Creative Holiday Gifts for Everyone You Love
Can you believe it? ‘Tis the season!
Below are some recommended gifts… for you, friends, family, colleagues, team members, and more.
There are literally gifts for every person and budget… so have fun exploring. Be sure to share your ideas in the comments below!
FYI: If you’re mobile, you may notice issues with images loading at funky sizes. Be patient and they should self-correct. Just wanted to give you some visual inspiration, too! 💗
For the artist…
If You Want to Write - This book from 1863 is timeless advice for any and every artist.
The Artist's Way - Must read — whether it's your first time or routine renewal.
Creating a Life Worth Living - Defining words like success for creatives!
Big Magic - Eliminate the bull-shit so that you can get out of your own way.
Turning Pro - Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
‘Til the Fat Girl Sings - Sharon Wheatley’s journey from an underestimated overweight kid in Cincinnati to a "Broadway somebody".
Jen’s Gift Book - A Treasure of Inspirational Insights
For the entrepreneur…
Business Model Generation - A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
Start With Why - How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Blue Ocean Strategy - How to Make the Competition Irrelevant
Purple Cow - Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
Now Discover Your Strengths - Identify Your Unique Talents and Build Them into Strengths
Shut Up and Tweet - This short read helps beginners and advanced Twitter users really understand the platform.
Music is a universal language. Support independent artists with these incredible albums from extraordinary artists! You can also "try before you buy" at all of the links below, too. 😘
Kathryn Allison - New Single arrives 11/23!
Want to find something unique and one-of-a-kind? Check out the collections and custom work of Julius Cohen—made in NYC since 1956!
I've been hearing people say they like to share experiences or memories—not just material possessions. I like this idea quite a lot.
A few creative experience ideas might be...
Photos + Video
Believe it or not, professional photos and videos don't have to cost thousands of dollars! For friends and family members, see if there's a local creative you could collaborate with?
I believe that everyone needs/deserves professional media... not just artists! What about family photos? Lifestyle photography? A new "About Me" video?
For a list of my favorite media creators in NYC and LA, be sure to grab my 2019 Resource Rolodex.
Kickstart someone's 2019 resolutions with....
You’ve found a special offer! Until Cyber Monday at 5pm EST, I’m offering instant access to Presence, my annual January program covering personal branding and photos that get results. For every purchase, $125 (or 25%) will benefit Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. Click here to learn more or register now!
Why not start the ball for your nieces, nephews, newlyweds, and more with their very own .com?!
But seriously... Google makes it very easy to reserve a domain.
If their .com is taken... check out .me as a creative domain extension!
Who doesn't love new business cards, stationary, journals, etc? For photo or brand-based gifts, I love Moo*. Moo's Printfinity makes it easy to upload or create many different designs in one pack or order... so you can create a deck of dynamic business cards, postcards, stickers, etc.
One year, I used Moo's Printfinity to create custom stationary for all the special people in my life.
*If you use these resources, I may earn a small commission. Thank you and Happy Holidays!