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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.

January 7, 2013, 9:01 am

The Rise of Africa

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the 10th in a series of 14 posts expanding on Salzman’s forecasts for 2013 in her annual trends report, a program of global communications group Havas Worldwide. This year’s book, What’s Next? What to Expect in 2013, was published on 12/12/12 and is available at … [continue reading... ]

December 20, 2012, 11:46 pm

The Future of Education: Constant Schooling

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the seventh in a series of 14 posts expanding on Salzman’s forecasts for 2013 in her annual trends report, a program of global communications group Havas Worldwide. This year’s book, What’s Next? What to Expect in 2013, was published on 12/12/12 and is available at … [continue reading... ]

December 14, 2012, 2:26 pm

What’s Next for an Imperfect World?

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the fifth in a series of 14 posts expanding on Salzman’s forecasts for 2013 in her annual trends report, a program of global communications group Havas Worldwide. This year’s book, What’s Next? What to Expect in 2013, was published on 12/12/12 and is available … [continue reading... ]

November 1, 2011, 11:22 am

Rumors Gone Wild

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

Behold the velocity of change, where technology has enabled a Mach 11 approach to spreading and receiving information. And as an outcome of all this now-or-now business, the rumor mill is not only buzzing but also shouting down the lane. It’s not at all unlike the virus portrayed in the … [continue reading... ]

January 18, 2011, 9:01 am

Gabby Giffords and the Resilience of the Brain

Originally posted on eurorscgpr.com.

Like the rest of the world, I watched with horror as events unfolded in Tucson, resulting in the death of six people and critically injuring Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. As talk swirled of right-wing conspiracies and out-of-control anger, people of all backgrounds prayed for Giffords and wondered how she could possibly survive after … [continue reading... ]

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 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 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... ]

February 8, 2010, 12:35 pm

Ten Trends of 20-Somethings

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

With the inaugural One Young World summit kicking off this week in London (my company, Euro RSCG Worldwide, organized it), my thoughts have been focused on the biggest trends among 20-somethings, an increasingly powerful group. In one of my earlier posts, I explained why adults born after 1980 are the … [continue reading... ]

February 3, 2010, 12:05 pm

How Young People Are Changing the World

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

The opinions of young adults—which today have solidified into values—are not to be ignored. Not only are people in their 20s powerful voices within their communities, but they’re also consumers. These first adults of the millennial generation (roughly, the people born between 1981 and 2000) are bellwethers for a group … [continue reading... ]