Robert Dilts – Special Guest Trainer. Robert has been a developer, author, trainer and consultant in the field of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) – a model of human behavior, learning and communication – since its creation in 1975 by John Grinder and Richard Bandler. A long time student and colleague of both Grinder and Bandler, Robert also studied personally with Milton H. Erickson, M.D., and Gregory Bateson.
In addition to spearheading the applications of NLP in education, creativity, health, and leadership, his personal contributions to the field of NLP include much of the seminal work on the NLP techniques of Strategies and Belief Systems, and the development of what has become known as ‘Systemic NLP.’ Some of his techniques and models include: Reimprinting, Integration of Conflicting Beliefs, Sleight of Mouth Patterns, The Spelling Strategy, The Allergy Technique, Neuro-Logical Levels, The Belief Change Cycle, Generative NLP Patterns, the Unified Field Theory for NLP and many others.A developer and highly acclaimed authority in the field of Leadership, Creativity, Communication and Team Development, he has published over 20 books, including titles such as: Visionary Leadership Skills (1996), Alpha Leadership (2002), From Coach to Awakener (2003), Tools for Dreamers (1991), Skills for the Future (1993).
Co-founder of Dilts Strategy Group, Robert has a global reputation as leading behavioural skills trainer and business consultant since the 1970’s.
Robert is one of the original developers of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and was a developer of the Success Factor Modelling process. Robert teaches and lectures all over the world.
Past clients and sponsors have included the Fiat Group, Telecom Italia, IBM Europe, Apple Computer, The World Bank, The Old Mutual, Hewlett-Packard, Alitalia, AT Kearney, WHO, Harvard University and Ernst & Young. Robert has a degree in Behavioural Technology from the University of California at Santa Cruz.