Robert Probst is a former retail cell phone store owner that worked 80-100 hours a week and left a high six figure corporate business to be able to work from home and finally have the time to spend with his daughter and wife.
Robert is the author of two online books, and has earned a 7 figure online income in the last 3 years.
Robert has worked full time from home since 2005 having been a top earner, leader and trainer in 4 companies.
Robert, what’s an Interestingly weird fact about yourself?
I always thought outside the box, started reading a lot of success books and listening to audio tapes.
Saw ufo in 1997 saw phoenix lights
In 1997 I witnessed the Phoenix Lights famous mass UFO sighting.
How did your journey as an entrepreneur all begin?
By the time I graduated I owned several businesses.
Then got into the wireless industry and became a dealer for 5 major cell phone carriers, had my store for 5 years, I owned the business but realized the business owned me.
I remember my daughter asking me, “Do you really have to go, when am i going to see you?”
She asked why and I said that’s a good question.
So I started looking into doing online marketing.
Wanted to be my own boss and have the lifestyle of a freedompreneur.
I failed miserably first few years.
Walked away from a 6 figure job in 2005, found a online program to make a little money with.
Aligned myself with great mentors and companies along the way.
Spent a lot of time with my daughter, we now go to 10 concerts a year.
Big Reason Why?
My biggest why is my family, spending time with my daughter and wife.
Also travel but it expands beyond that, helping other families.
Biggest Temporary Defeat?
My biggest setback was right when I wanted to build my online writing through my blog and business and take it though social media to the next level, I came through major challenges, lost my brother and father to cancer.
Had to start over from scratch
Lost my father, he was a marine and inspiration to me and always inspired me to do the right thing and he was gone, then shortly after that lost my younger brother to cancer.
I asked higher power, “What do I suppose to do?”
Answer i got i should help people experience freedom in their lives and give money to cancer research.
Then 1 year later my wife was diagnosed with stage 1 cancer.
If i didn’t write the blog post i wouldn’t of found out how to catch it. My wife is a cancer survivor. SWe’re blessed she’s healthy now.
I didn’t want to continue but I did, pulled through it and thankful.
My biggest challenge was getting through that.
My advice os no matter what you’re going through their is help and support available out there.
What’s the Vision of Robert Probst look like for the future?
Inspire people to take action.
Top Advertising methods you use?
Instagram, FB, social media + content creation = branding
Working on a third book LaptopLifestyleTips
Blogging is third component.
Favorite Success Quote?
“You can have anything in life you want as long as you help others get what they want” – Zig Ziglar
Most successful people are creators that offer value to other people.
Top Recommended Books?
Think and Grow Rich – by Napoleon Hill
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind – by T. Harv Eker
If all you had to your name was $1k and a laptop computer how would you jump start your business?
I definitely would start a blog website where I can share more of who I am as an entrepreneur.
People don’t just buy a product, they buy you.
Have a blog where people know what you stand for.
Invest into some paid social media as well.
Best way to connect with you?
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