We’ve both been boss’ throughout our careers, which inspired us to shop for 36 Boss’ Day gifts for each Enneagram type. Now, typically, our lists don’t span both genders, but today, you are in luck! We’ve included gifts for him and gifts for her on our Boss’ Day gifts for each Enneagram type–because we love a good Enneagram gift.
Simon Sinek suggests a good leader is someone who makes their employees feel safe, who draws people into a circle of trust, but that’s also a big responsibility. If you have a leader or boss who has made you feel valued as employee, that’s reason to celebrate. Let your boss know you see, know, and celebrate their efforts in leadership with a gift specific to their Enneagram type this Boss’ Day. But don’t wait! Boss’ Day here in the United States is October 16, 2020. You’ll want to make sure you leave plenty of time for shipping and customization.
Now, take a scroll through all 36 Boss’ Day gifts for each Enneagram type or jump straight to the type you are shopping for using the links below.
Resting Boss Face Notebook
As a boss, you can’t always say what you’re thinking, amiright? Turn the RBF phrase into a power statement with this notebook to document all the lists, to-do’s, and goals.
Super Boss Mug
As an Enneagram 1, they probably are a super boss–detailed, quality, and justice-seeking. Got a male boss? Grab a masculine version of this mug here.
Monogramed Wood Pen
Giving an elegant writing instrument is a sign of academic and personal appreciation and respect. It also happens to be an old tradition that’s perfect for the Enneagram 1 boss.
Best Boss Office Wall Art
It’s a powerful statement that everyone on the team can get behind.
World's Best Boss Dock
A helpful tool for a supportive leader, with a personalized accolade too! It’s a thoughtful gift for any Enneagram 2 leader.
My boss is more awesome than your boss–way more awesome, and this mug proves it.
A thoughtful gift for a great leader with the perfect words (in case they are hard to find).
Thank You Gift Book
Enneagram type 2’s tend to be great at knowing what we need. For when you want to reciprocate your appreciation, but cannot find the words, this thank-you gift book will say everything they need to hear.
Appreciate the strategy your Enneagram 3 boss brings to the table? Add to the office decor with this wall chess set that nods to their sense of competition and greatness.
An Enneagram 3 value’s worth, and there’s nothing sweeter than having your team acknowledge it.
Luckiest Boss Mug
Of course an Enneagram 3 is going to be proud of their team (hopefully you’re lucky enough to be on it). Pair it with a coffee gift card for a sweet treat from the best employees.
Personalized Tie Clip
Keeping it classy with a tie clip perfect for the stylish Enneagram 3 leader.
Big Personality Desk Signs
If your boss has a big personality, they won’t mind this fun and retro desk sign embellished with cheeky sayings.
Before and After Work Mug
A coffee mug and a beer pint glass–everything your Enneagram 4 boss needs to conquer the day.
Boss Lady Cuff Link
Treat your boss to a subtle yet bold statement cuff bracelet this Boss’ Day.
Just because they are a boss doesn’t mean they don’t have big feelings. Make it fun with a paper tantrum pad that’ll get it all out on paper–then back into the circular file cabinet.
Boss Lady Candle
Big on protecting their space, add to the vibe of an Enneagram 5’s office with a Boss Lady candle that smells of Jasmine, cream, and wood scents.
Personalized Wood Business Card Box
Keep those professional business cards looking professional with a customized box that supports a small business owner.
Yoda Best Boss Mug
It’s a pun an Enneagram 5 would appreciate. They’ll love it–Hans down.
World's Best Boss Pen Holder
Why did we pick this pen holder for an Enneagram 5? Simply because it’s simple, and Enneagram 5’s have way more complex stuff going on in their minds to worry about.
One of a Kind Necklace
Loyalty is a major value of the Enneagram 6, so gift her this necklace with a beautiful, heartfelt message to demonstrate you see all the greatness she brings to the table.
Funny Snack Bag
It’s a clever snack bag with a fun message–giving all the “nutritional” facts that make up a great leader.
Likely to fight for their teams more than they fight for themselves–notice that endearing trait with a funny shirt.
Own it. Enneagram 6’s as boss’ focus on protecting those in their circles, as well as affiliated organizations. It’s a respectable trait in a leader.
Hatch Ideas Notebook
Likely to always have ideas, appreciate that quality in your Enneagram 7 leader with a notebook specifically for all the inspiration.
Man, Myth, Legend Mug
Customize this mug for the boss or leader in your life who fits the bill.
Being a leader is a journey, and while you might not get insight into it, it’s nice to acknowledge all the ways they’ve shaped your own.
Reserved for the Boss Pillow
You’ve heard of reserved parking? Well, for wherever the boss “parks” now there is a pillow to save the seat. Literally.
Shatterd Glass Paperweight
Enneagram 8 leaders–voted most likely to be breaking glass ceilings everywhere. Commemorate that with a paperweight that nods to their achievements.
World's Best Boss Socks
Being bold with sock choices isn’t going to scare your Enneagram 8–go ahead and make it official with a world’s best boss set of socks.
Like A Boss Candle
Dictionary.com says to do something like a boss is to do it with stylish confidence or authority. All characteristics of the Enneagram 8 leader.
It’s okay if your boss knows they are special. Celebrate them with a tumbler that lets them enjoy the praise.
Proud Boss Mug
Our friends over at Enneagram Coffee suggest the type 9 is secretly snarky, and we’d agree. So this mug makes the lineup for the Enneagram 9 boss’ gift list.
Decision Paper Weight
Can’t make a decision? We wouldn’t suggest using it for the BIG life decisions, but this fun device can make a game out of simple everyday decisions like what to have for lunch or what restaurant to visit and is a clever gift for an Enneagram 9 leader.
Make the to-do list a little more appealing with a faux leather custom clipboard that can turn a comfy chair into a writable surface.
Wood Desk Calendar
With a nod to the outdoors, we included a beautifully designed wood desk calendar that’s way cooler than a paper calendar by far.
We are all set for October 16th with these 36 Boss’ Day gifts for each Enneagram type. What characteristic do you most admire about your boss? Do you know their Enneagram type? Make sure to shop our co-worker gift ideas next!