There are a handful of things that are synonymous to me with the end of one year and the beginning of another: Times Square, champagne, Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin on CNN, resolutions, more champagne, BCS games and… if you’re from the South…black-eyed peas and okra.
But there’s one more year-end tradition that seems to be on the rise, and that’s the proliferation of “Top Ten” lists. Just turn on your TV, launch your web browser or check your favorite social media at the end of each year and there they are…..hundreds of lists on almost every conceivable topic.
Not to be outdone, this year I decided to assemble my own “Top Ten List of Top Ten Lists for Marketing Professionals” in an effort to share the most interesting lists I’ve come across the past couple of weeks. Here are my picks: