Your Christmas wish list for increasing productivity in 2019

It’s that time of year again, when loved ones begin asking: ‘what do you want for Christmas?’

Your PA is also going to look at you with expectant eyes in terms of what gifts to order for clients, seniors in the company and such. Answering ‘nothing’ is not going to get you very far with either and, so, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest gift ideas that’ll equip and excite for work in 2019 before it’s even begun.

A VR headset
Virtual reality is the future, as we know, and this gift gets serious kudos for being both productivity-enhancing and escapist at the same time. A good headset will cost a few hundred bucks, but it’s so worth it. Any decent model is compatible with most smartphones and you can download content easily from the Apple or Google app stores. The newest VR headsets also have things like adjustable lenses, a soft eye cushion and augmented gaming function to keep you having fun for hours.

A Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook
The brightest people are ideas people, likely to get hit with a moment of inspiration in the most unlikely places. You need some way to get those thoughts down before they evaporate, and everyone who’s anyone has at least one Moleskin, and now you can up your gift-giving game by presenting clients with an Evernote smart notebook. These Moleskins allow you to write on paper but still have digital backups of your scribbles by simply taking a photo.

A magnetic cellphone holder
For something smaller but still unique, why not try a magnetic mobile device holder? Only costing a couple of hundred bucks, it looks seriously cool seeing your phone stand up by itself on your desk and, at the same time, is useful in that it doesn’t contribute to that inevitable office clutter. The force is strong with this one…

A subscription to
Thought leaders are notoriously voracious readers, while at the same time being too busy for anything as sedentary as reading a book. If you want to up your thought leadership status – or help someone else do the same – an Audible subscription is a great way to stimulate your mind with all the latest great reads while stuck in traffic.

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