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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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First, speaking your mind is a good trait as long as it doesn’t degenerate into personal attacks on others.  Just because you think something doesn’t always mean you should say it.  We all have to exercise our own personal censor button on occasion.  What is a funny observation to you may not translate to a larger audience.  Of course, […]

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May 24th, 2018|2 Comments

As you raise your glass this weekend, please take a moment to reflect on what Monday truly means. There are currently several hundred thousand hundred troops stationed directly in harms way doing very dangerous often thankless work. We owe them and their predecessors a vast debt of gratitude.

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Leadership Thought #438 – Good People WILL Leave Your Organization

April 26th, 2018|3 Comments

If you employ people, the reality is that employees will come and go. It is extremely rare that someone will take the entire business journey with you (or that you should want them to). A good company still experiences 10-15% turnover each year. One of my old bosses once told me that "The only certainty he had was that he was there at the beginning and would be there until he sells out or hands off the reigns to someone. More than likely, just about everyone else will come and go at some point. All you can do is strive to maximize the mutual benefit of the employer-employee relationship while they are here. You want to create an environment where good people want to stay, but accept the fact they will eventually leave, often for reasons beyond your control.” At the time I thought this was a bit cynical, but I see his wisdom more clearly many years later (Note: I left).