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My Story

Accolades &
Accomplishments

•Coached Over 1000+ Entrepreneurs

•8x Conference Keynote Speaker

•Certified in Quantum Human Design

•2 Vipassana Courses Completed

•International Photographer 2014-2022

•2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hiker

Currently Training In…

•Somatic & Creative Rebirthing Breathwork

•Gene Keys System

I grew up enmeshed in beliefs that taught me that the only way to feel valuable inside myself was to seek something outside myself.

At 16, I started my first business. I was clueless on what I was doing and I wasn’t aware how much my childhood conditioning had limited me. Within just a few years, I came to meet burn-out for the first time, and unfortunately, not for the last.

Four years later, I had the courage to try again. I niched down my business, dialed in my marketing and started hustling, this time a little smarter. Everything took off faster than I imagined possible and within two years I went from a small town kid to an international photographer making a quarter million dollars a year.

I was newly married, had more money in the bank than I ever dreamt of having, I’d built a large following online and I was traveling to a different foreign country every few weeks.

From the outside, I looked like a rockstar, but in reality, I was stressed beyond belief, plagued by anxiety, felt like an imposter, compared myself constantly, overthought everything and believed that all this was me “thriving with chaos”. My life was falling apart, I was on the verge of divorce and I felt completely lost.

That’s when everything shattered.

I was in Bali for work and decided to attend a gong bath meditation for the first time. As I lay on the floor of a pavilion in the Indonesian jungle with a shaman playing nine gongs tuned to the vibrational frequency of the planets in our solar system, my heart was ripped open and I became hyper aware of how the core of my intentions in business were purely egoic.

I didn’t feel good enough inside so I hustled tirelessly outside to prove that I was.

What followed was a three year long dark night of the soul where the entire foundation of my psyche was rug pulled. “Groundedness” was a concept I couldn’t fathom. This was the season that made me hyper aware of my victimhood and how to start stepping out of it.

It was then that I started to discover what it means to no longer build a business based off of doing, but instead by being and breathing. How to craft a brand from my heart rather than my head and what it means to lead with who I am rather than what I do.

I’m here to save you the years and tears I endured and to help you discover the deep well of value and potential you hold uniquely within you so that you can create any life you desire to live, in any way you desire to live it.

Because that’s true fulfillment, expansive freedom and what leads to financial abundance.

Embody the brand you want to be

I'll help you unlock your potential and experience peace, presence & purpose in every part of your life and business

with personalized coaching that helps you build a thriving business around who you are, rather than what you do. Together, we will...

  • Uncover who you are and clarify your message so you can create deeper trust and deliver greater value in your brand.
  • Help you overcome the doubts of not being good enough and
    transform it into confidence that propels your business forward.
  • Build a branding and marketing strategy that magnetizes clients you love and who love you. Pro Tip: Clients that love you want to pay you.
  • Learn how your energy works so that you can feel empowered to say no to what doesn’t serve you and more lit up by every task you take on
  • Integrate limiting beliefs that are holding you back and regulate your nervous system so that you can create greater safety and trust with clients

start transforming your business

with a conscious creative community

WHAT I BELIEVE…

  • I believe abundance is the byproduct of a regulated nervous system and a life lived on purpose.
  • I believe quality of your breath determines the quality of your life. If you can’t breathe expansively, you can’t live expansively.
  • I believe 90% of your business problems are actually personal problems affecting your business
  • I believe that building your brand around who you are instead of what you do transforms your work into your life’s work
  • I believe that uncovering your authentic self energizes every part of your life and business with peace, presence and purpose
  • I believe that faking it til you make it is a trail that leads you around the mountain instead of up to the summit
  • I believe energy doesn’t lie and no one cares how much you know, they care about how safe you are
What Kyle Said
"Looking back at this past year, I can say with 100% certainty that my business would not be where it is now without Robert's guidance.”
Kyle Szeto / Chicago, IL
What Krysta Said
"Robert's mentorship helped me tremendously! It's only November and I already have 13 weddings booked for next year and my inquiries are through the roof.”
Krysta Rownd / Portland, OR
What Khoa Said
"The Mentorship really helped me love the business side of photography and it was definitely the confident-boost I've been looking for, for a long time.”
Khoa Truong / Sand Diego, CA
What Lynnsey Said
"The Mentorship taught me more than I could have ever imagined”
Lynssey Phillips / Seattle, WA
What Lauren Said
"I feel lucky to have Robert as a mentor and I highly recommend for anyone wishing to take their business to the next level, to seek out Robert's wisdom and guidance.”
Lauren Louise Miller / Washington D.C.

SPEAKING & TEACHING

2020 Evolve Workshop San Fransisco / Speaker & Shoot Leader

2019 Photo Rehab Puerto Rico / Speaker & Shoot Leader

2019 Rooted To Thrive Workshop Italy / Speaker & Shoot Leader

2018 Grain Wedding Photography Festival Croatia / Speaker

2017 Range Finder Magazine / Interview

2017 Mystic Seminars / Speaker

2017 Southeast Photo Convention / Speaker

2017 Finding Creative Success Podcast / Interview

2017 Forest + Falls Workshop / Speaker

2017 Six Figure Photography Podcast / Interview

2016 Design Aglow / Guest Writer

2016 Southeast Photo Convention / Speaker

2016 PhotoBizX Podcast / Interview

2015 Shotkit Book / Interview

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POTENTIAL &
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