Episode 357 – Justin Rink talks about the View Boston experience, entrepreneurial leadership, and the importance of starting with people

Leadership, Podcast

Justin Rink is the General Manager of View Boston, a newly opened observation deck in Boston’s Prudential Center. With a background in attractions management from Paramount, Churchill Downs, Kentucky Kingdom, and SeaWorld, Justin has previously worked in various leadership positions across the industry. In this interview, Justin talks about the View Boston experience, entrepreneurial leadership, and the importance of starting with people.

The View Boston experience

“Part of the attraction, in its conception, was to be your number one spot in Boston, the very first spot.”

View Boston offers visitors a unique and immersive journey from the moment they enter the observation deck. From interactive elements like viewfinders and 270-degree videos showcasing Boston’s skyline to personalized itineraries based on guests’ preferences, the experience is designed to captivate and delight at every turn. With a focus on providing exceptional guest experiences, View Boston sets itself apart as a must-visit destination in the heart of Boston.

Entrepreneurial leadership

“It’s easy to come up with strategy to make the business better. But if you can’t execute the strategy, all that time was wasted.”

Justin embodies an entrepreneurial mindset, driving innovation and pushing the boundaries of traditional leadership. He emphasizes the importance of setting ambitious goals and constantly striving for excellence, both for himself and his team. By fostering a culture of accountability and continuous improvement, Justin empowers his team members to take ownership of their roles and contribute to the overall success of View Boston.

Starting with people

“It starts with people. And I think that’s the most important thing.”

At the core of Justin’s leadership philosophy is a commitment to putting people first. He believes that success in business ultimately hinges on building strong relationships and prioritizing the well-being of both guests and team members. By investing in employee engagement initiatives and fostering open communication, Justin creates a supportive and inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.


For more information about View Boston and to connect with Justin, visit viewboston.com or follow him on LinkedIn. You can also reach out to Justin directly via email at jrink@legends.net.

This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the incredible work of our faaaaaantastic team:

  • Scheduling and correspondence by Kristen Karaliunas
  • Audio and video editing by Abby Giganan

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