Dr. Bob Wright

Considered by many to be one of the leading thinkers in human development, Dr. Bob Wright (www.drbobwright.com) is an internationally recognized visionary, educator, program developer, author, speaker, entrepreneur, consultant, and executive coach. Coaching CEOs across the country from leading-name public companies to entrepreneurial startups, he is recognized as a top executive coach by Crain’s Chicago Business. Dr. Bob Wright’s revolutionary Wright Model of Human Emergence, called the most powerful comprehensive model of its kind, provides a much-needed practical application of theory into everyday life. Forming the core of the curriculum at Wright, which he co-founded with his wife Judith, Dr. Bob Wright’s revolutionary personal and professional training and development methodology leads not only to significant professional success, but also to fulfillment in all life areas.

Dr. Bob Wright has demonstrated success in a wide variety of areas. He is an outstanding radio and television personality, delivering what author Andrew Harvey calls his “hard light.” Writing books on purpose in business and people skills, his work has been translated into multiple languages and sold over 200,000 copies around the globe.

“A high quality and a successful life does not mean a comfortable life. Comfort implies a static state – I don’t believe we can be our best while standing still.”

And his nationally-acclaimed employee assistance and managed mental health firm, Human Effectiveness, Inc., was rated top in the nation by Mercer Meidinger Medical Audit as well as Arthur Andersen. In addition to his environmental restoration work, Dr. Bob Wright has founded the Men’s Guild, a powerful men’s organization for a new model of manhood; and established Be Heard, an organization to promote environmentally conscious political action.

Dr. Bob Wright’s education, coaching, and leadership training and research led to the development of what he named Grounded Leadership, an invaluable facilitative part of the transformational leader’s tool box. Dr. Bob founded the Graduate Institute for the Realization of Human Potential and the Foundation for Transformational Leadership where he serves as the Professor of Transformational Leadership. Dr. Bob Wright’s degrees include a BA in Sociology, MA in Communications, MSW in Clinical Social Work, and a Doctorate in Education, Leadership, and Change.