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Why do we apologize so much?

I was going to make an apologetic post saying something like, "sorry I haven't been on socials for a while, I've been in the lab cooking up some powerful projects... etc."  Then I thought, "but why?" Why would I need to justify being off of social media? Maybe I have been working on really "important" things. Or maybe I needed to spend more time living life instead of posting about living life. Or maybe it wasn't energy-giving for me at the moment. Or maybe I was listening to some inner wisdom. Or maybe I just felt like it.Anyway, I'm back... for as long as it serves me and makes a difference in other peoples' lives.Lesson: You don't owe anyone a...

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Nolia Coffee comes to Durham, NC

Hey Family! We're still buzzing from the launch party this past Saturday. We had an amazing time hosting such beautiful humans in our new space. Here are a few big updates for you to note:1) If all goes according to plan, we're officially opening our doors at 1004 Morning Glory Ave in Durham next Tuesday, July 2, 2019... we can't wait!Our initial operating hours are: Tues-Fri 8am - Noon Saturday 9am - 4pm  Closed Sun-Mon We'll be adding additional operating hours based on demand, so come out often and tell all of your friends (well, at least the cool ones). 2) We've extended the crowdfunding campaign until Monday, July 1 by popular demand. A lot of people have been contacting us sad that...

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Havana Nights: Photos + Event Recap

Havana Nights was amazing! If you missed out... then, well, you really missed out. CLICK HERE for the full Havana Nights photo album by the great Brian Byrd. Feel free to download and blast those photos around the web!  All we ask is that you give photo credit to @mambo_from_31 on Instagram and use the hashtag #havananightsdurham so we can share in the fun with you. Here's a quick recap of the night: Together we raised $23,405!!! Our goal was $25k, so get in touch with geraud@theheliusfoundation.org if you're interested in having any further conversations on partnering to transform lives through entrepreneurship. Shoutouts to Beatrice Parker for doing an incredible job putting the event together, Jes Averhart for the inspiring keynote, DJ Big Fella for holding down...

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Havana Nights - Durham, NC

Join me on May 30 at HAVANA NIGHTS: The ultimate summer kickoff party with an evening full of networking, food, drinks, vendors, music, entertainment, and inspiration... all in support of The Helius Foundation. CLICK HERE TO GET TICKETS This family friendly event showcases the thriving entrepreneur scene in Durham, NC, providing you with the chance to connect with the movers and shakers of this great city. All kids under 10 years old get in free as long as they have adult supervision. Since you're connected to me, feel free to use my personal promo code JUSTINMINOTT for 25% off your tickets. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: Keynote Speaker: Jes Averhart Helius Foundation: Geraud Staton Food: Boricua Soul Entertainment: DJ Big Fella  Host/Emcee: Justin Minott   DRESS CODE: Think summer-y: dresses, khakis,...

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Justin Minott on the Guys Who Do Stuff Podcast

Here's my interview with Joe and Josh on the "Guys Who Do Stuff" Podcast, where I share practical advice for entrepreneurs and business owners about developing a mindset to enjoy your work, the importance of knowing your “why,” delayed gratification, and the importance of the transition from a craftsperson to a business owner: CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

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