From strategy+business: It wouldn’t be December without a “best of” list frenzy. From the best albums to the best apps to the best ads, the end of each year draws us to revisit the things (and people) that struck a chord. The sheer number of these lists but can be a bit over­whelming, but they make sense. Given what is thrown at us every minute of every day, we undoubt­edly miss all too much of the good stuff. The high­light reel lets us expe­ri­ence some (short-term) nostalgia, yes, but it’s also an oppor­tu­nity to play catch up—and maybe even get a head start on the new year. · Go to A feast of manage­ment ideas for the new year →