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.

October 22, 2010, 9:02 pm

Voting Local Is the New Global

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

As a marketing and PR professional, I’m a strong advocate of the phrase “Local is the new global.” (I am not, however, a huge fan of the jargon-y term for that idea—”glocal”—even though I used to toss it around promiscuously in the late 1990s.) If you meet me at … [continue reading... ]

October 9, 2010, 3:32 pm

Back to School

Originally posted on

Earlier this week, I went back to school and back to a CBI—the ultimate distinction at Euro RSCG Worldwide and ERWW PR. That’s our shorthand for Creative Business Ideas, those big leaps that rewrite a brand’s potential and give it new probabilities. Back in the early days of aspiring to CBIs, we … [continue reading... ]

October 6, 2010, 9:38 am

It's All a Blur

Originally posted on

Today, life is one big blur. At home, my office doubles as art gallery, library and dog playroom. In the kitchen, my palette runs more and more toward fusion (anyone else tried chicken with horseradish and curry?). On vacation in coastal Rhode Island this summer, it wasn’t Hurricane Earl we were worried … [continue reading... ]