If your family is like mine, Christmas fever is starting to strike. Decorations are going up around the neighborhood, and every day brings new ads for holiday sales.
If you are anything like me, your Christmas wish list includes an item or two to feed your speaking hobby or career.
Last year, Six Minutes provided dozens of Christmas ideas for the speaker in your life (or you!). By popular demand, we’re doing it again.
This year’s list is organized by price, so you can find the best fit for your personal budget. You’ll find a wide range of practical and indulgent gift ideas:
- index cards to cue your memory;
- whiteboard and flip chart supplies;
- a mini-tripod for your rehearsal video camera;
- USB drives and laptop bags for presenting on the go;
- presentation remotes;
- speeches on DVD;
- a selection of books;
- and much, much more.
Please share your gift ideas in the comments!
- $0.00 — A subscription to Six Minutes. Free in 2009; still free in 2010.
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- $1.46 — Index Cards, Plain White, 3” x 5”, Pack Of 500 Cards (Universal)
- $2.49 — USB Flash Drive, 512 MB (Kingston)
- $2.72 — Index Cards, White Ruled, 3″ x 5″, Pack of 100 (Mead)
- $2.75 — Dry Erase Markers, 4-pack, 4 colors (Expo)
- $3.29 — Eraser for Dry Erase Board (Universal)
- $4.65 — Flip Chart Markers, Permanent, Bullet Tip, 8 Color set (Sharpie)
- $4.75 — Mini Tripod (Digipower)
- $5.02 — Dry Erase Board, 11 x 14-Inch, Magnetic (Board Dudes)
- $7.99 — Pocket Pointer, Slimline, Pen Size, Extends To 24″, Chrome Finish (Acco)
- $7.99 — Laser Pointer, Red, High Quality
- $7.99 — Book, The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking (Dale Carnegie)
- $8.16 — Dry Erase Markers, 2-in-1 Double-Sided, 8-pack, 16 colors (Board Dudes)
- $9.99 — USB Flash Drive, 2GB (SanDisk)
- $10.17 — Book, Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History’s Greatest Speakers (James C. Humes)
- $11.84 — Book, The Story Factor (Annette Simmons)
- $13.04 — Dry Erase Board, 24 x 36-inches, Melamine, Aluminum Frame (69% off: List price is $42.65)
- $13.49 — Wireless Laser Pointer Presentation Device, Silver (LTD)
- $16.98 — Book, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures (Dan Roam)
- $18.99 — Wireless Presenter with Laser Pointer (Targus)
- $23.09 — Book, slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations (Nancy Duarte)
- $23.95 — Book, Better Beginnings: How to Capture Your Audience in 30 Seconds (Carmen Taran)
- $26.26 — Laptop Case, Black, 17-inch Slimline, (Case Logic)
- $26.99 — The Greatest Speeches of All-Time, Box Set, DVD
- $29.99 — Flip Chart Stand, Lightweight, Aluminum 66 inches (The Felt Source)
- $33.49 — Wireless Presenter with Laser Pointer (Kensington)
- $39.98 — Great Speeches of the 20th Century, Audio CD Set
- $48.99 — Digital Voice Recorder (Olympus) (50% off! List price is $99.99)
- $49.99 (or less) — A six-month membership to most Toastmasters clubs