robert notter

Important Insights to Share After My Tick Bite Ordeal

robert notter
I’m writing to wish you a beautiful day and to share something important and very personal.
 
I’ve not been in touch since August and there’s a reason why, which I’ll explain in a sec.  I’ll also give you some insights into the coaching industry including some truths you need to know that others aren’t talking about.
 
Long story short, after I hosted my sold-out abundance workshop in NYC last June, I spent the summer working with my wonderful new Abundance Training Program clients, helping them have big breakthroughs in their business and lives.
 
Then in August I took a vacation to the beach to relax and connect with nature. While I was there, though, I connected with more than I planned on and was bit by a tick.
 
Unfortunately, the tick gave me a bacterial infection. It was not Lyme disease but it was still something pretty serious. I spent most of September ill, exhausted and dealing with the infection symptoms. I’ve never experienced anything like this before and it was quite challenging.
 
Thankfully, with the help of my natural healing community, my amazing physician and my strong immune system, I’ve been able to heal from the infection.
 
That said, those weeks of rest and recuperation gave me a lot of time to reflect on my life, my business and my industry. And I was able to meditate on how I want the next chapter of Robert Notter to unfold.
 
When I started my coaching business 14 years ago, I was fueled by the desire to make a difference in the world and help people.  I knew I had a calling to serve others, and believe that everyone on this planet is connected by an energy of love.
 
I have such gratitude for what I do and feel so blessed to have a successful business, one that gives me the freedom to live a life I love and the opportunity to fulfill my mission.
 
Over the years, though, the coaching industry has changed a lot and not always in positive ways.  And I’m going to be very blunt about what I’ve noticed, which may ruffle some feathers, but I think the truth should be said.
 
There is so much marketing now everywhere you look. I can’t even open my email or Facebook without seeing someone promoting the secret formula to earn 6-figures in the next month, or some magical product that’s going to change your business or life in record time.
 
And frankly, I find this type of marketing so disingenuous and lacking in authenticity and integrity, I can hardly even read it anymore.
 
Part of what’s happened is there are a lot of coaches out there now in the marketplace, and many people see this as an opportunity to make money off of them.
 
There are also wellness coaches who were not as successful as they wanted, so they then decided to become a “business” coach to earn more income. But how is someone with no experience in building a business actually qualified to help someone else?
 
Even some health and wellness schools that I respect have become mass marketers, sometimes compromising quality just to get more people in the door and make money.
 
On a positive note, however, my dissatisfaction about all of this inauthentic marketing has made me realize even more how VERY IMPORTANT it is for me to take what I do to the next level.
 
And to take a stand for all of the authentic health and wellness professionals out there, just like you, who first and foremost want to help their families, friends and communities so the world becomes a better place.  
 
It’s time to bring the heart back to the coaching industry.   


Here’s some of what I’m planning in the coming months to serve you, your mission and to help you get out there and make positive change in the world:

  • free monthly videos about confidence building and authentic marketing
  • insider scoop to dispel the myths about success and how to succeed as an entrepreneur
  • online classes and coaching calls to get your questions answered and have more support
  • a free, full-day virtual event this December about how to authentically build your income and business
  • education about money and what it really means and how to embrace abundance
  • success stories from other heart-centered business owners, to inspire you
  • an online community, you can join for free, to connect with like-minded, success driven people
  • opportunities to volunteer for and give donations to important charities
    and MUCH more

 

Listen, it’s important to feel abundant in your income, certainly. And I’ve also learned that money is only one part of your circle of life and happiness. I want you to have all that you want in every area!

I believe everything happens for a reason. And the time I took off to heal from that tick infection really gave me the opportunity to get even more clear on what I can do to make this world a better place.

I send you lots of love and I thank you, from my heart to yours, for reading this email and listening.

This is just the beginning, and you and I are part of something bigger than we know. You are powerful, inspirational and you have a mission to fulfill.

Together we can do this, so get ready!

In your service,

Robert

P.S. If you want learn about and get invited to all of my upcoming free events and have support to grow your biz, be sure to sign up at the bottom of this page. You’ll also get my free Success Jumpstart Training and be added to my VIP mailing list. You’ll be the first to learn about all of the cool stuff I have planned, that I mentioned in this blog post!

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10 comments

  • Dasha Ross October 17, 2017   Reply →

    Finally – a voice of reason. Please sign me up and thank you Robert. Honestly – I fight embarrassment to call myself a health coach while the world fills up with factory-farmed healthcare facilities and individual “coaches” who are missing the point of it all – doing it for the wrong reasons. Focusing on financial gain more than active coaching for results and holding clients accountable in an effort to help them reach their health goals. They make sincere and dedicated health coaches look bad. I used to wish legislature would allow the cost of a health coaching program to be included in healthcare benefits but now I’m not so sure that would be a good idea without some type of annual accreditation and authentication system in place.

  • Phyllis Phillips October 16, 2017   Reply →

    Please sign me up.

  • Patsy October 15, 2017   Reply →

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this subject. Much appreciated.

  • Teri October 15, 2017   Reply →

    Thank you for your post. I was feeling the same way. I look forward to see what you have planned for us health coaches.
    So glad you are feeling better. My hubby was in Africa and was bitten by a tick which he contracted Tick Bite Fever. Took a little while to bounce back.

  • Eric October 13, 2017   Reply →

    Thank you for sharing this information!

  • Emily Capuria October 13, 2017   Reply →

    Totally agree! It all sounds the same, feels the same and looks the same! Trying to find marketing, business building and strategy support outside of this paradigm has been really tricky!

  • Ellie Savoy October 12, 2017   Reply →

    I’m with you all the way Robert. The market is saturated with marketers promising the quick fix. I have fallen for it myself when I was getting started because of my passion to be of service to others. Fortunately, I can see right through it now. I hope others latch on. I know when I see a real authentic coach, and you dear Robert, are one of them. Things take time and there is no quick fix or solution. Just like a seed, it takes time to grow. Thank you for being you and for all that you do.

  • SIMONE TURNER October 12, 2017   Reply →

    So appreciate this! And glad your Back!

  • Liz October 12, 2017   Reply →

    I am so glad you are back and well 💜

    Thank you! This is something I feel but thought I was the only one. Is am trying to grow my business and figure out what to do next is what I need. I get side tracked by all the marketing etc and then I feel like I’m not prepared enough to move forward and begin to fall back into doubt. I applaud your honesty and authenticity and I can’t wait to be a part of what you are doing and continue learning from you 💜

  • Donna Cetroni October 12, 2017   Reply →

    Thank you for your transparency and authenticity. Donna

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