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If you're not changing it, you're choosing it.

If you're not setting a clear intention, backed with actions that move you in a different direction (even small ones), then you're effectively choosing for your situation to remain as it is. I see two empowering steps on that path forward:1) Acceptance of what is. 2) Action towards what could be.What are your thoughts? Share this image on Instagram and tag @justinminott

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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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How to Become a Great Quitter

Today I had the opportunity to sit down with the amazing humans on the Guys Who Do Stuff podcast. The episode will air in a few weeks, but one question that they asked really stuck out to me: How do you know when to quit something that isn't working?  According to Seth Godin in his helpful little book called "The Dip", you need to ask yourself whether or not you're in what he calls a "Cul-de-sac". Are you going around in circles with no progress? Or is this the kind of desirable difficulty that you need to push through in order to get where you're going?Doing the same thing over and over expecting different results... that's what you call insanity. There's...

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