Daymond John's Holiday Gift Guide for Busy Entrepreneurs

December is one of my favorite months. I spend quality time with my family, friends and team. Plus, I get the chance to reset and prepare for the new year’s BIG plans.

Sure, it’s a busy time, but the holiday spirit leaves me feeling uplifted, centered and ready to take on the world.

Of course, this time of year isn’t about presents, but presence

But if you are anything like me, then finding that perfect gift for loved ones is part of the fun! And I’ll take a wild guess and say that if you’re here, you either:

- Have an inspiring and ambitious entrepreneur in your life — someone you love and support, and you want all the good things for (good things including awesome gifts to grow their businesses, too) OR…

- You’re an entrepreneur yourself and either need to treat yourself after all your hard work this year or have family members trying to figure out what to get for you.

Sometimes finding the perfect gift for the entrepreneurs in your life is a bit tricky. We are a rare breed, after all. If you are a bit stumped on what the (crazy, busy) entrepreneurs in your life need, you have come to the right place! My team and I have some great ideas to make sure that your gift is a big hit.

Here are my top 8 gifts for entrepreneurs:

SELF Journal

Know an entrepreneur that needs help staying on track? Maybe they are a bit distracted or forgetful? I don’t know a single entrepreneur who isn’t juggling a million thoughts. Give the entrepreneur in your life the gift of productivity that will help them prioritize all those thoughts in their head. The SELF Journal’s 13-week system will help any entrepreneur focus on short and long term goals while cutting out distractions and procrastination. The SELF Journal is a must for every entrepreneur!

Have a stressed-out entrepreneur on your hands? Help them find peace through meditation. Headspace is an app that teaches you meditation (guided or unguided) and life-changing mindfulness skills in just a few minutes a day. The app lets you experience the benefits of meditation (less stress, better focus, and more happiness) anytime, anywhere. It’s been a game-changer for me and I’m betting that a LOT more entrepreneurs can benefit from better sleep and less stress.

Whether working from home or in a collaborative space, every entrepreneur can benefit from VARIDESK’s innovative workspaces. VARIDESK has made work stations that let you choose when to sit and when to stand. The desks raise and lower in seconds and can be assembled in less than 5 minutes. I’ve outfitted my whole office with VARIDESK because I agree that employees who move more during the workday are healthier, happier, and more productive. So if you know someone suffering from hip pain, looking to be more creative or simply want more workspace options, the VARIDESK is a great solution.

Daymond on Demand Start-up Blueprint
Looking for a gift for the entrepreneur who has an idea but they aren’t sure how to get started? The Daymond on Demand Start-up Blueprint Bundle gives entrepreneurs LIFETIME access to 5 of my favorite start-up courses, my new book, Powershift, a copy of The Power of Broke plus loads of bonuses - like the chance to win a personal 1-on-1 meeting with me! Learn more and help your favorite entrepreneurs crush 2020 & start the next decade off right with my Start-up Blueprint (sale ends December 13th!)

A couple of great books on entrepreneurship
I try to read as much as I can because if I’m not learning, I’m not growing. My 3 favorite books right now would all make great gifts. I think every entrepreneur should read:

- Marie Forleo’s, Everything is Figureoutable
- Chase Jarvis’s, Creative Calling
- Marc Benioff and Monica Langley’s, Trailblazer

With a million and one things on an entrepreneur’s agenda, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Audiobooks are a great way to soak in all the knowledge of a wonderful read while you do the dishes, go for a jog or drive to your next meeting. An Audible Subscription is a great gift that will make sure they can pick a book (whether for business or pleasure) that they haven’t read yet.

Blue Light Glasses from Quay
Let’s face it, most entrepreneurs these days are spending most of their day in front of a screen. Quay is helping us all protect one of our greatest assets - our eyes. Being exposed to high levels of blue light from all those screens makes our eyes work extra hard and can even disrupt our sleep patterns (and every entrepreneur needs more restful sleep)! But using blue light glasses can help relieve that strain and save your eyes. I especially love Quay’s Buy One, Give One program - you’ll really be giving 2 gifts!

LoveHandle Phone Grips
For the entrepreneur on the go, LoveHandle makes working on your cell phone (without dropping it!) a breeze. My team and I choose LoveHandle over the competition because they are pocket-friendly and work with wireless chargers. They offer 100s of designs but they also let you DIY your own. You can throw up a business name or logo which is a great way for any entrepreneur to represent their business, and it really shows them how much you support their business.

The great thing about these gifts? You are helping some of the busiest people in your life solve a problem! I’d love to hear some of your favorite gifts to get as an entrepreneur! Shoot me an email at

Happy gifting!

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