I'm writing a book on it right now. I'm writing it for Roam but the principles are the same whatever tool you are using. https://twitter.com/Roamfu/status/1358766013215502340

Also, I'll be demoing these PM tools for the training I'll organize for the Believers https://gumroad.com/l/pmwithroam


The first requirement for success is to not fail. Failures are predictable. Most businesses have been tried. Let’s learn from the experience of others, so that we avoid the usual pitfalls.

Advenient.co is entering a partnership with a European company. They handle sales and strategy; we provide marketing technology talent…


There’s nothing like a lockdown to make you question where you’re spending your time. And I turned 40 this year, so the ticking of time has gotten a bit louder.

Rather than philosophize, I’ll try out some new kinds of work, and possibly start a new business this year. …


What more likely to work — a Limitless pill or a comprehensive program to maintain a healthy brain? An N=1 biohacking experiment.

Marc-Olivier Jodoin via Unsplash

What we get done in life largely depend on how we make decisions, how we persuade and how we execute. These things stem from our minds and our brains—the quality of our software and our hardware.

My upbringing and education focused on training the mind: knowledge, wisdom, pattern-recognition, emotional self-mastery…


At Flowstate, we have experimented with lots of sipping chocolate in the kitchen. A key lesson: you need heat to unlock the potential for flavor and mouthfeel of sipping chocolate. What’s the science behind this?

The same thing happened earlier today at 5g Coffee House. I brought the owner…


Most business histories are misleading. The stories that get told tend to be self-serving to the tellers. And the ones that get repeated are those that follow archetypes — like the heroes journey — the ones that we like to hear.

In the past, I taught entrepreneurship in college and…


Plus the “cover band learning strategy”, 39 bioinformatics tools and two The Simpsons references.

Do you remember this episode in The Simpsons?

I predict that within 10 years, computers will be twice as powerful, ten thousand times larger, and so expensive that only the 5 richest kings of Europe will own them. — Dr. Frink

When this aired, many of us had our…


Plus that time I had a Ratatouille moment at a cacao farm

I’ll be organizing sipping chocolate tasting sessions for Flowstate, my new side gig with my brother Peter Corazo. Signup here.

Since this is technically a business, I was able to override my stingy Cebuano soul and enrolled in this course on Mastering Chocolate Flavor. …


My cheatsheet for applying techniques from the bestselling book, “The Emotional Life of Your Brain” by Dr. Richard J. Davidson

Photo by Mark Daynes via Unsplash https://unsplash.com/photos/J6p8nfCEuS4

A few weeks back, I attended a seminar on “Educating the Emotions.” I’m involved in a non-profit tackling leadership and character formation of young people. Educating the emotions is a key part of that formation.

I was also personally interested. I’ve gone through lots of ups and downs in business…


Packaging is part of the product. We experience food and drink with all our senses, not only our taste buds.

Our goal for Flowstate’s branding is to assist in experiencing chocolate.

Compared to Specialty Coffee

Here are top results when doing a Google image search for “specialty coffee packaging.”

Many have a minimalist vibe…

Kahlil Corazo

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