Holiday Gift Guide for the Special L&D Professional in Your Life


’tis the season of generosity, gift exchanges and to spend down those remaining departmental budget dollars. If you happen to have a special L&D person in your life – maybe a spouse, a co-worker, a direct report (or perhaps you oversee an L&D team) – the following is your ultimate guide to spreading a little holiday cheer:

Gifts under $20:

Reusable Dry Erase Name Tents – $3.50/each

A pack of Mr. Sketch Markers – $6.48

Portable Charger (because who wants to fight over the seat next to the outlet in the airport or at the conference center?) – $9.99

A pack of Mr. Sketch Ice Cream-scented Markers – $11.85

An icebreaker ball – $14.99

Cling-on Static Easel Pad (especially handy if you’re not allowed to stick tape or flipchart on the wall, it’s a sort of portable white board!) – $18.74

Gifts under $60:

Compact Wireless Bluetooth Speakers (because it’s nice to play loud music as participants enter the room, and sometimes these come in handy when you need to show a video clip during your session) – $24.99 Continue reading