Gift Guide for Strategists

Around the Office Content Strategy Strategy UX
Angie Carson

Gift ideas for the strategists in your office who love to dig into data, are happiest when they’re solving problems, and are constantly running off to meetings.

  • For the person who’s often running to off-site meetings, this travel cord organizer helps keep everything so you don’t leave accidentally leave the dongle that connects your laptop to the projector behind.
  • Alcohol to help get through the mental blocks. This is our user experience team’s current favorite drink.
  • A rolling whiteboard and markers because how else are you supposed to brainstorm?
  • An everlasting supply of Post-it notes for workshops, brainstorming, and keeping track of updates on projects.
  • Wireless noise-canceling headphones for when you need to shut out the noise and focus. These Plantronics headphones and these Bose headphones are office favorites. (Surprise, surprise – everyone on our team has these on their list!)
  • Deadlines that don’t all hit at the same time. Although it might be easier to get them this candle to help them stay focused and power through.
  • A giant confetti cannon to celebrate wrapping up a big project or finding out that your research hypothesis was correct.
  • Uber Eats Pass or Door Dash Pass because when you’re working under a deadline or get in the zone you can’t always leave for lunch.
  • A lifetime subscription to Moz.
  • Free time that isn’t spent in meetings to actually be strategic. Having time to think, research, and execute ideas is when we get to do our best work.

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