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Crossing Boundaries: When Is a Gift Inappropriate for Your Employees?

In Business Gifting

Race, gender, and many other factors play a role in our relationships with others. As an employer, this is something about which you must be extraordinarily thoughtful because a misstep can damage your employee-employer relationship and reflect poorly on your company as a whole. This is important to consider when you’re giving a gift as a business. So, how can you ensure that your gifts are appropriate? Know What Appears Personal  Gifting is…

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From the Grocery Store to the Business Gift: Why Made in the USA Matters

In Business Gifting

Gifting to business partners and clients is expected to increase in 2019, according to the Knack Business Gift Satisfaction Report. Forty percent of C-suite executives state that they plan to spend more on gifts in the new year. To make the largest possible impact, those who are gifting need to look closely at the label. If it reads “Made in the USA,” that gift is more likely to be meaningful and memorable to some…

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Branded Gifts And The C-Suite Recipient

In Business Gifting, Genius Gifting Tips

Does The C-Suite Love Your Branded Business Gift? There are myriad reasons why people give. There are also multiple reasons why the recipients either adore or shrug off your gift – or worse yet, consider it an insult. Even in a business setting. For example, in some cultures, a gift of a clock is considered to be a harbinger of death, while a knife severs your relationship. But even if you’re well-versed in…

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When Should You Give a Shareable Business Gift?

In Business Gifting, Genius Gifting Tips

The gift that is for everyone in the office – when should you give it, and when should you give a gift that’s for each individual alone? In The Social Psychology of the Gift, Barry Schwartz argues that gifting involves “distributive justice.” One person gives, and the other keeps a silent tally and gives a gift or takes action that is of a similar value. If gifting is about this one-on-one transaction, then…

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Gift Cards As Business Gifts: What to Know

In Business Gifting, Employee Gifts, Expert Gift Tips, Genius Gifting Tips

Should You Give a Gift Card as a Business Gift? The debate over holiday gifts has started, and the question is this: should you give a gift card to your employees, partners, and/or colleagues, or should you give a tangible item instead? The gift card’s stored value is a gift that’s similar to giving money to your employees. It is a gift that feels secure; however, does it create the gifting experience…

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