* Buying a gift for the boss can be a real challenge
* Start with these professional, well-priced gift ideas
* Stuff they’ll actually use and enjoy
Your boss is one of the hardest people to buy a gift for. You don’t want to be a cheapskate, but you don’t want to look like a kiss-up. You also want to be interesting, but not inappropriate, and above all, you want to get something they’ll actually like (even if you hate them). To help tackle this age-old holiday challenge, we rounded up items from Amazon that make great gifts for any boss.
1. MaxGear Business Card Holder
Show your boss some professional love with this very professional business card holder from MaxGear. It features a durable stainless steel construction and a sleek look for great first impressions.
2. BookFactory Password Journal
Most head honchos have a lot of passwords to keep track of. Help them out with this handy password book.[caption id="attachment_88904" align="aligncenter" width="244"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
3. Top Shelf Flasks Personalized Flask
A personalized flask makes a great gift because it’s interesting, useful and not too serious. This one from Top Shelf Flasks has good reviews and a very reasonable price for custom engravings.
4. World’s Okayest Boss Coffee Mug
This “World’s Okayest Boss” mug puts a funny twist on the classic “World’s Best Boss” mug. Just make sure your boss has at least a slight sense of humor before gifting.[caption id="attachment_88906" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
5. Profile Gifts Valet Tray
Valet trays are something people don’t usually think to pick-up, but become a necessity once you’ve used one for a while. This one is especially handy with five compartments, including two for upright smartphones.[caption id="attachment_88913" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
6. Tommy Hilfiger Leather Wallet
A classy wallet is a good gift for most people, but has a professional nuance that makes it a great gift for the boss. This one by Tommy Hilfiger features a cowhide construction and embossed logo, and it comes highly recommended with over 3,000 reviews.[caption id="attachment_88909" align="aligncenter" width="290"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
7. Yes I’m The Boss Name Plate
Another great gift for the humorous boss is a funny desk name plate. This one does the trick, and does it for just $17.[caption id="attachment_88908" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
8. Fasmov Stainless Steel Man bookends
Book ends are another great gift for the top dog because they can be as professional or as silly as you want. We recommend these ones by Fasmov because they’re interesting, but still have that professional feel.
9. Iconic Home Wooden Zen Garden
Being the boss is usually stressful. Give yours a calming mini zen garden like this for de-stressing at the office.[caption id="attachment_88911" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
10. Trtl Pillow Travel Pillow
Trtl is the most innovative travel pillow on the market, and it makes a great gift for the boss on-the-move. It folds up to fit into a bag or briefcase, and provides much better head support that traditional travel pillows.