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Metro Women Connect presents

THE FINE ART OF SMALL TALK - Conversational skills for Business & Networking

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-11:30 a.m. Program

Hilton Garden Inn - Urbandale
8600 Northpark Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

A former engineer, Debra Fine established her Denver-based company The FINE Art of Small Talk to teach all variety of professional conversational skills for use at networking events, business conventions, trade shows, and with clients, customers and in the workplace.

Debra talks about improving conversation techniques, mingling tips and networking skills. She has been a Rotarian for over 12 years she is an active volunteer in politics and charitable organizations near her home in Denver, Colorado. Debra is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and the Colorado Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Debra has given workshops and motivational speeches around the country to companies that include Cisco Systems, Boy Scouts of America, the Texas Board of Education and Wells Fargo Bank as well as for association and non-profit meetings and events.

Develop conversational skills and acquire experience in becoming more at ease at networking events, meetings, and social events.

THE FINE ART OF SMALL TALK offers the skills you need to:

  • Make the most of business networking events
  • Start a conversation even when you think you have nothing to say
  • Avoid foot-in-mouth disease
  • Prevent awkward pauses
  • Adopt listening skills that will make you a better conversationalist
  • Approach social functions with confidence
  • Feel more at ease at social events, meetings, and job interviews
  • Turn every conversation into an opportunity for success
  • Make sure your body language is inviting and natural
  • Use icebreakers that work every time
  • Stabilize your shaky knees and dry your sweaty palms
  • Exit conversations with tact and grace
  • Mingle with moxie