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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Leadership Thought #493 – All Waves Come Crashing to Shore

April 25th, 2019|0 Comments

We have experienced a very good run in business over the past decade or so. After experiencing a difficult recession, our economy roared back to life. Many of us have not only regained but grown our personal wealth as a result. It has been fun to participate in this Bull Market. Business conversations are much less strained when the biggest concerns you have are around managing your growth and not having enough employees. However, all business cycles have peaks and valleys. Anything that goes up will eventually come down (or at least slow down considerably). All waves do come crashing to shore even the beautiful powerful ones.

It’s important when times are good not to take this for granted. When the wave is cresting, ride it. Use this as an opportunity to pay down debt, make strategic investments, enhance margins and increase cash reserves. […]

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13Apr, 2019

Leadership Thought #348 – Do You Know What Truly Makes You Happy?

April 13th, 2019|1 Comment

There are quite a few people out there who claim to know what will make us happy. I am always a bit suspect of accepting general answers to mostly subjective questions. One person's happiness can be another person's obligation or chore. My contention is that most people don't spend enough time truly trying to get in touch with themselves as individuals and what honestly makes them happy. In fact, we often feel a bit sheepish or odd when we don't follow a conventional formula for happiness. There is this overriding sense that it is better to fit in than be different - which is nonsense and direct pathway to personal malaise and/or unhappiness.

2Apr, 2019

Leadership Thought #425 – 10 Ways To Ensure Your Business Success As A Leader

April 2nd, 2019|3 Comments

Leadership isn't rocket science. Creating the conditions for business success is actually pretty basic: be clear about where you are going and why; define what success looks like and track performance; make sure all of your key people on the same page; don't "wing it" when it comes to important decisions; ensure that every single employee knows how they fit in the big picture and what they are supposed to be doing; create a process for providing on-going performance feedback; hold people accountable for results (including yourself); be careful about who you hire and put in supervisory roles; provide extensive training and support; never stop communicating with your customers; and make sure everyone shares in the success of the business but also feels the pinch of nonperformance.