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.

October 25, 2012, 9:01 am

Making Places and Brands

Originally posted on

This is the second in a series of three posts that will discuss what I see as a PR émigré managing in a world where evolution meets revolution.

Some cities always attract the limelight. New York and Paris have rich pasts full of historic events and interesting people that will always … [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 27, 2011, 1:45 pm

1 + 1 = Excellence (Or…Hope Has Gotta Spring Eternal)

Originally posted on Fuel the Future.

With the next Cannes Lions on the distant horizon (I can barely make Fourth of July plans, so how in the world can I think about June 2012?) and my recent addition of Lisa Rosenberg to be president of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, I’ve been obsessing a lot lately about … [continue reading... ]

October 6, 2010, 9:38 am

It's All a Blur

Originally posted on

Today, life is one big blur. At home, my office doubles as art gallery, library and dog playroom. In the kitchen, my palette runs more and more toward fusion (anyone else tried chicken with horseradish and curry?). On vacation in coastal Rhode Island this summer, it wasn’t Hurricane Earl we were worried … [continue reading... ]

April 3, 2010, 9:34 am

Why Do Some Celebrities Rise Up?

Originally posted on

I’m very proud that Euro PR counts Wyclef Jean and his nongovernmental organization, Yéle Haiti, among our clients. I’ve been fortunate to work with him on ongoing communications and when he addressed the delegates at the One Young World conference in London in February. As both a collaborator and an observer, I’m … [continue reading... ]

March 31, 2010, 1:53 pm

Always On

Originally posted on

It’s hard to find a bigger believer than me in the advances of the digital revolution and the power of the social Web. I was conducting online market research in the ’90s, and one of my early clients was America Online. More recently, Euro RSCG Worldwide PR has helped clients use Twitter … [continue reading... ]

February 13, 2010, 8:30 pm

The Power of One

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

There were so many high points of this week’s One Young World summit, which brought nearly 1,000 young people from around the world together in London to address the most challenging issues facing the world today. But if I were asked for one that really stands out, I would say … [continue reading... ]

February 11, 2010, 8:38 pm

Lessons from Legends at One Young World

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

The inaugural One Young World summit under way this week in London is a next-generation Davos: a gathering of hundreds of future leaders from the world’s 192 countries. All under age 30, they’re bringing youthful energy, passion, optimism and creativity to the most challenging issues facing people around the globe … [continue reading... ]

February 11, 2010, 12:53 pm

Social Media Emerges as Community Glue

Originally posted on The Huffington Post.

The inaugural One Young World summit that concluded on Wednesday in London wasn’t just a gathering of hundreds of tomorrow’s world leaders. Don’t get me wrong: The energy of the more than 600 delegates from 100-plus countries, the passion of their debates and the progress that their resolutions made toward … [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... ]