From the high ground you are at an advantage. Your vantage point allows you to see everything else with clarity. When you hold the high position, you proceed with ease. From all other places it is an uphill battle.
Here's a great article on motivating your workplace or team even if you do not like football. Alabama's football team are contenders for the national title year in and year out. Coach Moawad recognizes the importance of a mental as well as physical edge. Releasing your team's ability to communicate is surprisingly important. Stop telling your team and start teaching them.