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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.

smalltalkbookKeynote Speaker and Trainer, Bestselling Author, Conversation Expert, Communication Guru, Nationally Recognized Spokesperson, Business Networking Authority, Master of Mingling 

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 that teach conversation and rapport building skills, business networking techniques, relationship building tools 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  “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.

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Covers everything from icebreakers to exit lines. Building business, getting dates, making friends or landing jobs this book is guaranteed to improve conversational skills, mingling ability, and networking techniques.

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Debra's January 2008 follow up book to her bestseller. The Fine Art of the Big Talk: How to Win Clients, Deliver Great Presentations, and Solve Conflicts at Work.

Feel more at ease at parties, banquets, receptions, and networking events. Use icebreakers that work every time. Engage anyone in conversation with poise and confidence. All In One USB Flash Drive (Mac or PC compatible): ­-3.5 hours
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The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills – And Leave a Positive Impression! (Unabridged) Nationally recognized communication expert, keynote speaker and trainer, and best-selling author Debra Fine reveals the techniques and strategies anyone can use to make small talk - in any situation. Do you spend an abnormal amount of time hiding out in the bathroom or hanging out at the buffet table at social gatherings?

Our group of 500 participants thought you were wonderful. They loved the topic and your wonderfully energetic and amusing delivery. Many people told me we should have given you twice as much time. In the eight years that we have sponsored this conference you have proved to be our most popular luncheon speaker. The response was simply overwhelming"
Melodye A. Turek
Executive Director
Colorado Safety Association