Sometimes the best gifts aren’t toys. Gifts that brighten the work day and lighten the workload can be exactly what the presenter or professional on your gift list needs to survive the cold months of winter.
For the presenter or busy professional in your life, consider one of the gift options below.
1. The Power of Visual Storytelling
The presenter or professional marketer in your life will love all of the tips and tricks featured in this unique and insightful resource.
Product Summary: Filled with full-color images and thought-provoking examples from leading companies, The Power of Visual Storytelling explains how to grow your business and strengthen your brand by leveraging photos, videos, infographics, presentations, and other rich media. The book delivers a powerful road map for getting started, while inspiring new levels of creativity within organizations of all types and sizes.
2. Kindle Voyage
Most presentations need data, case studies, and real life examples to resonate with an audience. Give your beloved presenter the most cutting-edge Kindle, so they can deliver a jaw-dropping presentation filled with insights curated from brilliant books.
Product Summary: The high-resolution display (300 ppi) features sharp, dark text that reads even more like the printed page. The micro-etched glass screen is crafted to eliminate glare and feel like paper to the touch.
Learn more here: Amazon Voyage
Compare the Voyage to the Paperwhite: Kindle Voyage 3G, 6″ High-Resolution Display
3. 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About People
Don’t let your favorite presenter fall short of their potential. Give the gift of success with this inspiring book.
Product Summary: Every day around the world millions of presentations are given, with millions of decisions hanging in the balance as a result. Do you know the science behind giving a powerful and persuasive presentation? This book reveals what you need to know about how people listen, how people decide, and how people react so that you can learn to create more engaging presentations.
Learn more here: 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About People
4. Premier Water Bottle
When presenters and busy professionals get in the zone at work, healthy habits often fall by the wayside. Help your ambitious loved one stay hydrated with this gorgeous S’well water bottle. Not only does S’well create beautifully designed water bottles, S’well is also a charitable community member and proud partner of charitable organizations such as WaterAid, American Forests, and Drink Up. Visit the S’well site to learn more about the charitable benefits of this exceptional product.
Product Summary: This insulated S’well water bottle, in an exclusive white-on-white colorway, will keep a beverage cold for 24 hours or hot for 12. Glossy finish. Made from BPA-free, double-walled stainless steel. A vacuum seal keeps liquids and carbonation fresh. Packaged in a cardboard tube for easy gifting.
Learn more here: S’well White Out Medium Stainless Steel Bottle
Another great water bottle option: Memobottle
5. USB Battery Pack for Travel
Rated by WireCutter as The Best USB Battery Pack for Travel, the Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 is a must-have for presenters or professionals who travel often for off-site meetings. With the Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4, your favorite professional will always have fully charged batteries while on the road.
Product Summary: Exclusive to Anker, PowerIQ™ amp-adjustment technology intelligently identifies your device to deliver its fastest possible charge. Enough power to keep you going for days. Charge an iPhone 5s almost six times, a Galaxy S5 over three times or an iPad Air once. The new E4 weighs under a pound and rests nicely in your palm. Press the button to check your power level or hold to activate the flashlight.
6. Adobe Creative Cloud Photography subscription
Visual content is necessary for all presenters, sales teams, and professional marketers. Help your favorite professional keep up with the visual revolution by giving the gift of endless creative possibilities with the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Product Summary: An Adobe Creative Cloud membership gives you the ability to download, install, and run all of the latest Adobe creative desktop applications for photography, design, web, and video – including Adobe Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC. Membership gives you access to hundreds of all new features available only in Creative Cloud, plus immediate access to all future updates and new features as soon as they’re released
Learn more here: Adobe Creative Cloud [Digital Membership
7. Pencil by FiftyThree Digital
Continuing the theme of visual content, a stylus that works like a real pencil will help the professional on your Christmas list stay ahead of the competition.
Product Summary: Pencil is the fastest and most expressive way to create on the iPad. Named “Best iPad stylus” by WIRED and The Verge. Rest your hand on the screen and draw freely with best-in-class adaptive palm rejection. Blend with your fingers. Flip Pencil over to erase. Thin as a real pencil, with internally balanced components that feel right in your hand. The Walnut model is milled from a single piece of sustainably-harvested, premium walnut. Each Walnut Pencil has a unique grain and tone. Pencil puts creative possibility in your hands.
Learn more here: Pencil by FiftyThree Digital Stylus for iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPad
8. Tea Beyond Blooming Teapot Gift Set Duo
Give the gift of tranquility with this tea set that is sure to inspire a calming mood for the hard-working presenter or professional in your life.
Product Summary: This beautiful gift set includes one hand crafted glass Teapot Duo 16 oz and one pack of blooming tea Duo (2 blooms). Simple and functional, Teapot Duo is made from heat resistant glass. It comes with a glass lid, glass teapot and stainless steel wire strainer at the spout. Perfect for both blooming tea and loose-leaf teas.
Learn more here: Tea Beyond Blooming Teapot Gift Set Duo KJ GFS2001-1
9. Fisher Bullet Space Pen
Presenters and creative professionals typically have lots of ideas that might be forever lost if they are not preserved in a note somewhere. Give your loved one the perfect pen so their great ideas can be saved on paper.
Product Summary: Originally created in the 1940s and sent to space with the NASA Apollo missions, the Fisher Space Pen is designed to be compact enough to fit in a pocket and yet perfectly balanced when open. The pressurized ink cartridge writes at any angle, upside down, and in extreme hot and cold temperatures.
Learn more here: Fisher Space Bullet Space Pen with Clip, Chrome, Gift Boxed (400CL)
10. Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Scanner for PC and Mac
Give the gift of less paperwork this year. Presenters and professionals can make paperwork disappear with minimal effort by using the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500.
Product Summary: The ScanSnap iX500 is the scanner that intuitively guides you through every step of the scanning process, and lets you access your documents anywhere and anytime. Scan to and view across a range of popular cloud services, or wirelessly scan to your PC, Mac, iPad/iPhone, and Android devices. A host of automated settings are designed for effortless scanning. Scan your everyday documents, from business cards to A4 and even A3 paper. Once scanned, you can send the data to Word, Excel, e-mail, and SharePoint amongst others.
Learn more here: Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Scanner for PC and Mac (PA03656-B005)
Conclusion: Most professionals and presenters eat, sleep, and breathe their work and presentations. Use your Christmas gift this year to help make that part of their life easier and more successful.