They have ambition and an unstoppable work ethic, and they somehow still manage to find the time to be a great friend, role model, and confidant. Who are they? The future CEO. And they deserve more than a bottle of wine and a pat on the back for the holidays this year.
The future CEO in your life will appreciate items that will actually get used every day, make any workday easier, and help them enjoy happy hour without worrying about what’s on their to-do list, so the items that we have curated check those boxes (and more!). Choose from gifts that will increase productivity, be motivational, and of course, encourage them to take well-deserved rest after a long day’s work.
Seriously impressed with all of our top-tier recommendations? Not to brag, but we had a feeling you would be. Click here to shop our entire holiday gift guide.
Stylish, comfortable, and contains compartments for all the essentials, this work tote will take you from the office to happy hour.
For the friend building a career as stylish as she is, consider this the bible for a successful work life at every step of your career.
Because would you even survive the week without your work wife!? Show your office bestie the gratitude she deserves.
Every badass needs a go-to power blazer. We scoured the internet for the best one: structured, tailored, perfectly oversized, and effortlessly chic.
The must-have mug for any coffee-lover–thanks to this rechargeable coffee mug, your coffee will never get cold again.
The perfect gift for list-makers and multi-taskers: everyone needs a planner or calendar to keep their life in order.
So many Everygirl editors swear by and obsess over these trousers, so we had to share the perfect work pant with you too.
Sorry, coffee snobs: It doesn’t get better than Nespresso. For the coffee addict who’s ready to upgrade her mornings, this is the perfect splurge.
This adorable croissant print adds the perfect personalized touch for a gift that’s as useful as it is cute.
Picture this: You have the most stylish desk setup of all time–this Instagram-favorite lamp is to thank.
Because even the most successful CEO doesn’t want to have to buy Sweetgreen every day, these sleek containers are perfect for packing lunch.
An editor favorite: These blue light blocking glasses from the cool girl’s go-to sunglass brand will help keep headaches and eye strain away.
Your coworkers will be jealous when you pull these headphones out (and thanks to the noise-cancelling feature, focusing just got easier too).
Desk organization doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, this set offers organization for everything while adding a pretty touch.
For the friend who doesn’t want to spend $$ buying lunch, this is the grown-up version of your childhood lunchbox.
This 2 in 1 laptop and touchscreen tablet is ideal for both work and play. Its user-friendly design makes it easy to super easy navigate, and it’s perfect for taking on-the-go to the office or for a WFH coffee shop moment.
Taking notes during a meeting just got instantly more fun (and motivational).
If you know, you know. The future CEO in your life will show off this iconic quote with pride—guaranteed.
Maximize your productivity with these daily sheets filled with productivity tips, inspiration, and prompts to stay focused on your goals.
Help reduce clutter in your office space with this acrylic, one-piece computer monitor and laptop stand.
Perfect for coffee-lovers who like to leave their coffee out (read: don’t have time to put it away) so they need something pretty and delicious.
We all have that friend who barely remembers breakfast rushing to work: this five-minute makeup kit will simplify her mornings.
For the friend who is always working overtime, give her the gift of self-care (and a hint) with Summer Friday’s Overtime Mask.
Charge all your devices (iPhone, AirPods, etc.) in one place without the mess of cords—bonus that it’s incredibly stylish too.
A future CEO deserves elevated versions of their essentials, and this glass french press ensures the most decadent cup of coffee.
This faux leather clutch keeps your laptop protected on the go. Bonus: add a monogram for a personalized touch.
For the workaholic who may need a push to give herself some TLC, she’ll be sure to take the hint with this minimalist sweatshirt.
If you spend way too long fishing keys out of your work bag this organizer will change your life.
For your favorite baddie, get them a candle that will remind them what they’re working for every time they light it.
You live with your phone in your hand–why not make it chic? Answering emails on the subway has never looked so stylish.
Hide and organize cables, cords, power strips, and chargers so your desk never looks cluttered with technology again.
Why would you settle for a boring plain mousepad when you can level up with this sleek personalized one?
For the girl who spends too much time at her desk, an under-desk walking pad is a game changer.
Ditch your neon highlighters you’ve been using since third grade–this set in neutrals and pretty pastels is ways more grown-up.
We all have that one friend who has amazing aspirations, but needs a confidence boost to achieve them. This is the gift for her.
Accessorize your favorite accessory (your phone) with an elegant strap of pearls you can wear over your shoulder.
Attention workaholics: If you spend 10+ hours a day in front of a screen, you need this mist that protects skin from blue light damage.
The wellness girlies already know that adaptogens are packed with nutrients–they’re also the secret to better focus and energy too.
Because if you have a bookshelf, you need a stylish pair of bookends to keep your books organized and elevated.
This acrylic wall calendar has gold accents, space for every day of the week, and morning and evening checklists.
Because some days call for work-from-bed, this sherpa lap desk is stylish, comfortable, and contains optimal storage.
The ultimate money manual for millennials, this bestseller outlines how to earn more money and build more wealth.
These notepads are so pretty, you’ll want to make room on your desk because they deserve a permanent spot on display.
For your driven bestie, there’s no better gift than learning something new–especially when you’re learning from the smartest, most talented people in the world.
The Everygirl is committed to highlighting BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and women-owned brands as well as environmentally conscious companies and small businesses. Our gift guides bring value and variety to our readership by supporting brands that celebrate this diversity.
We pledge that half of the products in our gift guide fit the above categories, with an added commitment that 15% of the products will be from BIPOC-owned businesses. Additionally, we source size inclusive items that represent different bodies and aesthetics to fit the needs of our entire readership.
If you see a label next to a product, that means it is a business owned by, a product produced by, or a brand that has an initiative associated with these core values.