Debra Fine, a formerly shy tongue-tied engineer, is now an internationally recognized keynote speaker, trainer, communication expert and bestselling author. Fine established her Denver based company, The Fine Art of Small Talk, to teach all variety of C-Level, manager, stake holder and member, along with the spouse who is dragged along to banquets and meetings; conversation, rapport and mingling skills and relationship building techniques for use at business networking events, conventions, association meetings, trade shows, as well as when interacting with clients, customers and patients.
Once you master The Fine Art of Small Talk, every conversation and business networking event will become an opportunity for success. Learn about Debra Fine’s customized, tailored-to-each-audience, motivational keynote presentations and workshops. She teaches conversation and rapport building skills, business networking techniques, relationship building tools, and mingling tips. Other topics include: icebreakers and starting conversations, mastering introductions and remembering names, keeping the conversation going, avoiding conversation foot-in-mouth disease, listening and rapport building skills, body language, handling awkward situations and overcoming communication barriers, becoming “active” listeners, reviving a dying conversation, coming up with topics to discuss, approaching social functions with confidence, preparing for successful conversation and even exiting conversations with grace and diplomacy.
Business Networking Techniques – Mingling Tips
Rapport Building Tools – Conversation Skills
“Every Conversation is an Opportunity for Success”
Debra Fine is a nationally recognized expert on communication skills, presenting motivational keynotes, training programs, seminars and workshops for organizations that include Google, Hyatt Regency Hotels, Van Cleef and Arpel, National Environment Health Association, Cisco Systems, The Texas Association of School Boards, Alaska Forum on the Environment, PCL Construction, First Data Corporation, COMERICA Bank, Sacramento Association of Realtors, NASA, The United States Treasury Department, and the University Of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business along with hundreds of insurance, technology, engineering, telecom, government, construction, real estate, legal, financial and health care associations.
NSA 20 Year Member National Speaker Association
Professional Speaker, Bestselling Author, Conversation Expert, Communication Guru, Nationally Recognized Spokesperson