This paper will delve into the significance of empowering teams. Students will explore the advantages and challenges of this process as well as effective strategies for empowering high-performing teams. This will include a closer look at approaches to leadership as it relates to this empowerment process. The most effective leaders are able to embrace this as a slow and careful process of allowing team members to develop and become more empowered. This module will conclude with an exploration of strategies for sustaining the high-performing team.