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High Performance Leadership Program

Next Cohorts starts September 15, 2021

An intense leadership development program that will transform key players into strong leaders.

Presented by StrongLead, LLC

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"StrongLead has had a profound impact on me as a leader."

— Dr. Aron Gabriel, Superintendent of Newton-Conover Schools

"The training from StrongLead helps you discover your true identity as a leader."

Marcus Houston, LEE Industries

What does it mean to be a leader? 

Some leaders simply fill a role -- they carry the title of leader and they do "okay" when it comes to creating desired results. 

Meanwhile, others are strong leaders -- they are skilled and capable at bringing out the very best from those they lead. Strong leaders are confident, capable, and bring a sense of servanthood to their leadership.

Company growth creates stress on the leaders, and the stress is felt most painfully at the top. When you develop your role leaders into strong leaders, your company can grow without burning you out. 

What are your company's leadership struggles?

  • You're not sure your leadership bench is deep enough to support future growth
  • Decisions and problems are flowing up to you and bogging you down
  • You're relying too much on people's natural talent versus developing them
  • Your best leaders are getting burned out 
  • You've promoted key contributors into leadership roles, but experience is your only real strategy for growing your leaders 

The HPL program at a glance:

  • Limited to 22 participants so you benefit from a group setting without getting lost in the crowd
  • Monthly training sessions focused on proven leadership principles and practices 
  • Monthly one-on-one coaching sessions with a seasoned executive coach who help you make immediate practical application
  • Learning alongside leadership peers from throughout the community
  • Holistic program designed to go deeper than behaviors to address identity, values, and balance
  • Accountability to help ensure new awareness gets translated into practical action


Clarify and grow confident in who you are


Exercise the disciplines needed to lead at the next level


Recognize who surrounds and best sustains you


Unlock and unleash intentional influence


Have impact beyond you and your organization to benefit your family and community

How will your company benefit?

Transforming a key player into a strong leader creates a cascade of positive results throughout the company and generates long-term wins, including:




  • Greater engagement and motivation
  • Improved retention
  • Less unhealthy conflict
  • Reduced stress on owners and top level leaders
  • Increased team performance
  • Greater innovation
  • Expanded resiliency

The HPL program will level up your leadership.

The peope you work with will notice a difference in you as a leader and you'll be a better leader in all areas of life.

Cassia Dowdy, HR Director for Design Foundry

The HPL program is an investment that produces an astounding return.

You'll grow in confidence, you'll grow in effectiveness, and your team performance will grow as a result of your improved leadership.

Cameron Annas, CEO of Granite Insurance

I learned the core values that are specific to my purpose.

And even though I am not currently in a management position, I learned how I can be a leader in the role I'm in.

Danielle Clark, Vanguard Furniture

About StrongLead, LLC

StrongLead, LLC is a leadership consulting and coaching business located in Hickory, NC. Founded in 2008, the company has grown through the vision of its founder, Bruce Schronce. 

The vision of StrongLead is to grow and develop strong leaders in business and beyond. Why? Because when a leader is strong at work, he or she is also strong in the home, the community, and everywhere that matters. Strong leaders help create and nurture a strong community, which helps everybody flourish.

To learn more about StrongLead, visit our main website at

Program Leadership

Trainer: Chad Hall, MCC

Chad is Partner/Owner of StrongLead who has 20+ years experience working with leaders, including as a leadership coach for business intelligence company SAS.

Chad is a Master Certified Coach and a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne, Duke University, and Princeton Seminary. He earned his doctorate in the field of positive psychology.

Co Trainer: Vicki Murray

Vicki is the Executive Director at Safe Harbor where she leads a team of leaders who have helped Safe Harbor become the area's most respected non-profit organization.

Vicki has been a business owner/leader and is a sought after speaker and trainer who encourages growth in everyone she meets.


Each cohort is limited to 22 leaders

Next Cohort begins September 15, 2021

  • Wednesdays 8:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Third Wednesday/month through April 2022
  • Location: Lake Hickory Country Club
  • Cost: $2995/person (or 7 monthly payments of $475)
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Have questions? Click below to schedule a time to learn more and to discuss who in your company would most benefit from HPL program.