34 Christmas Gifts for Your Boss That’ll Impressed Them

By Meghan Thomson | Updated: November 29, 2023

    So, the holiday season is rolling in, and you’re looking to surprise your boss with a gift that’s a cut above the standard coffee mug or generic gift card. We get it—finding that perfect present for the person who signs off on your vacation days can feel like a high-stakes treasure hunt. But don’t sweat it! 

    We’ve rounded up the best Christmas gifts for your boss that will dazzle your boss and might just get you that prime parking spot in January (kidding, mostly). Dive in, and let’s get your boss gift game on point!”

    We found funny, practical, unique, and inexpensive gifts, so you have options to fit your gift-giving style!

  1. Electric Cold Brewer
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    Are you shopping for your coffee-loving boss? An electric cold brewer that gets the job done in 15 minutes means no more planning 12+ hours for a caffeine fix. After brewing, press the plunger to filter coffee, and your boss can enjoy 22 ounces of their favorite cold brew!

  3. Creative Magnetic Calendar
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    It is a perfect gift for a boss who loves a unique calendar. The creative design makes this a practical calendar and a modern decoration. The magnetic balls for the date, week, and month are cool and different.

  5. 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station
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    This sleek charging device allows an iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch to be charged at the same time. If your boss is gadget-obsessed, this will be the ultimate gift to purchase. Since it has a beautifully simple design, it will add to the office decor.

  7. Photo Display with Pen Holder
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    The family-centered boss will love this thoughtful gift. There is space for up to 7 photos to be displayed, which is the perfect size for a desktop. Besides, a cup is included to hold pencils or a small plant. Choose from 3 options to fit your boss’s style.

  9. Zen Fountain
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    This is an excellent gift for any stressed-out boss. Zen fountains have become a popular tool for relieving stress. Above all, it brings a calming ambiance to the office as water cascades, making soft, relaxing sounds.

  11. Boss Lady Candle
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    A scented candle that smells like lattes, hustlin’, and a hint of kick ass. This is a great birthday gift for your girl boss’s best friend. Also, this is an excellent addition to a gift basket for your favorite boss lady.

  13. Whiskey Gift Set
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    This unique whiskey half-barrel includes two whiskey glasses, eight granite whiskey rocks, stainless steel ice tongs, a velvet carrying bag, and whiskey cocktail cards. Add this item to your excellent gift idea list for boss’s day, October 16th every year. You will quickly become your boss’s favorite as they enjoy a chilled glass of their favorite whiskey after a long week.

  15. Charging Station Dock
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    This is the perfect gift for the boss who loves a tidy desk. The charging station has a sleek look and can store up to 6 devices. Also, three different charging cable styles are included, allowing different devices to be easily charged.

  17. Paperweight
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    Not all paperweights have to be boring. We know your boss is a genius and will love this pewter paperweight etched with a quote from Albert Einstein. The imaginative boss will love this for Christmas, a birthday, or just because!

  19. Only Good Vibes


    This little glass jar contains folded notes to inspire and boost motivation. Reading one of these little notes can give someone a nice break in a stressful or hectic workday. This can be a nice Christmas gift for your boss or the office white elephant.

  21. Fitness Dice
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    The new WFH situation has left many of us feeling sluggish due to more time cramped at the computer. Fitness Dice is good for the boss who loves working out or is always talking about needing to get back into shape. Seven dice are included – 6 have the type of workout, and the 7th decides how many reps will be done. The best part is that no accessories are needed as all are bodyweight exercises.

  23. Portable Power Bank
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    If your boss is anything like mine, they have multiple electronic devices, both personal and business. This power bank will keep their battery going the entire day so they don’t miss a beat. It has 2 USB ports allowing simultaneous charging, and is small for easy travel.

  25. Tears of Staff Mug
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    A coffee mug with a sarcastic quote is an excellent idea for a gag gift. Any boss will laugh at this funny gift when they read “These are the Tears of my Staff.” This is an excellent gift for a boss with a healthy sense of humor! 

  27. Cheese Board
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    This is an excellent gift-giving idea for someone who prefers practical gifts. A cheese board fits the boss who hosts during the holiday season and enjoys having company or the wine lover who enjoys pairing with cheeses. The wooden board set comes with two ceramic bowls, two plates & 3 slat labels, markers, a wine opener & 2 server forks. Also, the slide-out tray has four knives.

  29. Desktop Boxing
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    Tabletop boxing sounds like a great office sport. This gift is for bosses who could use a little stress relief and a good laugh. A mini punching bag with a suction cup base comes with two tiny boxing gloves that fit on the index finger. Also, a mini-book is included with finger boxing moves and boxing trivia!

  31. Buddha Board
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    This may seem like it’s becoming a gift guide for stressed-out bosses, but let’s be honest: with all the craziness going on, everyone can use a way to destress. A Buddha Board is simple, easy to use, and works on letting go. After painting with water, the image will evaporate, leaving a blank slate for another masterpiece.

  33. “The Butt” Tape Holder
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    Gifts for bosses can be so dull at times, but this one does not fall into that category. The figure’s magnetic butt will hold your boss’s paper clips, the hands can hold the tape, and the toilet tank can easily keep pens or business cards in place. This will surely be the office gift that everyone is jealous of and won’t stop discussing.

  35. Desk Organizer
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    A desktop organizer will help tidy up the office, and the design will add to the room’s decor. Since it has little drawers, each item can have its own little space, no more moving things around to find the car keys when it’s time to go home. For instance, an extra touch can be added with a cute little plant.

  37. Succulent Garden Tools


    Succulents are so popular, and I can see why since they are resilient and relatively minimal upkeep is needed. This set includes 13 tools, all the things required for a thriving succulent garden. The plant-lover boss is sure to adore this gift idea.

  39. Monogram Business Card Case
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    There is nothing wrong with carrying business cards in this primarily digital world. This personalized business card case with magnetic closure will keep the cards safe when quickly thrown into a bag or pocket. The leatherette covering can be laser engraved on one or both sides, whatever you prefer.

  41. Desk Name Plate
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    What is better than a desk nameplate? A nameplate that is not only beautiful but functional, it has a slot to hold business cards. This custom-engraved piece has various fonts to choose from and can even have an image added!

  43. How Retirees Tell Time
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    A great boss deserves the best retirement gift! This custom-made wooden rack for wine glasses and coffee mugs is sure to be appreciated by the female boss, who is looking forward to many girls’ wine nights. Including her favorite bottle of wine will make this gift extra special.

  45. Coffee and Wine Set
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    Wine glass and coffee mug set that will make it straightforward for your boss which should be used when. However, it doesn’t specify what to put in each glass. These glasses are dishwasher safe and carefully packed into a gift box for easy gift-giving. 

  47. Starbucks Gift Card
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    If you are looking for a holiday gift but don’t want to settle on a boss mug, can I suggest a Starbucks gift card? It’s more valuable than a T-shirt too! This gift is even better because you can email it to your boss if you only see them via Zoom!

  49. Facials Masks
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    No matter how busy work gets, time can always be made for a bit of self-care. This facial mask set offers multiple benefits from hydration to clarity. After removing the mask from the package, place it on your skin, let it soak, then remove it and toss. It leaves no big mess to clean!

  51. Stainless Steel Tumbler
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    If you want your boss to know they won the World’s Best Boss title, this is the gift to get. It might seem like just another tumbler, but it will let your boss show off their new title to everyone around. Stainless straws with a brush for cleaning are even included!

  53. Bluetooth Speaker
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    Waterproof Bluetooth speaker, which is great for tons of outdoor activities. This can be used poolside, biking, hiking, and more. It is under 1 lb, making it ultra-portable, and the high-capacity battery allows up to 24 hours of play-time!

  55. Desktop Pinball


    It’s an old-school wooden pinball game and a beautiful conversation piece! However, it might keep your boss from doing work, which could be ok if you get them to sign your time off request while they’re distracted. Offer your boss a challenge – anyone who beats the boss receives a half-day!

  57. Standing Desk Converter
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    Standing desks are great for the health and comfort of those at a desk all day. This converter allows a current desk to easily be used as a standing desk and offers an adjustable height. Four sizes suit the office’s needs, from a laptop to two monitors.

  59. Infinity Bracelet
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    The infinity symbol is for never-ending friendship and love. Some bosses leave a special place in our hearts, and this beautiful bracelet is a great way to say thanks for being a great mentor and friend. Whether it is for a holiday or retirement, she will love and appreciate this special gift. Multiple finishes and stones are available; pick the ones that best fit your fantastic boss.

  61. Sarcastic Keychain
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    If your boss has a great sense of humor like mine, this keychain offers the perfect amount of sarcasm. This stainless steel keychain will make your boss laugh and won’t break your bank. 

  63. Leg and Foot Massager
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    The air compression leg massager can provide a comfortable air compression massage experience. After sitting at a desk for hours, this massager will help with circulation, relieve tiredness in the legs, relax tight muscles, and relieve leg pain. After thinking about it, you should add 2 to your cart since you should treat yourself too.

  65. Beard Grooming Kit
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    This beard growth kit includes conditioner, shampoo, oil, balm, a brush, comb, scissors, and a storage bag. It even comes already packed in a gift box. Natural ingredients are used to help with beard growth and health. The boss who loves to keep his beard sharp will appreciate this set.

  67. Mouse Pad
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    A mouse pad for the boss lady that will add some color to the office. Whether the boss lady is your friend, sister, or boss, she will love this gift!