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Beyond Order

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-10-05

I recently finished Jordan Peterson's sequel to 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos called, Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life. I am continually impressed by the common sense, direct, and often blunt approach the author employs. I found thi... more


Excellence

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-10-05

"Excellence is a habit." Aristotle more


Save the World!

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-09-27

Climate conservation Everyday things we can do to be responsible stewards of our environment: Stop using straws Let weeds grow in your garden Stop buying so many things Walk more often Shut off lights Listen to people who have different opinions than you more


The Captain Class

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-09-20

Here's what I learned about leadership from The Captain Class: A New Theory of Leadership by Sam Walker. The greatest teams, the most dominant over time, are that way because of their captain leadership. These 7 traits are consistent among the to... more


I can relate...

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-09-16

"Sometimes I'll start a sentence, and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way. Like an improv conversation." Michael Scott from The Office more


2021 Pinellas Trail Challenge

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-09-13

A quick overview of my 2021 Pinellas Trail Challenge experience! more


The Ultra Mindset

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-08-19

I recently finished, The Ultra Mindset: An Endurance Champion’s 8 Core Principles for Success in Business, Sports, and Life by Travis Macy and John Hanc. I love running, and I really like to run far. I related well to the ideas put forth in this ... more


Stay friends

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-08-04

"I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy as cause for withdrawing from a friend." Thomas Jefferson to William Hamilton - April 22, 1800 more


How to Have Impossible Conversations

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-07-29

I just finished, How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide by Peter Boghossian & James Lindsay. This is an excellent reminder of what it means to have a productive conversation. Too often, in today's world, we promote an antago... more


Errors in Chess

written by Matthew Rensberry, MD MBA on 2021-07-12

"Errors have nothing to do with luck; they are caused by time pressure, discomfort or unfamiliarilty with a position, distractions, feelings of intimidation, nervous tension, overambition, excessive caution, and dozens of other psychological fact... more