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Crafting a business is no walk in the park, but neither is choosing a good gift for that entrepreneurial friend of yours. Don't stress over it too much, it doesn't have to be something super worthwhile and meaningful. While assisting in their business is an obvious, yet overused notion, one must turn to their intellect when shopping for the intellectually savant.
With the holidays just around the corner, there's no better time to start deciding on what the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs might be, just to deter from giving any false impressions. All it takes is a little knowledge of the entrepreneur lifestyle. Think businesslike, something that will not only boost productivity, but also mental presence.
Classic Notebook by Moleskine
Whether for thoughts, ideas, or simple memories, the Moleskin notebook is one of the most classic and, of course, one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs.
Try to get creative with this one by buying them a personal one with their favorite color, or maybe a really interesting design. It's really up to you, but personally I can never get enough of these moleskin notebooks, because they're so versatile.
Headphones by Bose
When you travel quite a bit, you begin to understand the utter importance of good audio accessories, and entrepreneurs seek that quality sound to drown out their minds when in flight mode.
These in-ear Bose headphones are an undeniable hit, but you can always go for the more sporty and high quality Beats, if they prefer something with noise cancellation features. Either way, getting them some sweet headphones is just one find in the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs.
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
You can either go for the more classic route by getting them an awesome book, but one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs who love to read might be a Kindle when it's all said in done.
Otherwise, you can get them Eric Ries' The Lean Startup, which is packed with pages of tips and tricks for the business entrepreneurs who want to make the most out of their company.
Credit Card Reader by Square
Attach it to any of your mobile devices and you've got your very own credit card reader in the palm of your hand. It's one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs, since their life is literally surrounded by business. Depending on what kind of business they run, this little device can make it easier for paying on-site, on time, and hassle free.
What better way to show your support and get them a great gift than by adding this Square credit card reader to your holiday gift list? It's also a great stocking stuffer, and one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs.
Coffee Beans by Lavazza
Yes, it's one of the most addictive substances we know on this planet, but we also know that coffee is the enterpriser's best friend. It doesn't have to be beans, it can be anywhere from a coffee making set, to gift cards from Starbucks. If they get the most done after or during a warm mug of coffee, this one's a great gift.
The Lavazza beans are a personal favorite of mine, but even if they aren't too keen on mixing up their coffee flavors, surprise them with something that may twist up their day to day taste buds. Side note, this is one of the best ways to impress your boss, but for now let's say it's one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs.
Apple Watch by Apple
It may be a tad expensive, but think about it, entrepreneurs need easy access to their smart phone devices without taking time out of their busy schedule. The Apple Watch is one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs, because it gives them boundless possibilities at their wrist. Some people are even calling it the 'unphone' option.
When you're running a business, people are trying to get in contact with you at a moment to moment basis, and if not than it's the entrepreneur trying to get in contact with potential investors. The Apple Watch can easily simplify this, and has many other various features, like Apple Music and internet connectivity.
Portable Phone Charger by Jackery
Just like audio accessories, the battery charger is for the traveling tycoon who always seems to either forget his charger, or simply has a dead phone all of the time.
The Jackery Bar does just the trick. Coming in three different colors, these power banks will keep your entrepreneurial friend connected at all times. He or she never has to worry about their phone dying again, because they can charge it anywhere, anytime as simple as plugging it into this device.
Bedrock Beef Chili by Paleo Meals To Go
Almost every entrepreneur says something along the lines of, 'I don't have time!' This statement tends to involve having something as easy as breakfast, or any meal in general. As one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs, try getting them ready to eat meals at the click of a button.
Though Paleo and GoPicnic are great for Amazon customers, if you really want to surprise that entrepreneur in your life, grab them a subscription to Diet-to-Go or Naturebox. Their simple, easy to make meals that cut time in the kitchen and get that mogul back into the boardroom.
Zen Garden by Toysmith
Business owners need something other than music and coffee to liven their day when stress and emotional strain is compounded on top of their work load. A small zen garden is one of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs, because it releases these negative feelings and clears their thoughts at the simplicity of raking some sand around a few pebbles.
This gift idea is great, because it can be good for both home and office, plus no one can be upset after receiving a zen garden.
Laptop Bag by Life Boost
Something as simple and easy as a laptop traveling case can make any entrepreneur happy and satisfied. Especially with this sleek Life Boost product, one's laptop case must be able to withstand the weather, but also look decent enough to own a business with.
Computer bags are extremely versatile and make for a great final addition on this list of the most useful gifts for entrepreneurs, since it will have them moving in style while keeping their valuables at their utmost safest.