Updated: Apr 7
Robert Dilts a name associated with NLP right from its inception. Robert Dilts learned the subject from the significant contributions of Bandler, Grinder and Pucelik. He himself was responsible for shaping NLP and putting it on the map. Robert Dilts has earned himself the reputation of a leading behavioural skills trainer and consultant since the early 70’s. His personal contributions to the field of NLP include much of his work on the NLP techniques, surrounded around Strategies and the Belief Systems, developing what we now know as the ‘Systemic NLP’.
One of the leading developers of unique approaches in innovation and leadership, Robert Dilts has been a mentor to hundreds of successful entrepreneurs and leaders like Steve Jobs of Apple, Richard Branson of the Virgin Group, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Elon Musk of and developed the innovative approach Success Factor Modeling – the difference that makes the difference.
Robert Dilts is recognised internationally to have been one of the inaugural pillars in developing, training and practicing NLP. Robert Dilts has his name associated with Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard, The World Bank, Alitalia, Telecom Italia, Lucasfilms Ltd., Ernst & Young, AT Kearney, The American Society for Training and Development, The University of Miami School of Medicine, and all of the major NLP institutes.
Robert Dilts is also the recipient of the President’s Undergraduate Fellowship in 1977 for his research correlating eye movement and brain function conducted at the Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute in San Francisco.
Robert Dilts is a co-developer (with his late brother, John Dilts) of the Success Factor Modeling™ process, which is a method to identify and transfer factors characteristics and capabilities related to success in order to promote effective entrepreneurial activities within new and traditional companies. This, by analyzing crucial patterns of business practices and behavioural skills used by successful individuals, teams and companies.
It was Robert who first put Meta- Model in a order list and it is understood and recognised today. He organized and put eleven distinctions separating them in two categories in 1975. He describes a new model of leadership capturing the latest practices of effective leadership, offering approaches to reduce stress and to promote satisfaction in Alpha Leadership: Tools for Business Leaders Who Want More From Life.
Robert Dilts and Todd together with Judith DeLozier and Teresa Epstein established the NLP University, which provides a full range of basic and advanced NLP training. Robert and Todd were also the founders of Dynamic Learning Publications and The Academy of Behavioral Technology.
Robert Dilts also was the CEO and of Behavioural Engineering, a computer software company using NLP concepts to create interactive computer products for education, training and personal development. Robert has a degree in Behavioural Technology from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
In May, 2018, Robert was honored with the Lifetime Contribution Award by the Association for Neuro- Linguistic Programming (ANLP).