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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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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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Happy birthday to me = a gift for you

I've been thinking long and hard about what I could give the world for my birthday. After much deliberation, I finally decided that I want to give away the best of what I have: my vulnerable life lessons and experience... so I'm giving you (and anyone you love) a free signed copy of Unleashed. All you have to do is cover the shipping and the book is all yours!Use the code HAPPYBIRTHDAY at checkout! And be sure to share this information with anyone you know who wants to live more fully and do more of what matters :)  

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