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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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Monday Unleashed: March 18, 2019

Hey Friend! Here's your weekly dose of "Monday Unleashed", a list of what's on my mind from the last week. Make sure to sign up for my email newsletter so that you get this sent to you ahead of everyone else! What I'm pondering: I'm reflecting on the idea that life happens for you, not to you. This small shift in perspective seems to make a huge difference for me. In stressful times (of which there are a few at the moment), it moves me from feeling like a victim to feeling as if life is, like Paulo Coelho says, "conspiring to help" me, even and especially through what I might perceive as challenges.Who inspires me: I'm deeply moved by the people risking their lives and reputations to...

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