Being a Man: The Metrosexual Era a Decade On

The force behind metrosexual mania in 2003, Marian is now CEO of Havas PR North America, which produced this paper. Click here to read more about how she helped usher the word into pop culture and how what it means to be a man has evolved since then.

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Read Marian's award-winning four-part series from the Huffington Post about the brain (including creativity, collaboration, the information onslaught and the new definition of braininess) here.

April 23, 2009, 2:47 pm

Your brand has been bashed; now what do you do?

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Online brand-bashing is a reality all companies face; just ask Domino’s. Companies can help guard against it by opening up an honest dialogue with consumers and by maintaining transparency, but if in fact they get hit, they had better react fast.

I started this discussion among industry colleagues and consumers (we are all … [continue reading... ]

April 12, 2009, 2:48 pm

The global isolation of English

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While living in Amsterdam just over a decade ago I was impressed by the way everybody I met spoke English—fluently, not just conversationally. What’s more, there were plenty of English-language movies and TV shows with subtitles, as well as books, magazines and newspapers in English. In my global travels since, there have … [continue reading... ]

April 2, 2009, 2:49 pm

Michelle Obama in London

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Does anybody know what label Barack Obama was wearing today as he attended the G-20 Summit in London on his first trip abroad as President? He always looks flawless, but no one seems too concerned about digging into his sartorial secrets.

What we do know is that his wife, Michelle, has the world … [continue reading... ]