On Reflection...

Hitsville’s Happy Mojo

By Tony McLean Brown | June 7, 2021

  If happiness is important to you, your family, or your co-workers, then you must watch the documentary about “Hitsville – The Making of Motown.” It’s an amazing story about a TON of amazing people who have forever changed our society, culture, and the music industry around the world. It is also a play-by-play narrative…

Why YOU Need a Happy Checklist

By Tony McLean Brown | March 18, 2021

Doctors, Lawyers, and Indian Chefs all need checklist and so do you! Get Important tasks done and make fewer big mistakes by using CHECKLIST!

5 Mins. @ Sunrise: Be Positive

By Tony McLean Brown | January 18, 2021

Hello, this is Tony Brown and welcome to 5 Mins at Sunset.  This episode is entitled:  “Be Positive (B+),” and we are going to talk about three things:  Negativity surrounding all this COVID crap, a seminar I took about a book entitled “Positive Intelligence“, and one of our favorite singer/song writers Ms. Maggie Rose. Maggie…

Happy Holidays @Home!

By Tony McLean Brown | December 17, 2020

3 Tips for Remote Thriving in 2021 Before we get started today … from our home to yours … Happy Holidays! Be safe, be healthy, and most importantly be happy! Today’s topic is Remote Thriving in 2021. None of us wants to just survive … most of us wanna thrive. Time is a wastin’ ……

Albert Einstein “Do You Believe in God?”

By Tony McLean Brown | October 19, 2020

When Einstein gave lectures at U.S. universities, the recurring question that students asked him most was: “Do you believe in God?” from Google images And he answered, “I believe in the God of Spinoza.“ Baruch de Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher considered one of the great rationalists of 17th century philosophy, along with Descartes. Here…

5 Mins. @ Sunset: R U Sad?

By Tony McLean Brown | September 20, 2020

If you believe your career should be an integrated part of your life, then reflecting on how happiness and/or sadness affects your performance is good professional development. If you are sad, it is likely you can not optimize your humanity … much less whatever you do to earn a paycheck. Let’s go to work. Mrs.…

5 Qualities of Great Leaders

By Tony McLean Brown | September 10, 2020

I got a computer-generated SPAM email from Susy Jackson, News Editor for LinkedIn, and she asked me two very specific questions related to Leonard Mlodinow’s post about his friend Stephen Hawking’s thoughts on great leaders: “Is the ability to pivot or change course critical to being a good leader?” “What qualities do you think make…

5 Mins. @ Sunset: PLAN

By Tony McLean Brown | September 9, 2020

Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan Make Sure You End Up Where You Want to Be! This week’s episode is about Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan. We’re here at Penley Produce where I first learned about the fundamentals of work planning. I work here on this family farm with my granddaddy (Mr. Lloyd Adam…

5 Mins. @ Sunset: BUILD UP

By Tony McLean Brown | September 1, 2020

Humility, Appreciation, Love, Forgiveness, Hard Work, Efficiency, Generosity https://youtu.be/fq6hxAGJ8zsHere is the full length video. Transcript follows below. Thanks! Good evening and welcome to 5 Minutes @ Sunset. I’m Tony McLean Brown and thank you for joining us for another beautiful sunset and a quick chat. If you like the energy or if I hit a…