Robert Dilts has a global reputation as a developer, author, coach, trainer and consultant in the fields of Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP) and Success Factor Modeling (SFM) and is co-founder of NLP University in Santa Cruz, California. He is also co-developer (with Dr. Stephen Gilligan) of the process of Generative Coaching and co-founder the International Association for Generative Change (IAGC).
Robert worked closely with NLP co-founders John Grinder and Richard Bandler at the time of its creation and also studied personally with Milton H. Erickson, M.D., and Gregory Bateson. Robert pioneered the applications of NLP to education, creativity, health, leadership, belief systems and the development of what has become known as “Third Generation NLP”.
Robert has authored more than twenty-five books on a variety of topics relating to personal and professional development including Changing Belief Systems with NLP, Tools of the Spirit, From Coach to Awakener, NLP II: The Next Generation, Success Factor Modeling Volume I: Next Generation Entrepreneurs and The Hero’s Journey: A Voyage of Self Discovery (with Dr. Stephen Gilligan).