The professional man or woman carrying around a business case, briefcase, or business satchel is going need to go shopping to find suitable accessories to stock her new bag. A well-designed and crafted business case deserves to be outfitted appropriately.
Shop for Make-Up Case
A quality make-up case should be included in any satchel the woman carries around for business needs, and a man would also benefit from carrying around a small toiletry case. If at all possible pick up a toiletry case that matches your briefcase or select a plain leather variety to stock your essential supplies in. Gender neutral personal products that can be packed are oil absorbing sheets to combat shine, a hand sanitizer for use after meetings, and a lotion for dry days. A mini-hairbrush is also an important consideration.
Shop for a Portfolio
A portfolio or folder crafted out of leather or a similar looking material is important to carry with you. Pick a variety of folder that is easily packed and unpacked and carry smaller generic folders with you. Before entering a new meeting, you can remove the materials you have for a particular presentation from your generic folder and place them in a nice, professional portfolio to give yourself an extra edge in a competitive environment.
Shop for a Business Card Case
A professional business card case is an absolute must. There is a bit of latitude here as there are several exquisitely done cases that are both professional and stylish, and that would coordinate with any type of business case, satchel, or brief case.
Leather Business Card Cases – Leather is a classic and understated option for a business card case, and leather cases themselves usually have several variations available including models that will hold one business card per page turn to portable cases that will hold up to three business cards in a vertical row.
Aluminum Business Card Cases – There are aluminum business card cases that can be left clean and polished for a stellar presentation effect. These aluminum cases can also be engraved with your name, a monogram, or an emblem that holds special significance for you. If you are working at a firm that you feel you will be employed at for a long and prosperous career, have the company name engraved on the front beneath your name. This is also handy in case you ever misplace your case.
These business essentials will provide you with all of the tools need to create a good impression at any meeting. Shopping for these tools can be a delightful experience and will leave you having made a concrete investment in your future.