Li Na Wins French Open Title for China

On Saturday, China's Li Na became the first Asian player, male or female, to win a Grand Slam singles title by beating defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 (0).  The sixth-seeded Li, who never had won a clay-court tournament before, pounded the ball hard and demonstrated powerful groundstrokes in a solidly played match. If you are wondering why the new champion is referred to as Li Na and not Na Li, the Women's Tennis Blog provides clarification:...more

What a tournament she had!?! Loved her gritty play, candor with the media and spirit to do it ... more

Walmart’s Fresh Ideas for a Brighter Future

Walmart proudly presents “Fresh Ideas for a Brighter Future,” at the 2010 BlogHer conference. Our booth space will feature a growing garden of ideas for a sustainable future and will be an oasis offering a quiet respite from the conference’s frenzied pace....more

Can't wait to see the garden!

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A Horse is a Horse -- Not a Female Athlete

The second-most-notable female athlete of 2009 according to the Associated Press was the first female to win one of the most celebrated contests in her sport and has a perfect record, winning all 14 of her major competitions.She is also the youngest woman to receive the honor, and at five years of age has accomplished all that she ever will in her sport and so has gone off to retirement....more

Why do journalists, and marketers alike, miss the mark on women and sports?  Serena is ... more

New Year To Do Lists

I'm officially on vacation. Unofficially, I'm catching up on bits and pieces of work that fell through the cracks. Stuff like organizing my inbox. Cleaning out my folders. Cleaning up spreadsheets, half finished reports... I could go on, but you get the picture.I'm also thinking about how I want to start 2010. Do I want to do challenges? Do I need a new 101 in 1001 days list? Am I going to join Crabby McSlacker in the 10x group? Or work on organizing my life with Org Junkie?