Gifts for the New Year
Leaving your boss without a New Year’s gift is an extremely risky act. But when choosing a present for a lady who manages the work of a company or office, it is necessary to completely break away from the perception of working everyday life, because it is very pleasant to present gifts chosen with a soul! At the same time, making a choice is not so easy, because if your boss is a respectable lady, then you will need to show originality, but do not forget about a sense of tact.
Original gifts from the team
It doesn’t matter if you like your boss or not, you must always remember that she is not only a senior official, but also a beautiful business woman. For this reason, when deciding what exactly to purchase for the boss for the New Year, you need to consider her own tastes, hobbies or wishesif she voices them to you. At the same time, you can purchase a personal gift only from yourself, or you can present a general gift from office employees. The latter option has its obvious advantages — the amount for the gift will be much larger if all employees make their small contribution.
And this will mean that there will be much more gift ideas, so the gift will turn out to be more solid.
We offer several options for a collective gift.
- Armchair with massage effect. This is a rather expensive gift, which is ideal as a general gift from all employees of the company. A competent boss will appreciate this kind of surprise very much when he manages to relax in it at the end of a long day at work.
- Visiting an expensive restaurant. A certificate for a visit to such an institution can easily cause a pleasant surprise for several reasons: this service is still quite new, and besides, a lady is always interested in visiting such a luxurious place. This is a guarantee of a delicious dinner and a wonderful evening.
- Festive basket with food or sets. On the eve of the New Year holidays, many companies offer a choice of ready-made baskets that are filled with goodies. It is only necessary to carefully check the quality of the selected products in order to avoid an embarrassing situation.
You can entrust the choice of such a presentation to a freer employee, so that with the help of a specialist from the supermarket, he completes the basket based on the total budget.
- An original gift can be a large portrait of your boss. It is best to order it right away in a beautiful frame so that this interesting gift can be hung in a conspicuous place in the office. Such a present will bring a smile and 100% please your manager.
- If your manager likes to actively spend holidays, often travels to different countries, you can give him a creative white globe or a map with traced contours of the continents. And the boss can gradually “fill in” this globe, marking with markers the places she has already visited.
- If the boss loves extreme rest, then you should think about buying an original certificate for any extreme type of leisure available in your city. A parachute jump paired with an instructor or a wind tunnel flight, deep diving or a memorable training flight in a small aircraft are great for this. The main thing at the same time is to take into account the state of health of your leader. If the boss’s is not the best, then a too creative present will obviously be perceived in the most negative sense.
- If your boss likes to soak in the spa, if the boss simply loves popular cosmetic procedures, then you can safely give her a visit to a beauty salon with a decent reputation. The main thing here is to choose the right procedures. Obviously, you should not include wrapping or massage against cellulite in them.
- If your boss is an intellectual, then some rare tome of a famous classic or popular modern author may come as an unexpected surprise to her.
- Lover of painting it will be very nice to receive a gift of a high-quality reproduction of an eminent master or a rare encyclopedia about all types of art.
- If your boss loves various kinds of gadgetsthen she will obviously like the new model of a mobile phone or even a netbook (if you can “pull” the purchase of such an expensive present with the whole office).
If the lady-leader cannot be summed up under any of these categories, then a gift for her is selected as neutral as possible.
- Exotic flor or plant. Such a present is suitable for a lady who likes to decorate her house and office with flors and greenery. This surprise can be even more valuable if you grow the plant yourself.
- Solid personalized pen. This is one of the most popular options — to give the boss an expensive writing set.
- Table fountain. This is a really popular device for decorating the boss’s office, which perfectly calms the nerves with a quiet, unobtrusive murmur of a stream of water.
- Globe bar. The manager’s office very often hosts various events and celebrations of concluded deals. Therefore, it would be quite appropriate to present such an attribute, already filled with high-quality alcohol, as a souvenir.
- Book safe. Extremely convenient and necessary thing for any modern boss.
Homemade Present Ideas
Women especially appreciate unique things created in a single copy, so handmade gifts will be great options for New Year’s presents. It can be classy inlaid box to store jelry or beautiful notebook made in technology scrapbooking. The most important condition for such a presentation is that if you are not sure that you can make it yourself, find a master who will create a stylish author’s item for you. If your budget allows, then order a gift according to your sketch.
If a woman in the position of a leader loves handmade things, then be sure to look for her a figurine or expensive good embroidery in the author’s version.
You can also consider the following options as a gift.
- Wall newspaper or photo book. This is a great creative gift that will win the heart of any leader. You can create them yourself, or you can use special programs. Many photo services also offer their services in the competent compilation of collages.
- New Year’s composition. Many florists create real masterpieces from conifers. This composition will require minimal care from the owner, will last a long time and will allow you to create a much-needed holiday atmosphere. It will be appropriate both in the office and at home.
Another advantage of this gift is that you can find a composition for any amount. Separate details can be further used as decorative ornaments, which will be especially highly appreciated by a lady with taste.
- Candies made by hand. Now you can find sets with completely non-trivial tastes, for example, basil or even cheese. If you don’t know exactly what your manager likes, then give preference to the classic version. From sets, you can make a holiday greeting or even print the image of the boss on a chocolate bar. She will definitely appreciate such a gift.
- Plaid or hand-knitted bedspread. Such a gift will be truly exclusive.
- Statuette, meaning the sign of the Zodiac, under which your boss was born — the original image of Gemini, Virgo, Taurus, etc.
Best Budget Options
Certificates today, almost all consumer services and stores produce, which greatly simplifies the life of others, even those who manage entire companies. If this is too casual for a New Year’s gift, then just complement it with some little thing.
Give a young boss who is fond of drawing a set for an aspiring artist, it includes canvas with numbers, a set of all brushes and paints necessary for work. All this is realized in a smart package, you can also buy a beautiful frame for future work with this present. If your boss loves needlework, then she can be presented with a special set for her favorite hobby.
Notebook (stylish diary, business notebook) is also a good option. According to their design, such presentations should be decorated in a strict business style. The most restrained and extremely elegant — this is how a business gift to a female director should look.
There are companies that are engaged in the selection and design of exotic fruit sets in every city. Therefore, you just have to find this company or order the delivery of a presentation.
The work of designers on the design of the basket will really impress both you and the recipient.
Everyone is pleased to receive a mug that will warm favourite drink. This handy tea souvenir has a built-in warmer. The price of such a souvenir is quite pleasant, and the benefits are undoubted — your chef’s favorite drink will remain hot throughout the day.
A corporate flip calendar is an original modest gift that can be decorated with the help of photographs of the team.
You can make a presentation yourself or order its printing in a professional salon.
Top useful things
We offer the top 10 New Year’s gifts that will definitely appeal to your taste. female director:
- indoor exotic flor;
- fountain, miniature Japanese rock garden or globe (safe, bar);
- a book on the interests of the gifted;
- a set of elite tea or expensive coffee;
- certificate for a visit to a spa, restaurant, beauty salon;
- stylish glass ball with hand engraving;
- nominal expensive pen;
- creative keyboard or flash drive;
- a basket of delicacies or fruits and sets;
- Oscar figurine.
Personal gifts should be cheaper and easier than solid collective gifts. For this reason, overly pompous ideas can be discarded immediately. The most successful options:
- a good hardcover diary;
- name card holder;
- an interesting ashtray (if the leader smokes);
- stylish mug;
- small vase;
- original folder;
- Desk calendar with unusual drawings.
You can always find things that are acceptable to present to your boss. But there are also such surprises that cannot be presented to the boss under any circumstances.
List “prohibited» presentation looks like this.
- underar sets, cosmetics, things of an intimate nature — everything that is forbidden to give to an official who is above you.
- You can not buy dishes and utensils for the kitcheneven very high quality and fashionable.
- Too expensive surprises - gold jelry and household appliances. They are often perceived as outright flattery or even bribery.
- Items that are directly related to a particular business layer. This gift, oddly enough, can be perceived as an insult, since every modern leader can independently choose for himself the most suitable business accessories for his position and status. In addition, this present can be perceived by the boss as a hint of subordinates to her excessive severity and callousness.
By choosing the right present for a female leader, you can count on a long-term pleasant partnership beten her and your entire team.
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