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.

June 23, 2010, 9:12 pm

The Consumers’ New Clothes (Sarah Ferguson, Take Note)

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

I don’t need to tell you that the world has seen its share of change lately. We used to embrace change and make it happen (which entails pretty much everything before Sept. 11, 2001). Then we watched it from the sidelines (the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the various financial crises), … [continue reading... ]

June 4, 2010, 8:08 pm

BP’s Branding Backfires

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

For the past 40-plus days, BP’s devastated oil well has been gushing cautionary tales almost as fast as it’s been spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Executives should have listened to engineers who expressed misgivings about drilling technology. Corners should not have been cut. Regulators should have paid more … [continue reading... ]

June 1, 2010, 9:31 am

Getting Surreal

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

“You can’t make this stuff up” has become a clichéd refrain in our reality-TV-obsessed, out-to-shock world, but sometimes life is so outrageous that there’s really no other response.

I had one of those moments when I picked up my morning paper on Saturday. The Stamford Advocate’s cover story was about … [continue reading... ]