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    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...

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    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...

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    Train your teen employees to delight your customers. Make more money today! Includes 100 Smile & Succeed for Teens books. (Contact us for customer quantities)...

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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.

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What People are Saying

  •  Excellent advice for today’s wired teen. Face-to-face communication seems to be a lost art amongst today’s technology-wired generation. Yet communications skills are vital for building relationships and landing and keeping a job. Smile & Succeed for Teens is a concise guide that instructs teenagers on what to do and what not to do to be approachable and successful. At 120 pages, it’s just the right length for teens who are used to fast-paced information. The text is broken up with cartoon sketches, bullet points, and quotes to make it visually interesting and teen-friendly. Topics include manners, body language, interview tips, and being a good employee.

    Smile & Succeed for Teens is a must read for teens getting ready to enter the work force. The information would also be helpful for adults who could use a brush-up on good communication skills. Highly recommended.

    SHERRY ELLIS
    mother, GA
  •  Packed from cover to cover a wealth of with indispensable tips… Thoroughly ‘reader friendly’ from beginning to end…Strongly recommended…

    MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
  •  I am a high school teacher and I’m always on the lookout for something that will actually help teens. I have little interest in books that appeal to teachers but have no appeal to the students. This book has that appeal. What I like about the book is that Kirt Manecke never put in a lot of the padding you see in most books on the subject. Kirt gets right to the point. I can tell you that teenagers want to get to the point quickly and this book does just that. While a teen might not encounter everything in the book, Manecke makes sure that everything is at your fingertips. I can recommend this book to parents of youngsters who are, or who will soon be, teenagers. I can also recommend it to my teaching colleagues who are looking for a perfect structure for a class that will really help teens.

    MARK ACKLEY
    high school teacher, CA
  •  Smile & Succeed for Teens is a fantastic resource to help teens be successful at work.

    TEMPLE GRANDIN
    Author, Thinking in Pictures, The Autistic Brain. One of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world
  •  As a partner in an automotive dealership group, how we approach customer service is more than important, it’s life or death for our business…This training can be delivered many different ways and we chose Kirt Manecke’s Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service as a major component of our core training. The message delivered in this book resonates perfectly in today’s world and falls right in line with our “attitude is everything” foundation.

    This book has a simple comprehension, a quick delivery, and is right on target! What else can you ask for? I highly recommend this book to all those businesses who deal directly with people.

    We have started an “evidence” book full of positive customer feedback. Since we read Smile as a team, our evidence book has exploded.

    Thad Szott
    Thad Szott Auto Group, Highland, MI
  •  A must-read for employers and employees everywhere!

    Peter Wottowa
    Entrepreneur and small business owner, Denver, CO

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

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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

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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.

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