Do you dread networking events, meeting new people, hospitality suites and business related mingling functions? Does attending another open house make you want to run inside your own and lock the door? These business social occasions represent opportunities to develop relationships and broaden social and business networks. Once you master The Fine Art of Small Talk every conversation will become an opportunity for success. Learn about Debra Fine’s customized, tailored to each audience, motivational keynote presentations and workshops that teach conversation skills, business networking techniques, and mingling tips including 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 an “active” listener, revive 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. Discover her bestselling book The Fine Art of Small Talk (Hyperion) and her newest in the series The Fine Art of the Big Talk How to Win Clients, Deliver Great Presentations, and Solve Conflicts at Work (Hyperion)
Denver, Colorado Motivational Speaker and Bestselling Author with 15+ Years of Keynote Speaking and Training Experience Debra Fine is a former engineer who developed her keynote presentations and workshops The Fine Art of Small Talk and The Fine Art of Building Business Networking Skills and Gaining Referrals to teach conversation skills and business social networking techniques for use at networking events and social functions. Debra is a nationally recognized expert on communication skills, presenting motivational keynotes, training programs, seminars and workshops for organizations that include Cisco Systems, The Texas Association of School Boards, Hensel Phelps Construction Company, First Data Corporation, COMERICA Bank, Vail Associates, Lockheed Martin, The United States Treasury Department, and the University Of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business along with hundreds of insurance, technology, engineering, construction, real estate, legal, financial and health care associations. View a list of the many clients that gained everything from icebreakers to exit lines here. Her recent media appearances include the Today Show, the Early Show, NPR, CNN, Fox Business News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Men’s Health Magazine. Debra’s home is in Denver, Colorado so search no further for a Vail, Aspen, Keystone, and Breckenridge or anywhere in Colorado speaker! Her programs are rated the “Best in Colorado” and she was recently described in The Denver Post as being “A mixture of stand-up comic, therapist and teacher.”
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Debra Fine presents programs on conversation skills, business networking skills, and mingling skills for corporations, organizations and associations both across the country and internationally. Debra is a Denver, Colorado motivational speaker and trainer. Search no further for a Denver speaker or Rocky Mountain Keynote Speaker. Her keynote speeches and interactive workshops cover conversation skills, rapport building skills and networking skills and techniques and small talk tips that include icebreakers and conversation starters, listening skills, exit lines, introductions and even remembering names.
Debra Fine is a former engineer who developed her keynote presentation and workshop The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep it Going, Build Rapport and Leave a Positive Impression to teach conversation skills, business networking techniques and mingling tips for use at networking events, hospitality suites, trade shows and exhibit halls, membership meetings, conventions and conferences, and with clients, customers and patients during one on one interactions as well as banquets and other business social functions.