Thought Revolution

Thought Revolution

www.impactconsultancy.org
Thought Revolution delivers leadership insights for anyone committed to bringing purpose to life… and work. This show is for leaders who want to learn how to lead and manage in a way that expands your impact and influence. Learn from Chris Anibarro, founder of Impact Consultancy (www.impactconsultancy.org) and sought after consultant to a growing number of leaders and organizations. In each episode, Chris shares his biggest “a-ha moments” and thought-provoking management concepts designed to free up your time, your team’s capacity, and your ability to create impact in the world.


4 Elements that Build Resilient Leadership
Apr 16, 2019 • 34 min
We cannot necessarily change our environment, but we do have the power to shift our response to that environment by building resilience. In this episode, I had a lot of fun talking to Tracey Grove, author of the book, “Taming the Sabertooth: Resilient…
Building Trust Through Daily Leadership Process
Apr 9, 2019 • 12 min
Every service that gets delivered comes down to the management of one thing: people’s commitment to each other. Commitment-management is the ONLY thing that can be managed. The foundation of commitment is trust. And the best way to develop trust is by…
Tackling Resistance and Apathy for Change
Mar 26, 2019 • 29 min
The two biggest factors that can stop a change initiative in its tracks are resistance and apathy. So how do we begin to surface what people are fearing so we can address it? In this episode, we talk about how to create a shared urgency in a way that…
Engagement and Change
Mar 19, 2019 • 30 min
We all fall on a spectrum in terms of how we deal with change. Some of us are ready to jump in… others wait for evidence… and a few will NEVER go along with it. It turns out our patterns with change AND engagement can mirror each other. This episode…
You Can’t Achieve Team Goals Without THIS
Mar 12, 2019 • 18 min
In order to intentionally and reliably scale culture, you need structure. It doesn’t matter if you’re scaling a “coaching culture” to a team of 10 people, you still need a “coaching structure” for those people to engage in a reliable experience……
Building a Resilient Mindset
Mar 5, 2019 • 25 min
The connection between your leadership and your ability to drive your team’s culture can be linked to your resilience. All of us have patterns of behavior that people respond to… we train others how to interact with us. Some patterns sabotage our ability…
43: Daily Experiments
Feb 26, 2019 • 17 min
Want to run rapid tests of change but don’t know how? Chris shares his process for experimentation. By the end of this podcast you’ll know exactly how to run 3 types of experiments in the workplace. Here are some of the frameworks Chris introduces: - How…
42: 56 Coaching Questions That Will Grow Your Team
Feb 19, 2019 • 28 min
Most leaders want to coach their teams but they often lack time and practice. Today we introduce a coaching model to help get you started. GROW is a widely used coaching model that provides a solid structure to learn how to be coach. GROW is an acronym…
41: 5 Keys To Empathetic Leadership
Feb 12, 2019 • 36 min
Many people think leadership is about rank, power and privilege. Patricia Bravo offers a different point of view. She believes that true leadership is the willingness to place others’ needs above your own. On a deep level, we need to feel that we and our…
40: What New Leaders Need to Master to Succeed
Feb 5, 2019 • 12 min
New leaders are gonna have ups & downs… but its the “down” moments where the growth happens; where the work is. The real challenge of growth for new leaders is knowing when you are relating to issues and events as PROBLEMS. There is another way to see the…
39: The STARS Leadership Assessment Model
Jan 29, 2019 • 23 min
Transitions into significant new roles are the most challenging times in the professional lives of managers. Success or failure during the transition period is a strong predictor of overall success or failure in the job. On this episode we explain the…
38: The 3 Leadership Processes Every Leader Needs To Grow Your Team
Jan 22, 2019 • 32 min
If you’re a business leader, you have an ENEMY. Your enemy is BAD PROCESS, and it attacks everywhere—your meetings, your plans, your operations, your projects, your goals. You’re losing an enormous amount of time and energy dealing with BAD PROCESS. Your…
37: How To Build Team Trust with Amy Leneker
Jan 15, 2019 • 36 min
The simple, often overlooked fact is this: work gets done with and through people. There’s nothing more impactful on people, their work, and their performance, than trust. But a lot of us are getting it wrong. On this episode, Leadership Consultant and…
36: How To Grow As A Servant Leader with Christine McHugh
Jan 8, 2019 • 38 min
“Grow… By Growing Everyone Around You.” In early 2017, Christine McHugh made a dramatic midlife career transition, leaving Starbucks Coffee after over 27 years to join a small start up, Tangelo Manual Therapy. During her tenure with Starbucks, she rose…
35: How To Create a Team Culture People Will Love
Dec 18, 2018 • 27 min
Most of us want to build teams made up of people that LOVE what they do and feel empowered to make things better. But This doesn’t happen on it’s own. Leaders are losing an enormous amount of time and energy reacting to dysfunctional team culture. And You…
34: Building the Culture You Want By Modeling the Way
Dec 11, 2018 • 31 min
Most of us want to build teams made up of people that love what they do and feel empowered to make things better. This doesn’t happen on it’s own. As a manager, YOU have immense power to influence the team culture. Today’s podcast will talk you through…
33: How to Use Laws to Drive Culture
Dec 4, 2018 • 33 min
All work teams have a culture that influences their performance. The question for managers: 1. Does that culture enhance or detract from your engagement and performance? 2. Are you designing/influencing the culture or is the culture impeding/influencing…
32: Dealing with Toxic Employees
Nov 27, 2018 • 30 min
Managers can spend an unnecessary amount of time dealing with “HR” issues. It is draining and unpleasant. However, sometimes manager’s have to face an even tougher scenario: The Toxic Employee. This episode delves into how managers can deal with this type…
31: New Manager’s 3rd Month
Nov 13, 2018 • 33 min
As a new manager, what’s your plan for the first 3 months? If you are supporting a new manager, how do you set them up for success? Too often we treat the shift into a leadership role as an “art form”… as something people should either know how to do…
30: New Manager’s 30-60 Day Plan
Nov 6, 2018 • 31 min
In Episode 29, Chris shared a plan for the new manager’s first 30 Days. In this episode, he shares the plan for days 30-60. As an individual contributor, you’re expected to perform and improve your processes. As a manager, you’re expected to drive the…
29: The Manager’s 1st 30 Days
Oct 30, 2018 • 30 min
As a new manager, what’s your plan for the first 30 Days? If you are supporting a new manager, how do you set them up for success? Too often we treat the shift into a leadership role as an “art form”… as something people should either know how to do…
28: Being a New Manager
Oct 23, 2018 • 31 min
Being a new manager is hard. Life comes at you fast and the expectations to perform are high. It’s also one of the most fun & rewarding experiences; being manager and leading a team. This episode Chris shares his thinking about being a new manager,…
27: Building Success Habits
Oct 16, 2018 • 14 min
Most of us are familiar with setting personal goals. Most of the goals we set tend to be accomplishment-based (I will run a marathon by June this year!). But there is another type of goal that few of us use that has immense power to expand how we operate.…
26: Personal Accountability
Oct 8, 2018 • 28 min
Accountability is one of the most powerful tools at our disposal when we’re trying to accomplish BIG things. This is also an area leaders really struggle. This episode introduces a tool and routine to build Personal Accountability for yourself and your…
25: Your Ideal Week
Oct 2, 2018 • 25 min
Ever wonder how some leaders are accomplish so much? This episode offers a truly powerful framework for your time. Some highlights from the episode: - The amount of time you have isn’t as important as your intention with your time - Leading on purpose…
24: Grow Your Personal Effectiveness
Sep 24, 2018 • 29 min
I’m kicking off a series on growing your personal effectiveness. I have a BUSY life (consulting, vlogging, blogging, podcasting, training, being an awesome husband, world-class dad, and entertaining a fun social life). I also have a SUCCESSFUL life…
23: Making the Process Speak
Sep 10, 2018 • 31 min
This week Chris interviews Andy Scheffer, Director of Facilities & Maintenance at Seattle Parks and Recreation. Some highlights from the episode: - Starting out as a new leader I had access to data & our outcomes, but I couldn’t see how the process was…
22: Building Mindsets
Sep 4, 2018 • 20 min
How do you drive certain mindsets for yourself? Your leaders? Your team? This episode offers a framework for building mindsets that you can apply today. Some highlights from the episode: - Three components for expanding mindset: PASSION, PATIENCE, PROCESS…
21: Taking Total Responsibility
Aug 21, 2018 • 22 min
What does taking Total Responsibility look like? What difference would it make for your team if everyone, everyday embraced total responsibility? Today Chris shares his journey to understand and teach this concept. Some highlights from the episode: - The…
20: Create a Culture of Ideation
Aug 14, 2018 • 24 min
Is your team coming to you with problems or ideas? How are you taking responsibility for generating continuous idea sharing? Today, Chris introduces a simple method for teaching teams how to generate ideas that has a BIG impact. The goal is to drive your…
19: Leadership Needs Management
Aug 6, 2018 • 26 min
This episode explores the difference between Leadership & Management. Chris poses that management DOES NOT need leadership, but leadership NEEDS management. What does he mean? Listen in to find out! Some highlights from the episode: - Leadership is a…
18: Breaking Limits (Commitment-Based Leadership)
Jul 30, 2018 • 18 min
Do your commitments determine your reality? Or does your reality (circumstances) determine your commitments? Breaking through limits starts by being clear on what holds us back. This episode offers a foundation for a life with new limits… or none! Some…
17: Your Lasting Legacy
Jul 24, 2018 • 24 min
Every day we are creating our legacy… leaving an impact on our team and co-workers. Is it by design or default? Exercising leadership starts with choosing what we are committed to… choosing what we want for our day, our career, our lives. Some highlights…
16: Breaking Down Silos
Jul 17, 2018 • 30 min
Are you producing the outcomes you expect? Today Chris interviews Cindy McMahon from the City of Seattle to explore how she applied the 4 Disciplines of Daily Management with her team and the impact it had on their performance. Some highlights from the…
15: Managing Daily Alignment
Jul 10, 2018 • 43 min
Are you becoming the team you were meant to be? It’s not easy, but it’s possible! Today Chris interviews Adrienne Easter from the City of Seattle to explore how she is applying the 4 Disciplines of Daily Management and the impact it is having on her team…
14: Rewriting Future Performance
Jun 26, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode, Chris muses about 2 team mindsets: - A team trying to “Not Fail” - And a team trying to “Succeed” The episode holds an insight designed to help you see where you or your team may be stuck and have your performance limited. Listen and let…
13: Mastering Context
Jun 19, 2018 • 28 min
Leading change isn’t just about changing processes and systems. The most misunderstood variable is the POWER OF CONTEXT. Here are some of the frameworks Chris introduces: - What limits us is not our circumstances, but what we SAY about our circumstances -…
12: Principles & Performance
Jun 12, 2018 • 26 min
Principles are the cornerstone of performance. Here’s why: 1. Principles govern, with some predictability, what the outcome will be for our performance. 2. Principles provide the reason, the purpose, the “why” we do what we do … because they lead to…
11: Driving Team Culture
Jun 5, 2018 • 29 min
Today Chris shares his framework for high performance— a focus on consciously designing and driving team culture. If you’ve struggled with your team’s culture, this episode will breakdown how to create the culture you want. Some highlights from the…
10: Creating Continuous Accountability With Your Goals
May 29, 2018 • 34 min
I can’t wait to share how to create compelling team engagement AND build continuous accountability with your strategic goals. It’s not only possible, you can take action to make it happen NOW. Some highlights from the episode: - We don’t say what we see……
9: The Results Episode
May 22, 2018 • 11 min
One of the biggest mistakes we make when working on goals is managing to results. The secret to achieving goals is managing the process. Chris introduces Lead Measures and breaks down how they work and why you need to leverage them. Some secrets in…
8: Executing Strategy in the Midst of Daily Urgencies
May 15, 2018 • 24 min
Executing strategic priorities in the midst of daily emergencies is challenging. The urgent activity needed to keep things running day-to-day can devour all the time and energy required to invest in your strategy for tomorrow. This leaves some teams with…
7: High Impact Leadership
May 8, 2018 • 18 min
Extraordinary leaders are developed in the process of creating extraordinary results. Chris breaks down how traditional approaches to leadership aren’t reliable and offers a new way of growing leaders. Here are some of the highlights from the episode: -…
6: How Purpose Drives Performance
May 1, 2018 • 25 min
Are you focused on what you need to get done or what you need to accomplish? One is based on productivity, the other based on effectivity. Chris shows you how to teach your team to come FROM purpose and the habits needed to hard wire this mindset. Here…
5: Improving the Work IS the Work!
Apr 16, 2018 • 14 min
Do you have a continuous improvement mindset? High performing teams have an ability to adapt to change. Chris explores a pervasive mindset that keeps us stuck and offers a new way to thinking about work. Here are some of the highlights from the episode: -…
4: Five Time-Killers that Strip Your Capacity & Time
Apr 16, 2018 • 15 min
Building a culture of high performance starts with your ability to SEE your performance. Chris breaks down the 5 biggest team performance-blockers, and how he teaches teams to deal with them to boost their outcomes. Here are the 5 performance-blockers…
3: Ending Daily Firefighting and Crisis Mode
Apr 16, 2018 • 25 min
Are you spending more time managing crisis instead of being strategic? Chris shares the 4 Disciplines of Daily Management. This is a MUST LISTEN for any manager. By the end of this podcast you’ll know what steps to take to begin freeing up your time and…
2: Creating Buy-In for Change
Apr 16, 2018 • 24 min
Struggle to manage change? Chris shares his process for moving resistant teams. By the end of this podcast you’ll know exactly how to boost adoption for change efforts. Here are some of the frameworks Chris introduces: - People don’t do what you SAY. They…
1: Rethinking Team Performance
Apr 16, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode Chris walks you through how to improve your team’s performance. He specifically focuses on how to improve your skill to manage for results. By the end of this podcast you will know the mindset and frameworks to boost performance. Here are…