From the Tennis Court to the Platform – A Pursuit of Strength

This is not my thing. I only write in order to educate my clients and the public about a topic that I find to be imperatively important in the real estate world.  I do not enjoy talking about myself – especially a weak ass tennis player former self.  But alas, my good friend Pat asked […]

Make Wrestling Great Again!

Hulk Hogan.  ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage.  Andre the Giant.  Ultimate Warrior.  Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts.  ‘Ravishing’ Rick Rude.  The Undertaker.  Mr. Perfect. Do those names look familiar?  If not, I am sincerely sorry.  If so, you had an amazing childhood – gold star unlocked. Either way, at Renaissance Nerd we will introduce (or reintroduce) you […]

Tuesday with TED – Army/Navy Edition

Technology.  Entertainment.  Design.  More affectionately known as, ‘TED.’  These ‘talks’ offer an engaging presentation of revolutionary ideas and perspectives from brilliant minds. Each week, we’ll examine a TED Talk from TED’s expansive library of topics ranging from the annual TED Conference to locally, organized TEDx Events. Befitting of Army/Navy week, we’ll look at General Stanley McChrystal’s […]

Stoic Sundays – Resilience and Duality

The works of Marcus Aurelius, and Seneca have greatly impacted my perspective over the last year.  An introduction through Ryan Holiday’s works, The Obstacle is the Way, Ego is the Enemy (one of my ‘Must Reads of 2016’), and Daily Stoic; stoicism provides a balance of both guidance and uncertainty which instills resiliency.  Uncertainty in that […]