Michael Porter

Fake Palms, Parrotheads and Ribbons

Just for fun, I put on my Parrothead gear and went out to the Mall of America (MOA) for the official ribbon cutting of the newest Margaritaville Cafe. Getting there early gave me a chance to observe the organiz...
Michael Porter

The Intersection of Policy and Communication

With a little reflection, anyone who pays attention to the national news can recall a situation in which the federal, state or municipal government enacted a law that seemed unenforceable, ridiculous, unconstit...

It’s All About Who You Know (or Knew)

Not one to be left out of mainstream pop culture, I got a quick tutorial on Pokémon GO from my niece and set out to download the app for myself for a test drive. It seemed like a pretty cool way to leverage Goo...