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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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Leadership Thought #403 – What Makes A Great President

July 31st, 2018|2 Comments

In less than two months we will have a presidential election here in the United States. Billions of dollars have been spent trying to influence voters to lean one way or another. Interestingly enough a majority of people will simply vote their party line and put very little effort into understanding the position of the other candidate or their leadership abilities. As a result, a comparatively small number of swing voters in an equally small number of states will end up deterring the final outcome. As someone who certainly has a strong sense of party loyalty but has crossed party lines on many occasions this has always frustrated me. No one party has the market cornered on good ideas or is the sole wellspring of capable leaders - the history of our nation has proven this. I have spent considerable time studying leadership and observing leaders. I also enjoy reading about the presidency and the 43 occupants of the oval office. In my humble opinion, the most successful presidents have exhibited the following traits:

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14Jul, 2018

Leadership Thought #367 – Be Authentic and Honest In Your Communication

July 14th, 2018|0 Comments

I find that most of us tend to avoid the emotionally difficult or awkward conversation. Instead of addressing an issue head on, we "beat around the bush" or try and avoid the issue altogether. This puts the onus on the other person to become a verbal detective and/or force the issue. This isn't fair to them or us. Moreover, I find that most of these types of exchanges devolve into a passive-aggressive dynamic which is unhealthy for the relationship. You ever notice that avoidance never works - it just delays the inevitable. In matters of importance to you or someone else, when you don't say what you truly mean (or feel) this is the textbook definition of be inauthentic as fellow human being.

4Jul, 2018

The Courage Of Our Founding Fathers

July 4th, 2018|4 Comments

As we get set to celebrate another Independence Day here in the United States, we should rightfully pay tribute the obvious courage that had to be exhibited by our Founding Fathers 236 years ago. Many of these men had much to lose and only marginal personal benefits to gain by signing the Declaration of Independence. They were already part of the established social and economic order and for the most part were beneficiaries of the existing system. In fact, although we often hear about the select few who rose to historical prominence, most of the others suffered great personal hardship as a result of their decision.