What do you think of when I say—Office Supplies? Most people think BORING! Purchasing some cool things for your office chum or for yourself can be a motivator to get work done and be lots of fun! Here are some gift giving ideas for the holidays.
High Tech, low tech and no tech gifts for everyone on your shopping list.
Gorgeous Handcrafted Pens- If shopping local is your thing and you want to get something unique, check out Andy Trotti’s pens. Made from unique woods and all handcrafted. Andy started years ago making furniture, he’s moved onto smaller endeavors and still maintains the craftsmanship and quality. You can find him at Andy Trotti's Pens
Get this gift for someone who loses pens...
Leuchtturm1917 Pen Loop-Great to go along with your new journal or paper calendar. This adhesive loop holds a pen or pencil to guarantee you’ll always have one with you. The pen loop is very durable, I used mine all year and it worked like a charm. Locally, you can pick them up at The Stockroom or online at Leuchtturm1917 Self-Adhesive Pen Loop
USB Solar Charger-In the Valley of the Sun you could run on solar almost every day of the year. Why not capture that energy and charge up your phone or tablet. This could be your first step in going off grid.
A no tech option...
Fun Post Its for Dog Lovers-Mark your territory with these fun post it notes. The Best in Show Post Its
We all need a perk in our day and these are the best in show. Let beagles and bull terriers be next to your important notes and ideas. No Whippets in that mix but we know who’s really top dog at Wave Productivity, our mascot Jonny Be Good.
Not into animals try…
A Plant for your desk-Air plants are easy to maintain and add a hint of green and a little bit life to any desk. Mine came from the Desert Botanical Gardens. Shop their store at http://gardenshop.dbg.org/
Bonus: For that person who has everything but can’t find anything-a giant paperclip won’t help. Get them a gift certificate for some organizing and productivity sessions. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and receive a free consultation and hour assessment when you purchase a session.
Margo Brown is a Productivity Coach and Professional Organizer with Wave Productivity. She works with entrepreneurs, small business owners and business professionals to help them get more focused, organized and productive in their workplace. She serves the Tempe and Phoenix area in Arizona. If you want to get more organized in your office call 602-677-8275 or email email@example.com