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 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... ]

July 16, 2012, 9:01 am

Have a Heart

Originally posted on @erwwpr’s flagship blog.

This is the first in a series of 10 posts about different aspects of CEO branding.

“If Acme Widgets Corporation were a person, what sort of person would it be? How would you describe the looks, the personality and the style of that person?” Anyone who has attended consumer focus groups … [continue reading... ]

June 21, 2012, 9:00 am

Are Dads the New Moms?

Originally posted on Euro RSCG’s Social Life and Social Media blog.

If you happen to be home on any given weekday afternoon, you’ve no doubt noticed that there are a whole lot of dads pushing strollers these days while their wives are taking care of business at the office. We all saw the controversy that Time … [continue reading... ]

June 15, 2012, 11:10 am

Pinning Your Personal Brand on Self-Curation

Originally posted on @erwwpr’s flagship blog.

Looking to boost your PBI (personal brand index) and secure that dream job or snag some new clients? Now that we’ve entered an age in which a solid personal brand strategy is as important as a lack of typos on your résumé, the name of the game is no longer … [continue reading... ]

April 19, 2011, 10:16 am

Is Mark Zuckerberg Today’s Country Joe?

Originally posted on Euro RSCG Worldwide’s Prosumer Report microsite.

In recent months, Euro RSCG has commented on how the revolution is not just being televised, but tweeted about, updated on Facebook, and uploaded to YouTube. In our trends preview for 2011, I touched on the new face of anger and how most … [continue reading... ]

February 16, 2011, 1:12 pm

Breaking the E-Love Code

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the third in a series of four. See Euro RSCG Worldwide PR’s latest white paper, “Love (and Sex) in the Age of Social Media,” for more analysis about how Americans think about online romance.

Around Valentine’s Day 2011, our thoughts immediately turn to…social media. Well, why not? Social … [continue reading... ]

February 15, 2011, 3:23 pm

Prosumers in E-Love

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the second in a series of four. See Euro RSCG Worldwide PR’s latest white paper, “Love (and Sex) in the Age of Social Media,” for more analysis about how Americans think about online romance.

There’s a certain set of consumers who don’t just passively consume goods and services; … [continue reading... ]

February 14, 2011, 10:35 am

Love in the Time of Connectivity

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the first in a series of four. See Euro RSCG Worldwide PR’s latest white paper, “Love (and Sex) in the Age of Social Media,” for more analysis about how Americans think about online romance.

It’s Valentine’s Day once again, when lonely hearts turn to thoughts of love, … [continue reading... ]

October 9, 2010, 3:32 pm

Back to School

Originally posted on eurorscgpr.com.

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... ]

February 16, 2010, 9:15 pm

Rethinking the Presidency

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

President Obama’s latest poll numbers may be decent—a New York Times/CBS News poll found that he has higher approval ratings than the GOP, and that more Americans blame Congress, George W. Bush and Wall Street for our problems than they do him—but we hoped for better than decent from this … [continue reading... ]