He reminds me of someone I used to know. That person did not see problems as problems so much. He saw them as moments before solutions and often found a way to create simple ways to create what was needed out of what was available.
I looked up polymath. It means a person of wide-ranging knowledge or learning.
Robert is known as a Shaman, Mystical Man and Professional Trance Channel for over 35 years. More than 40 of his books have been published so far. For more see Robert's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BenevolentMagic and a list of his books: http://www.lighttechnology.com/authors/shapiro-robert