Defrag 2009: Day .5

It was arrival day for one of the tech industry's most brain-straining conferences, Defrag 2009, in Denver. Lots of catching up with old friends like Graeme Thickins and meeting new ones like PostRank CTO/founder Ilya Grigorik. Here's a quick shot from our table at the John Minnihan/Freepository-sponsored pre-conference dinner hanging with Infectious Greed's Paul Kedrosky, …

Snubbed Again

I don't know what's worse: the fact that I didn't make Fortune's "40 Under 40" list of business's hottest young rising stars...or the fact that I no longer qualify for inclusion on the list.

Hard work + can-do attitude = success

Early in my career as a young PR pro, I did publicity for The Horatio Alger Association. This story of the St. Louis-based Roberts brothers is a good example of what can happen when you pull yourself up by your bootstraps: Two brothers, no fears and $1 billion empire (via