56 Things Writers Have Predicted 2014 Will Be "the Year of"

Happy new year! Now that 2013 is out of the way, it's time to get cracking on deciding the what next year is. The Year of the Winter Olympics? The Year of World Peace? Or maybe one of these 56 other options, predicted by writers all over?

  1. the new hire
  2. the employee
  3. the super employee
  4. jobs
  5. offshore investing
  6. vertical downspacing
  7. grand aligned convergences
  8. economic populism
  9. small business
  10. the entrepreneur
  11. the social entrepreneur
  12. living socially
  13. e-engagement
  14. the horse
  15. the swan
  16. the salamander
  17. the modest sheath dress
  18. no excuses
  19. retail contradictions
  20. the baby boomer
  21. the super TV
  22. human dignity
  23. Palestinian solidarity
  24. the dollar
  25. $15 an hour in Seattle
  26. crystallography
  27. accountability
  28. the blame game in Washington
  29. the brain
  30. adoption
  31. family farming
  32. the bros
  33. the taper
  34. the pitcher
  35. the light heavyweights
  36. the chat
  37. the network
  38. the playlist
  39. music
  40. the female rapper
  41. the co-production
  42. Luigi
  43. the creative economy in Mississippi
  44. recovery
  45. repeat home buyer
  46. instantaneous voice communication
  47. the Google Chromebook
  48. Apple
  49. the smartwatch
  50. the internet of things
  51. small data
  52. Bitcoin
  53. you
  54. Yuengling
  55. the soybeans
  56. the haggis