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Debra Fine, is the author of The Fine Art of Small Talk (Hyperion). She presents keynotes and seminars on conversational skills and networking techniques internationally. Contact Debra at 303-721-8266 or visit her web site at www.DebraFine.com .

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How to Make a Good First Impression
Tips for Making Small Talk Success
Be a Small Talk Survivor this Holiday Party Season!
The “Feel Good” Factor: Customer Service Skills That Make a Big Difference
Developing Better Interviewing Skills
Business Networking Skills!
Business Networking Skills for Conventions and Meetings
Office Party Survival Tips
Make the Most of Seasonal Mingling
Top 10 Icebreakers for Holiday Mingling!
What do I say to Boys? (Strictly for teenagers!)
With a Little Work, Business Networking Skills Can Work for You!
Graduates: Don’t wait till you need a job to start networking!
Conversation Skills Lead to Fellowship
Job Interviews: Gaining the Edge with Small Talk Skills
Business Networking Skills for the Home Based Business Owner

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Mastering The Art of Small Talk

Debra Fine special on CBS Channel 4 News. Debra Fine is a professional speaker, best selling author, conversation expert, communication guru, and a nationally recognized spokesperson.

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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.

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Beyond Texting: The Fine Art of Face-to-Face Communication for Teenagers
Offering practical advice and cheat sheets Beyond Texting strives to help teens balance their digital and real world image and relationships.

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