 college football season he announced that he was stepping down from his coaching job at Florida He explains in his book that he had lost himself, that he wasn t who he wanted to be as a father, husband, or a coach He also said that he has stepped down due to health problems Urban Meyer returned to coaching at Ohio State in 2012 He talks about in the book the standard he holds his players to He also talks about the leadership he teaches them and how he goes about teaching them Urban Meyer believes in above the line behavior that includes leadership, being brave, and doing what s expected of you at all times Urban Meyer talks about his experiences as a child and how his dad praised him when he got into his first fist fight for standing up for his sister Urban Meyer shares his groundbreaking game plan, the game plan followed every day in the Ohio State Buckeyes championship season, for creati...

  10. says:

    Some of the most phenomenal leadership lessons I ve ever read Don t need to be a college football fan to learn from this book.

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