The Standing O Show | Mindset and Marketing for Business Success
About This Show
The Standing O Show is an upbeat, positive conversation focused on your success mindset and the best marketing skills needed to get to a higher level in your life and business. Your host, Marc Smith chats with top entrepreneurs who have had many Standing Ovation experiences, and who will help, teach, or inspire you to steal the show and get more Standing O’s in your life and business. The show is for creative entrepreneurs, actors, artists, and authors who want to focus on the inner game AND outer game of success. Weekly episodes are about how to change your mindset from negative to positive and achieve your full potential. In addition, guests will discuss the leading and best marketing tips, tricks, tutorials and strategies to help you get the Standing O you deserve.
Most Recent Episode
20: Purpose, Passion, and Profit with Rick Martinez
Apr 29 16
Rick Martinez is an Army veteran, Registered Nurse, writer and successful entrepreneur. In addition, Rick is the Founder and CEO of the BizAcademyOnline.com. The mission of BizAcademyOnline.com is to build the next generation of 10x Entrepreneurs. The 10x Entrepreneur is the business leader who chooses to create the life of their dreams with 3 things: Purpose, Passion and Profit.
After several years in nursing, Rick’s entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and in 2001 he founded his first business: MedTrust, a staffing service that sent healthcare professionals to military hospitals nationwide. MedTrust would go on to become one of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Top 100 companies. His business success prompted San Antonio Business Journal to name Rick one of the city’s “40 Under 40”. He was later awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award for public service, further embodying his spirit for giving back.
In this episode, Rick shares how developing routines have contributed to successful results, how his superpower is the ability to hustle in order to achieve success, and some of the keys of a winner's mindset. He also shares about how his time working with wounded military men and women as a trauma nurse at Walter Reed Hospital taught him that the human spirit is unconquerable.
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Some Questions I Ask
How does Rick think that Purpose, Passion, and Profit contribute to business success?
How did Rick come up with the idea for his first company, MedTrust?
What are some habits that Rick has formed in order to be productive and successful?