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GoodPractice Interview With Debra Fine
LA Times: Small Talk Pays Large Dividends
AARP: Texting and E-Mail, No Time To Talk
WikiHow: Small Talk for Successful Business Networking
WikiHow: How to Conduct Small Talk in Cyberspace
Attorney At Work: Big Ideas for Small Talk
The Huffington Post: Holiday Small Talk: 5 Do’s And Don’ts For Awkward Encounters
The Boston Globe: A Little More Conversation
Psychology Today: Hitting the Big Time With Small Talk
Houston Chronicle: Small Talk Is Right at Home on the Holiday Party Circuit
MyBusiness Magazine: Start The Chatter
Fast Company Magazine: 60 Seconds on Small Talk
The Albequerque Tribune: When You Hear The Jingle, It’s Time To Mingle
Kansas City Star: Small Talk Breaks Ice and Can Even Build Friendships
CNN.com: 12 Tips for Making Small Talk
Chicago Tribune: For Starters, a Conversation
American Monthly Football Magazine: Networking: Make the Most of Every Opportunity
Entrepreneur Magazine: Let’s Chat
Rocky Mountain News: When it comes to business, no talk is too small
Rocky Mountain News: ‘Feel Good’ Factor is a Key to Success
Rocky Mountain News: Spark of Small Talk Can Kindle Warm Relationship
Christian Science Monitor: A Chatting Pro Proves Small Talk is No Big Deal
The Saginaw News: Say What?
Real Simple: The 10 Big Rules of Small Talk

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CBS Sunday Morning
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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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