Being a Man: The Metrosexual Era a Decade On

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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.

December 15, 2010, 5:00 pm

2011: The Year of the Brain (and Other Trends)

This is the 12th in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

As I wrap up my series of predictions for the very near future, I want to go a bit more personal. I’m … [continue reading... ]

December 13, 2010, 5:00 pm

Tapping Minitrends

This is the 11th in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

How does a trend get legs? Some trends start small and grow elephantine as if by force of nature, like the rise … [continue reading... ]

December 10, 2010, 5:00 pm

Who's in Control?

This is the tenth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

Remember “The Gong Show,” where there was the loud bonnnnnng to save contestants from catastrophe’s bottomless pit? Hello, Central Casting…. Has anybody … [continue reading... ]

December 9, 2010, 5:00 pm

Gender Bender

This is the ninth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

“The dollies got restless.” This line from an article in Newsweek in March 2010 remembering the landmark 1970 class-action suit that 46 … [continue reading... ]

December 8, 2010, 5:00 pm

Separated at Worth

This is the eighth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

What is anything, or anyone, worth today? It’s clearly a question for which the old “lies, damned lies and statistics” quote could … [continue reading... ]

December 7, 2010, 5:00 pm

Reinvention, Part II

This is the seventh in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

“There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile” is a nursery rhyme but could well be the leitmotif … [continue reading... ]

December 6, 2010, 5:00 pm

Yes, We Can…Reinvent Ourselves

This is the sixth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

We hear the word “reinventing” applied to systems all the time: reinventing capitalism, reinventing credit options. Reinventing health care, politics, journalism, food, … [continue reading... ]

December 3, 2010, 5:00 pm

Booting Up

This is the fifth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

Watch out in 2011 for the return of skin-thickening boot camps to toughen up kids and employees for the rigors of … [continue reading... ]

December 2, 2010, 5:00 pm

Public Mycasting System

This is the fourth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

Just ask Oprah: There is nothing stranger than human existence in all its infinite and frail variety. If it’s true, as they … [continue reading... ]

December 1, 2010, 5:00 pm

Net Gain

This is the third in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and an internationally respected trendspotter.

There’s a loss-of-faith crisis, and it’s as movement-ready as the one that led Jerry Rubin to pen the Yippie manifesto in 1968. That … [continue reading... ]