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The Leadership Chops to be POTUS

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | By: Mike Donahue

I listened to the Diane Rehm Show on NPR as I drove to the airport on August 26. The journalists on the show held points of view on the left and right of the political spectrum, one side damning The Donald while praising Hillary and the other side reflectively taking the opposite point of view in their discussion. The panelists were highly regarded journalists working for some of America’s best-known…

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The Home Office – Unintended But Positive Consequences

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 | By: Mike Donahue

This month is my company’s 20th anniversary. I took the leap and started Newgrange Consulting in October of 1995. I had high aspirations for what I could do and what I would become as I incorporated, set up my home office and learned to use QuickBooks. Over the years, there have also been some pleasant and unanticipated benefits that accrue to people who have joined the world of single shingles,…

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Woodstock’s Forgotten Man

Monday, August 11th, 2014 | By: Mike Donahue

It’s Aug. 11, and so we begin the week every year when TV and radio stations celebrate the anniversary of Woodstock, the near-mythical music festival that took place on Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York, in 1969. They’ll reach into the archives and dust off the stories they ran last year and the year before. They’ll trot out David Crosby and Joni Mitchell to do the obligatory interviews and…

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