The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Business Owners

Christmas and the holidays are right around the corner. It can be really hard to find the right gifts for your clients, employees, (or boss). What should be fun to do (gift shopping) is actually a dreaded task on your to-do list. And if you’re like me, you want to find the ‘right’ gift for each person on your list. So finding unique gifts take time to research and find, and that’s a pain in the butt, too.

holiday gift guide

Your want your gift to get a reaction, right? Maybe it’s a laugh, an observation of someone’s personality, or just something that helps your team do better work. So this year, we wanted to pull together a holiday gift guide full of unique gifts you never even thought of before for your client, staff, (or boss). It’s all about utility with a dash of fun. Prepare to stop panicking over what to buy this holiday season. We got you covered. 🙂

The Ultimate Unique Holiday Gift Guide for Business Owners:

1. coffee mugNow you may speak coffee mug

Never again be confused about when it’s safe to engage in morning conversation. This handy mug makes it extremely clear.


GoPlug2. GoPlug Bag

Always on the go? No more crawling around airports or cafes looking for a plug in. Back this KickStarter and give the gift that keeps on giving.


Gigs 2 Go

3. Gigs 2 Go

These tear & share 2 GB flash drives are made from 100% recycled paper and can make you feel good about sharing files…responsibly. The Kickstarter for this product has been exceeded its goal, so get in before it’s too late!


Tens photo filter glasses4. Tens: The Real Life Photo Filter glasses

I mean, who doesn’t want to see the world through an Instagram filter? This is a unique gift idea for that ‘unique’ client or employee. Phones down, my friends. Just pop on these shades.

nap chair5. Napping desk chair

We’re all about multi-tasking. Especially when it means your desk chair can also lean back and turn into a power nap chair.




hardback leather book laptop cover6. Hardback Leather Book Laptop Case

So you can always say, “I have many leather-bound books.” It’s a conversation piece. And it’s useful.


desk foot hammock7. Desk Fuut hammock

How many times have you wanted to put your feet up but can’t at the office? Resting or working, your feet no longer have to dangle aimlessly below your desk.



coffee spoon8. Funny coffee spoon

Having a rough morning? Hold up your spoon and say, “You’ve been warned.”



solar phone charger9. Waterproof solar phone charger

For the outdoorsy folks in your office who will never have to worry about a dead cell phone battery again.




air conditioning cooler10. IcyBreeze portable cooler and air conditioner

Keep your drinks cold and have a cold breeze wherever you go. Sweating is gross, you know?


tea infuser11. 2 pack of Mister Tea Infusers

Coffee is not everyone’s jam. But this unique gift idea will give the tea drinkers on your list the coolest cup around.




solar keyboard 12. Wireless solar keyboard

Who needs plug in electronics, anyways? Move your keyboard where ever you need it (and save a few trees, too!) I actually use one of these. It’s awesome.


standing work station 13. Standing work station (for Apple)

Get off your bum! Everyone’s doing it! Your brain and body stay active while working on your feet. Plus sitting all day is bad for you.



14. bubble ballsBubble Soccer Balls

If you’ve never played bubble soccer, you’re missing out. Make it a company outing and see how hilarious and fun it is to play soccer as your own version of Bubble Boy. Also, you must watch this video.


photo lens mug15. Into Focus Camera Lens Mug

Photographer by hobby or by trade, this mug is sure to make any warm beverage a bit more interesting. It might help bring the morning into focus, too.




We want to see the best workplace gift idea you’ve put on your holiday gift guide this year! Share your unique gift ideas in the comments.

Devan Perine

Devan Perine works with small business owners on their marketing and multimedia efforts. She's passionate about helping businesses build their presence online, and giving Gen Y a voice in the workplace. When she's not working, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen, and play with her band around Chicago. She loves to chat! Give her a shout on Google+, Twitter or LinkedIn.


  1. Devan: I have the “Waterproof solar phone charger”. Great ideas. I will explore more of them. Which is your favorite?

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