THRIVE Im+Powered Leader, The Competitive Edge of the Blue TIger

Guiding leaders & organizations to THRIVE with the Blue Tiger Edge.

About Us

Michelle Rios, Owner of THRIVE Im+Powered Leader
Michelle Rios, Owner and Executive Coach, THRIVE Im+Powered Leader

THRIVE! Im+Powered Leader is an exclusive leadership coaching and organizational training consultancy. Principal Michelle Rios, leadership development consultant, executive coach and human resources expert, located in the Portland, Oregon area, facilitates professional, team and organizational transformations. THRIVE works with organizations interested in positive transformation and unprecedented growth.

Michelle and her team have global experience with companies of all sizes and a wide variety of work cultures and organizational structures. THRIVE has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies and in government and nonprofit agencies. Knowing no two organizations are the same, THRIVE achieves results through personalizing solutions for each situation the client is facing.

Michelle's team is comprised of certified facilitators with more than 60 years of collective experience coaching leaders, organizations and teams in the art of effective interpersonal communication. The team offers experience supporting a wide array of businesses, such as healthcare, theater, insurance, retail, government and nonprofit organizations. With skills that include emotional intelligence training, improv, team development, strategic planning support and executive coaching, THRIVE's facilitators are poised to support your organization to peak proficiency and achieve long-lasting success.

Testimonials for THRIVE! Im+Powered Leader

  • Michelle is a fantastic executive coach. Working with her, I gained the extra confidence I needed to hone and use my inherent leadership skills much more effectively. My career has blossomed since then.

    Ann R.Managing Scientist, Brown & Caldwell
  • Michelle is a great leader and role model to work with and for. She allows people to grow and provides the leadership and guidance to achieve greatness.

    Sherry B.Business Partner Support, IM Flash Technologies
  • Michelle is an outstanding executive coach. I hired Michelle to help me reconnect with my strengths during a difficult time in my career. I can honestly say I emerged a better leader – with clear thinking and renewed commitment to my business. If you are looking for a personal or professional refueling, I highly recommend Michelle.

    Jeri AlcockCFRE, Fundraising Consultant
  • Michelle is a talented and gifted Executive Coach and trainer. She has tremendous insight and skill in working with people to help them reach their goals. She has high energy and infuses her coaching with a combination of deep connection and fun. Michelle has great integrity and I recommend her most highly.

    Dr. Marci Nemhauser Psychologist/Executive Coach
  • Before coaching it was as though I was trying to scale a mountain without any rope. With my coach (rope) I felt secure in my ability to plan my next moves more carefully and discovered new rocks to use as support for making my ascent.

    Shawn S. Intel Corporation, Project Manager

Our Solutions

  • Managers and Supervisors Set Up for Success with Everything DiSC® Management

    Managers and supervisors are most successful when they understand how to lead people with diverse work styles and priorities.

    Everything DiSC® Management program is designed to help you identify your style and how it affects your workplace relationships. You’ll then learn how to better connect and work with your employees, colleagues and supervisor.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Workplace Certification is your best resource to gain foundational knowledge and tools for facilitating Everything DiSC. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this online course gives you the flexibility of self-paced learning, paired with live-collaborative sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

Increase your confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace in your organization. This course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and the supporting research. During the live sessions, you will practice facilitating small groups and explore challenging scenarios that could arise during workshops. You’ll also learn how to keep Everything DiSC alive within your organization by creating a culture of DiSC and explore MyEverythingDiSC, the mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to Everything DiSC.

This program Includes:

  • Four modules of self-directed and live collaborative learning (each requiring three to five hours of time per week), conducted over a four week period
  • Active knowledge checks to help participants assess how well they understand the content and to improve learning and retention
  • Final Certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering Everything DiSC Workplace!

Upcoming Classes

  • January 05 – February 02, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • February 01 – March 01, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • March 09 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

This intensive in-person course provides group learning and collaborative activities to guide you in exploring all the Everything DiSC Profiles including Workplace, Management, Sales, Work of Leaders, and the Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders.

  • Experience the Everything DiSC assessment process and receive personalized profiles.
  • Deepen your expertise about the theory and research behind Everything DiSC, including how to use the research to address common questions from your participants.
  • Get a high-level overview of the tools available in the Everything DiSC facilitation materials and apply them to real-world scenarios.

Upcoming Classes

  • December 05 – December 06, 2017

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • January 23 – January 24, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • February 27 – February 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • March 27 – March 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Featured Skills

  • Executive Coaching
  • Leader Development
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Organizational Development
  • D style

    People with this style are direct. They're outspoken with their opinions and aren't afraid to be forceful.

    C style

    People with this style take a logical, systematic approach to their work and pride themselves on accuracy.

  • i style

    People with this style are bold and driven. They describe themselves as risk-takers and like to be at the center of the action.

    S style

    People with this style are gentle and accommodating. They are patient with mistakes and very considerate of feelings.

  • D style

    People with this style are direct. They're outspoken with their opinions and aren't afraid to be forceful.

    i style

    People with this style are bold and driven. They describe themselves as risk-takers and like to be at the center of the action.

  • S style

    People with this style are gentle and accommodating. They are patient with mistakes and very considerate of feelings.

    C style

    People with this style take a logical, systematic approach to their work and pride themselves on accuracy.

Credentials

  • Authorized Partner of the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team(TM)
  • Authorized Partner of Everything DiSC®
  • Authorized Partner of PXT Select(TM)
  • Member of the International Coach Federation