Menu

Buy Now

INSIDE OUR STORE

  • SMILE: SELL MORE WITH AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Let Smile be Your Trainer! Winner of 8 awards. The Essential 60-Minute Crash Course in Customer Service and Sales. Get the book Neiman Marcus uses for training. Just $15.99...

  • SMILE & SUCCEED FOR TEENS

    A CRASH COURSE in social skills for teens to ensure success in school, work and life. The solution to get your teens to put down the electronics (and feel good about it!). Triple award-winner! Only $9.95...

  • CLASSROOM PACKS: Smile

    Help your students succeed with the award-winning book Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service. Perfect for high school and college business classes. Comes with FREE teaching guide PDF....

  • CLASSROOM PACKS: SMILE & SUCCEED FOR TEENS

    Classroom packs of Smile & Succeed for Teens ensure your students succeed! Grades 6-12. Includes FREE Teaching Guide PDF....

  • Teaching Guide: Smile

    Ensure your high school, college and back to work adult students succeed! This softcover Teaching Guide for the book Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service will help you quickly and easily teach the activities in the book. $44.95...

  • TEACHING GUIDE: SMILE & SUCCEED FOR TEENS

    Ensure your students succeed! This softcover Teaching Guide for the book Smile & Succeed for Teens will help you quickly and easily teach the activities in the book. $44.95...

  • Parent's Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens

    The Parent's Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens. Perfect for parents, grandparents and other mentors to help young people master the life-changing skills in Smile & Succeed for Teens....

  • Teen Success Kit: Parent's Guide and Teen Book

    Teen Success Kit includes: 1 Parent's Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens, and 1 Smile & Succeed for Teens book. Give your teen the edge! Just $22.90...

Meet The Author

Meet The Author

Kirt Manecke is a an award-winning author and sales, marketing, fundraising, and business development specialist with over 30 years of experience surprising and delighting customers.

winner-11-awards-kirt-maneckeKirt's books have won 11 awards. Quick-easy social skills for teens! He spent nine months meeting with teens for his award-winning book on social skills for teens,
Smile & Succeed for Teens: Must Know People Skill for Today’s Wired World.

social-skills-for-teens-author-Kirt-Manecke

What People are Saying

  •  Read your book SMILE and loved the practical how-to common sense approach. Every teenager getting their first service job whether in retail or restaurant should be required to read it. Poor customer service is a pet-peeve of mine, from anyone of any age. Can’t wait to read your next two books!

    Sue Choma
    Mother of two, Novi, MI
  •  I really enjoyed reading your book. I believe that there are many businesses and sales professional that can really benefit from Smile and your process.

    George Haralampopoulos
    Owner, Growth Strategies, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  •  I highly recommend Smile to everyone working in education! I keep Smile on my desk and refer to it every day. Smile helped me improve my customer service techniques, including not having my cell phone out, making eye contact and smiling when I walk down the halls, making sure I connect with everyone in the building and say “Good morning or good afternoon!”

    Tammy Hansford
    Master of Education, Teacher Consultant, Ann Arbor, MI
  •  This book is a home run. As a father and businessman I strongly recommend this book. It’s great to watch my 12 year old daughter practice the skills she’s learned from the book, such as having a good handshake and making eye contact. It’s so fun to have conversations about what she notices when we go to different businesses. I know it has helped her to prepare for success by learning skills that she can use in school, and work, when she’s old enough. The book helps to teach skills that might not have sunk in so easily if they were coming straight from me.

    The book has also enhanced my employee training and saved me time for those employees with little or no customer service experience. It should be required reading.

    PETER WOTTOWA
    father
  •  Now I know how to act in an interview.

    JAICIE
    teenager
  •  Your book is excellent! It’s full of lots of useful information. I enjoyed it.

    Ron Berry
    Farm Bureau Insurance, Brighton, MI

Press

Psych Central, November 18, 2016

"With an entertaining and succinct delivery, Manecke’s book will be helpful to many teenagers attempting to find their way in the real world." 

Today's Catholic Homeschooling, October 4, 2016

"This is a must-read book for all teens embarking on their working career." 

Top Five Social Skills for Teens with Special Needs, July 1, 2016

To help teens with autism succeed in school, work and life, here are five valuable tips.  

Grandparents Link, May 26, 2016

"This is a terrific book to give to your teenage grandchildren." 

Parenting Special Needs Magazine, May 13, 2016

"Provides teens with a quick, easy, and fun way to improve their skills."  

Smile Training Kit

customer-service-training-book

UNHAPPY CUSTOMERS LEAD TO LOST SALES. IS YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE COSTING YOU MONEY OR MAKING YOU MONEY? Quickly and easily train your staff in customer service and sales! Affordable, quick and effective. Get the customer service training book used by Neiman Marcus and others in this one-of-a-kind training kit. Make training your staff quick, fun and profitable. ONLY $179.95. FREE SHIPPING

CLASSROOM PACKS

social-skills-for-teens

Prepare your students for success in school, work and life! Classroom packs are available for both books (click on the dropdown menu under "BOOKS" along the top navigation menu to access Classroom Packs for Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service). Each classroom pack includes a FREE Teaching Guide pdf. Click below for classroom packs for Smile & Succeed for Teens. Perfect for social skills, life skills and job skills training.

SUBSCRIBE BY EMAIL & Get the blog in your inbox.