How to create a High-Performance Leadership culture in your own organization

Emerging Leadership Academy

The Black Diamond Emerging Leadership Academy is designed for experienced leaders who currently hold management positions. The program covers the most critical topics in High-Performance Leadership based on 20+ years of management research and practice.

Program participants enhance leadership skills and learn how to create a culture of performance, trust, and accountability. Graduates of this hands-on leadership academy will inspire their teams, strengthen program outputs, and develop the next generation of leaders within their organizations.


Smart leaders realize their employees are more than a payroll expense. Employees are intelligent and resourceful people who can think, learn, and therefore, continually improve their value and ability to contribute to the organization.

Black Diamond Emerging Leaders Academy is for organizations that recognize the enormous capability of their employees and are willing to invest in their development.

The Emerging Leaders Academy Develops Leaders In The Following Critical Areas:

  1. Leadership and Accomplishing Results Through Others
  2. Self-Mastery and Emotional Intelligence
  3. Interpersonal Relationships, Communication, and Trust
  4. Teamwork and Collaboration

Why The Black Diamond Emerging Leadership Program?

DYNAMICEvery workshop is packed with action and exercises that engage the participants and bring the material to life.

COMPETENCY-BASEDParticipants come out of each workshop with skills and competencies that they can immediately use to improve their job performance.

FLEXIBILITYThe workshops are modularized so a delivery schedule can be set to minimize work disruptions and allows topics to be prioritized based on needs.

SPACED LEARNINGThe workshops are spaced over time to allow the participants to practice and master the material between sessions.

APPLICATIONEach module concludes with back-home application assignments to ensure the skills are not forgotten but utilized between sessions.

ACCOUNTABILITYThe workshops emphasize skills rather than theory. The participants are encouraged to create personal action plans and share them with management.

STATE OF THE ART MATERIALSThe participant workbooks are the best on the market today to ensure ease of use, reuse, and maximum impact.

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Program Modules

  1. Self-Mastery: Stay On Your ‘A’ Game
  2. Trust: The Game of Collaboration
  3. Face to Face: Communication
  4. Principles of High-Performance Leadership
  5. The Five Leadership Roles
  6. Practices of Empowering Leaders
  7. Empowering Others for Success
  8. Coaching Conversations
  9. Delegating for Growth
  10. Creating Teams: A Blueprint for High- Performance
  11. Conflict Resolution: The Road to Win/Win
  12. Giving and Receiving Feedback

Return on Investment: The Long Term Benefits to Your Company

As your people attend the Black Diamond Emerging Leaders Academy, they develop knowledge and skills that will significantly increase their effectiveness and ability to interact and lead others successfully. They will develop habits of success that will produce more capable and valuable employees.

They will work with and learn from leaders from other companies in the area. Best practices will be shared and discussed. Challenges will be discussed in a “mastermind” style environment.

Never before have such diverse and critically important business, interpersonal, and leadership topics been combined into a professional development series with such impact.