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

  • August 23 – September 23, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10 – 11:30am CET
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

    Live session each Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

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

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

With a primary purpose to increase confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace®, this course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and supporting research. Learners will gain the expertise and credentials needed to deliver Everything DiSC Workplace within their organization by completing online pre-work and two days of practical application led by Wiley's expert trainers.

In this course, learners will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC model and supporting research
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the Everything DiSC Workplace reports
  • Customize the Everything DiSC Workplace program to meet specific participant needs
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Create strategies to promote a DiSC-based culture
  • Explore MyEverythingDiSC®, a mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to the Everything DiSC product suite

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive the credential of Certified Everything DiSC Workplace facilitator.  

Upcoming Classes

  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in London
  • October 09 – October 10, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • November 13 – November 14, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • December 12 – December 13, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Copenhagen
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