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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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Why Socially Aware People Do More Business Gifting

In Business Gifting

Why Socially Aware People Are Also Gifters Gifts are inherently social. They’re not just given to be nice; they’re a part of the social interaction between individuals. Done right, a gift is a statement of relationship. It bonds that relationship with a feeling of personalization and memorability, and it connects two individuals or organizations together. It’s not surprising then that those people who are involved in social movements are also more involved…

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Holiday Gift Dilemmas, Part 1: Family Matters

In Genius Gifting Tips, Holiday 2018

Help! What do I give my ______?! Since we’re in the gift business, we’ve seen and heard it all when it comes to other people’s holiday gift conundrums. With the abundance of online shopping resources and a growing collective desire to give unique, meaningful items, holiday gift giving should be easier than ever. If you’re still tripped up by the recipients on your gift list–especially if you don’t know them well–finding Christmas…

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Signature Hostess Gifts For The Holidays

In Holiday 2017, Holiday 2018

Our founder Laura is famous among friends for her perfectly-planned gifts, whether she’s hosting, attending, or sending. Here, Laura shares her best tips for holiday gifts, including how to create a signature hostess gift you can give to just about anyone. Anyone who loves giving gifts dreams of having abundant time to create a unique gift for each recipient on our list, whether they’re business partners, party hosts, out-of-town relatives or dear…

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Ask The Expert: How To Give A Great Valentine’s Day Gift

In Genius Gifting Tips

We’ve heard plenty of reasons why people struggle to find gifts they feel good about giving, but we’re certain anyone can learn to give a great gift with a little encouragement. It is true that certain occasions, like Valentine’s Day, can put more pressure on the giver. Depending on your outlook, it’s the gifting holiday that inspires delight, dread, or excitement for Discount Chocolate Day (February 15th, for those marking their calendars)….

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