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.

September 27, 2012, 8:03 pm

Citizens of Innovation Nation

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

In my last post, I wrote about the capitals of Innovation Nation—the cities and schools where creativity, entrepreneurialism and academia are intersecting to produce hotbeds of innovation. Now I’d like to look at who lives in and who leads Innovation Nation.

The importance of the human element … [continue reading... ]

September 26, 2012, 11:46 am

Innovation Nation

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

Forget about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. What’s really making America tick these days is innovation, an idea that has been on my mind a lot recently. This is a crucial time for the company I lead as we rethink our own innovation strategy … [continue reading... ]

September 25, 2012, 12:42 pm

Our Fountain of Youth

Originally posted on @havaspr’s flagship blog.

This is the second in a series of posts about the rebirth of our agency as Havas PR North America.

If you were to travel back in time a few decades and take a tour of businesses (which would probably be a waste of your time machine, but bear with … [continue reading... ]

September 24, 2012, 7:00 am

Havas PR: Albert Einstein Plus Steve Jobs

Originally posted on @havaspr’s flagship blog.

This is the first in a series of posts about the rebirth of our agency as Havas PR North America.

To get those first-day-of-school butterflies as an adult? To reinvent ourselves, pump some fresh air into our lives, show the world a new side that nobody knew we had? Real changes … [continue reading... ]

September 12, 2012, 9:01 pm

Eleven Years Later: Looking Back at 9/11

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

Right after the horrendous tragedy of 9/11, I co-authored an op-ed about the effects of the attacks on the American psyche: shaken confidence, an all-too-keen awareness of lives ended and innocence lost. Much of that still holds true.

But with another decade between us and those terrible events, it’s becoming clearer … [continue reading... ]

September 12, 2012, 8:55 am

In Transit

Originally published on Stamford magazine’s website.

Living in Connecticut and working in New York City, I’m a devoted Metro North commuter. When the day comes that I cease being a commuter, I might have to join a support group to help me through life without the transitions. Commuting is my psychic punctuation, separating my work life … [continue reading... ]