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Welcome to Capacity Building Solutions

  • Do you often feel like it’s lonely at the top and that very few people can understand your stress and pressures?
  • Do you sometimes feel out of your depth with your leadership responsibilities?
  • Do you often feel that success in business shouldn’t be this hard to achieve?
  • Would you like to be held more accountable for the results you desire for your business/organization?
  • Would you like to accelerate your professional learning and growth?
  • Would you like to be more proactive about making positive changes in your company?
  • Are there things you’d like to do with your business and/or personal life that you cannot get to because of time and resource limitations?
  • Would you like to make better decisions that lead to better results in a more timely fashion?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then we can help!

The whole purpose of Capacity Building Solutions Inc. is to create more effective leaders who exceed even their own high expectations.  Our goal is to change the world for the better one leader at a time!  We have many ways we go about this goal including peer based learning, executive coaching, meeting facilitation, training sessions/workshops, customized assessment tools, and providing access to other helpful resources.  If you want to grow as a more effective leader, then you’ve visited the right website!

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Why Do Leadership Development Programs Fail?

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

By Glen Calderon

In January 2014, McKinsey & Company conducted a study that examines the 4 main reasons why leadership development programs fail:

1.            Not allowing for context.  Simply, leadership development training is unique.  One size does not fit all regardless of a homogenous company, management or culture.   An organization should ask why do we want this training and who is it for?  Then focus on a few detailed core topics and the corresponding expected results. 

2.            Not linking development programs to real world projects.  Clearly define expectations and then balance them with the actual work responsibilities.  Use subject matter experts and design projects that are relevant for the attendees.  If you prepare your key people for the future and make it tangible, they will be ready to lead.

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8Feb, 2018

Leadership Thought #400 – 25 Ways Leaders Get Themselves in Trouble

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Leadership isn't easy or everyone could do it. Some talented people make it look easy, but we often don't see all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to make it look this way. Most leaders struggle at some point and have to learn some difficult lessons along the way. Experience can be the best teacher if you are open to learning. I've observed the following 25 ways (in no particular order) that leaders tend to get themselves in trouble:

15Jan, 2018

Martin Luther King as A Leader

January 15th, 2018|3 Comments

Donald T. Phillips in his wonderful book, Martin Luther King on Leadership, does a nice job providing significant detail as to why Martin Luther King (MLK) was a great leader. We often focus on the rhetoric and powerful speeches that he gave, but there is so much more substance to the man than just what he had to say.

2Jan, 2018

Leadership Thought #459 – 7 Tips You Ensure You Hit Your Resolutions For The New Year

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Most of us will start the New Year with a list of goals we would like to achieve over the course of the next year. Making New Years' Resolutions has become an American pastime. Unfortunately, a majority of us will end up falling far below our initial expectations. For some reason we either lose interest, become distracted by other things, or find the goals end up requiring more than we are willing to give to get there. Over the years I've observed a much smaller number of people who actually achieve what they set out to do. From this experience, I've developed the following tips to help you become one of these lucky few: