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🎁 Gift giving advice needed: Joined a small growth stage company and given the low morale because of COVID etc., the CEO wants to buy gifts for the leadership team (5-8 folks). What’s a nice gift idea that you all recommend for Directors/VPs?

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Tubs of celebratory popcorn in 3 flavors - butter, cheese, caramel.

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Budget?

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TBD but a tad flexible. $50-$100/gift?

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Gift card to a fancy restaurants with enough $$ that employee can take significant other as well..

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There are zoom wine tasting you can do so maybe a gift card to something like that for all the directors / vps to have a date night with their SO

More equity

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Yeaaaah, not gonna happen, lol

Wouldn’t it make more sense to give gifts to their reports to try and keep them motivated to deliver? The growth in the equity value should be worth more than a $50-$100 gift they can prob just buy themselves

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Very thoughtful of your employer. Are you hiring? 😂

It was my idea 😂 but yes, very empathetic and compassionate CEO who was open to my suggestion.

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customise some company swag set? like branded backpack, tee, travel set, card holder - sth unique with company logo printed helps morale, good stuff to post on linkedin too :p

Last thing I’d want right now is company swag tbh

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a gift that they can give to their spouses, partners, children

Get well cards.

A plant. Spruce up workspace, no awkward eating or drinking restrictions.

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