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 15, 2010, 4:38 pm

The Mind and Mood of Connecticut

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

“Keep the younger generation in the state, provide jobs for the population, send the illegal immigrants back to their countries. We need jobs to provide services to our citizens. With jobs, we can also sustain our present level of living, keep our roads in good repair. Stop the politics. Most … [continue reading... ]

April 13, 2010, 2:30 pm

What Happened to Privacy?

There’s no bigger question in the world of the social Web than what’s going on with privacy. Is it over? Can it be saved? Is it worth fighting for?

Facebook made headlines around the world a few months ago when it changed (weakened) its privacy protections and founder Mark Zuckerberg said the age of privacy is … [continue reading... ]

April 5, 2010, 10:20 pm

Why Purple Will Be the New Blue

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

Ten years ago, I predicted that blue would be the new green. When I released my annual trends forecast for 2000, I pointed to the power of Millennium Blue. I meant it figuratively—our concern with all things environmental would morph into heightened awareness about the world’s water supply (and, sure … [continue reading... ]

April 3, 2010, 9:34 am

Why Do Some Celebrities Rise Up?

Originally posted on

I’m very proud that Euro PR counts Wyclef Jean and his nongovernmental organization, Yéle Haiti, among our clients. I’ve been fortunate to work with him on ongoing communications and when he addressed the delegates at the One Young World conference in London in February. As both a collaborator and an observer, I’m … [continue reading... ]