Stick Like Glue Radio #168 On this special episode of Stick Like Glue Radio, I interview entrepreneur, nurse author and veteran, Rick Martinez – creator of the Bink Moment! Among other things you’ll learn about ‘purpose hacking’ and how it can help you. Don’t miss this important show!

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On this special episode of Stick Like Glue Radio, I interview entrepreneur, nurse, author, and veteran, Rick Martinez – creator of the Bink Moment! Among other things, you’ll learn about ‘purpose hacking’ and how it can help you. Don’t miss this important show!

Main Questions Asked:

  • How did the term ‘purpose hack’ come about?
  • Give us a background of when you were in the service and your entrepreneurial journey.
  • How did the whole ‘Bink’ movement come to be?
  • What does the next 3-5 years look like for you?

Key Lessons Learned:

Entrepreneurs

  • As an entrepreneur and business owner, it’s important to come up with your own language and have your own phrases.
  • A lot of entrepreneurs recognize a need for starting a business after having had a bad experience and think ‘I could do this better.’
  • Get up and decide to run the day and not let the day run you.

Starting & Selling His Business

  • Rick intuitively noticed some chinks in the armor of placing staff and started his own company to provide a better service.
  • The company he started grew to 600 employees.
  • The operations of the company had to be handed over during Rick’s tour of duty.
  • It was during his time away from the company that he realized the company could operate without him, and he sold the business.
  • After selling, Rick found it very lonely. He had access to resources he never dreamt of but was lost and didn’t know what to do next.

Rick’s Bink Moment

  • A ‘bink’ moment opens the door to what is next in your life.
  • In 2012, Rick was in a weightlifting competition, and 225lbs crushed his right leg.
  • He realized something was wrong and made the choice to think ‘what does this mean?’ rather than ‘why me?’
  • For certain moments in life the word ‘epiphany’ or ah-ha moment doesn’t work. This was his ‘bink’ moment.
  • Sometimes it takes a serious shaking up to take stock of what is going on.

Purpose Hacking

  • Rick’s ‘bink’ moment led him to try and find meaning quicker. He also coined the term ‘purpose hacking.’
  • We all go through things so we can help and teach others.
  • It’s what you do with the lessons you learn that lead to ‘bink’ moments.

Resources

Project Bink
Decide: The Ultimate Success Trigger
 
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What is a 'bink' moment? Have you had yours yet? Find out w/ Rick Martinez @ProjectBINK @newsletterguru https://www.getjimpalmer.com

What is a purpose hack? Find out w/ Rick Martinez @ProjectBINK @newsletterguru https://www.getjimpalmer.com

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