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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 25, 2013, 9:01 am

Predictions for Thriving in the Near Future

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the final post in a series of 14 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... ]

January 11, 2013, 9:01 am

The Big Burg Theory

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This is the 11th 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... ]

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 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... ]

June 7, 2011, 8:31 pm

Corporations: Pillars of the Community?

Originally posted on the Huffington Post.

There’s a real paradox today in the meaning of the word community. On one hand, we’re building our communities online and forming tribes with like-minded, digital folks who share our likes and dislikes, our restaurant recommendations and, in the case of places like Egypt, our desire for democracy.

But there’s another … [continue reading... ]

January 19, 2011, 9:01 am

Meet the Gypsetters

Originally posted on eurorscgpr.com.

After I named ’70s-inspired looks to my “Hot/Not” list for 2011 (they’re going to be hot), a friend pointed me to a beautiful coffee table book called Gypset Style. I love a blended trend term probably more than most people (I’m still hoping my own “Chindia” will take off as much as … [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 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 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... ]