Some of the best book suggestions that I come across are often in the end of the year lists. Jonathan Storment (Abilene, Texas) has published his Top Reads from 2012. Good list.
You might be interested in this list of Top 10 Work Life Balance Books that Every Professional Should Read.
Also, don’t miss Frank Bellizzi’s My 12 Best Books of 2012.
A wonderful story
Don’t miss this very moving story about NFL All Pro Scott Wells who plays center for the St. Louis Rams. Scott is the son of Wayne and Cindy Wells, who I have known for many years. Wayne is a Church of Christ minister in Gainesboro, Tennessee. The video is the moving story of Scott and his wife’s decision to adopt children from Uganda.
Top blog posts
John Mark Hicks, a theologian who teaches at Lipscomb University, has listed his top five blog posts of 2012. John Mark’s writing is always very thoughtful and grounded in the Christian story.
Joe Lalonde wrote a nice piece on negativity. I like to read these kinds of reflections at the first of each year.
Recently Michael Hyatt recommended a book entitled 20,000 Days and Counting by Robert D. Smith. I read it this weekend and now will skim through it again. I find benefit in reading these kinds of books at the first of the year. Helps me examine my thinking, life, work habits, etc.