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2017 National Boss's Day

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Bosses Day

Oct 16th, 2017

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Even bosses need to be shown recognition and told that they too are appreciated. Monday, October 16th 2017 is your chance to both tell and show your boss what you really think of him or her. Don't be shy to give your boss the appreciation that he or she truly deserves.

Gift Ideas for Bosses Day

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Bosses Day Gift Idea - Signature Frame

Signature Frames

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Signature Frames let the whole team express their appreciation by signing a framed motivational print with personalized engraving.

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Drinkware Gifts

Show your appreciation while keeping them going with their favorite beverage. Our best selling & affordable option for a token of appreciation.

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Clocks & Watches

Exceptional work stands the test of time, and so do these gift clocks & watches for your boss.

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Glass & Crystal Gifts

Flowers fade, but the crystal vase with your personalized engraving will be appreciated forever. Choose from elegant boss's gifts that shine like their leadership.

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Personalized Gifts

Impressive and personal. These designer gifts allow you to engrave the recipients name for a personal touch at no added cost.

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Desktop Prints

Motivational office decor is a great way to inspire the boss who inspires you.

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Leadership Books

Give your leader a book that will further inspire them & the team.

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Executive Pens

Nothing is mightier than pen and their leadership. Our exclusive collection of high end pens include a beautiful case with motivational sentiment.

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Executive Games

Let your boss play and stay motivated with our exclusive interactive sculptures & office games.

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Put a piece of motivation on your bosses' desks so they will always have something to remember you by throughout the workday.

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History of Boss' Day

The origin of National Boss's Day dates back to 1958 when Patricia Bays Haroski, an employee at State Farm Insurance Company in Illinois, registered it with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Haroski chose the date because it was her father's birthday. Who was her boss? ....her father.

The date of October 16 was chosen, which also happened to be her father's birthday. She was actually working for her father when she made the registration.

Otto Kerner, the Governor of Illinois at the time, made the choice to back Ms. Haroski's registration in 1962. He then proclaimed October 16th to be Boss's Day. The reason to designate this day is to give the bosses of an organization the appreciation that she thought was deserved.

Bosses Day

Sometimes refered to as Bosses Day, this holiday is the one day of the year for them to be recognized for the job they do throughout the year. Many American workers may not know that Bosses Day is traditionally October 16th. This is the day workers of any business are able to make an impression on their bosses.

However, since the 16th falls on a weekend, kick of the following week by celebrating Bosses Day on October 16th, 2017 with all your coworkers and all their bosses. Bosses day is that rare chance to do something special for your leader. Leadership gifts are a great way to show your appreciation on Bosses Day.

Boss's Day Gift Ideas

Employees have many options to choose when deciding how to celebrate Boss's Day. One of the better and more personal ways is to write a simple note or offer a boss a card. The basic idea is to thank them for the support and appreciation that is given throughout the year.

Another option is to go in with a group of coworkers to purchase a personalized gift or appreciation gift. There will also be people who may take their boss out to lunch. However, keep in mind any workplace etiquette that may apply.

Why Celebrate Boss's Day

The idea for Boss's Day is also a strategy to help improve the employee-management relationships that exist in an organization. Ms. Haroski believed younger employees often did not understand all the hard work and dedication that their immediate management demonstrated each day. Moreover, she believed workers also need to show their boss or supervisor equal acknowledgment, at least once each year.

Top characteristics of a good boss: Fair, Honest, Understanding, Approachable, A Good Communicator.

Every boss has demonstrated qualities that can be celebrated. These are not as difficult to find when an individual puts in a little thought and effort. Management of an organization will discover they need to praise and recognize employees to help motivate them. A supervisor, manager, and other type of boss will come in all sizes and shapes. They can come across as thoughtful, aggressive, insightful, and quiet.

Many often choose to lead by example and work to create an environment that is friendly and rewards ambition and loyalty. A good boss is a person who may act as a mentor and be there to listen to complaints. Show your appreciation for their leadership, compassion, mentoring and support! Celebrate Boss's Day on October 16th, 2017.

Take your boss out to lunch with your co-workers. Splitting the bill among you makes this an affordable activity. Present him with an inspirational gift or a token of appreciation that is work appropriate. The boss's day gift should be something that is both stylish and functional so that it used often and looked upon fondly as a constant reminder of how his or her team appreciates the job he or she is doing.

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Customer Favorite Boss' Day Gifts

Updated Wednesday 05-24-2017
Lead the Way Stone Image Paperweight
Rating: | Reviewer: Leslie of Plano, TX

Lead the Way Stone Image Paperweight

Attractive and useful gift!
We got this for our manager for Boss' Day. The message was perfect - and she is our "star" - so it was ideal! It sits on top of the papers in her in-box - so it's useful too! And it reminds her everyday how much we think of her and inspires her to keep on leading. It was perfect!

Leadership Quotes Book
Rating: | Reviewer: suzanne of aurora, il

Leadership Quotes Book

perfect for the bossA
Love it

Great Quotes from Great Leaders Quote Book
Rating: | Reviewer: PAPA BEAR of SPANISH FORK, UTAH

Great Quotes from Great Leaders Quote Book

great quotes from great leaders
I use these quotes to motivate myself daily, and to improve myself. I send quotes out to my son's, son-in-laws, grandsons on a weekly basis. Always looking for books of quotes.

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