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Strategies of Genius – article by Robert Dilts

29 Aug 08
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All of us at various points in our lives behave and respond masterfully. However, many of these unique and rewarding instances seen to be a function of our level of inspiration. mood, number of hours of sleep, etc. and are not available to us at will. NLP has developed many tools an skills to help capture and apply the processes behind these seemingly “magical” moments more consciously and systematically.

“Modeling” is the process of taking a complex event or series of events and breaking it into small enough chunks that it can be repeated in a manageable way. These pieces can be organized into step-by-step strategies or programs that anyone can learn. Through NLP, for example, the thinking processes of geniuses such as Albert Einstein. Walt Disney, Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aristotle and others can be generalized and applied to health. Educates and organizational dynamics.

Robert has studied the mental processes used by highly creative people from many different fields. On the basis of this research, he has put together explicit maps of these processes and their applications which allow people to more fully develop their senses and mental capacities, achieve and retrigger states of creative excellence, use and direct unconscious processes, overcome blocks and resistance to creativity, and deal effectively with criticism.

At his November workshop in Guangzhou and drawing from the books Tools for Dreamers and Strategies of Genius, Robert will demonstrate how NLP tools may be used to:

  • Model effective thinking processes
  • Internalize powerful creativity strategies
  • Establish beliefs that support creativity and innovation
  • Identify and reframe limiting beliefs related to creativity and innovation
  • Manage multi-level problem solving interventions

The structure the course will allow students not only to learn the powerful and creative thinking strategies used by some of history’s most important geniuses, but also to learn the tools and technologies by which such strategies can be identified, mapped and applied.

As an NLP developer, trainer and author, Robert has studied the mental processes used by highly creative people from many different fields. His past books, such as Belief: Pathways to Health and Well-Being, Tools for Dreamers, and Effective Presumption Skills, explore practical strategies and techniques for improving health, creativity and public speaking. His most recent works, Strategies of Genius. Vole I, Ⅱ&Ⅲ, apply the tools of NLP to model the thinking processes of important historical figures, including Aristotle, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Walt Disney, Mozart, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Leonardo da Vinci and Nikola Tesla. These thinking processes have been put into practical and effective “strategies of genius” that may be easily learner and applied to many different contexts. Robert views his work on Strategies of Genius as part of a larger mission to extend the horizon of human capabilities and achievement.

A short bio of Robert B. Dilts

For more information about the course in Guangzhou, please contact us.