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    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...

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

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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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    A recipe for success! 12 Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service books. Free Smile Training Guide softcover ($24.95 value), Getting Started Tips,12 Bookmarks. FREE shipping. MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE. ONLY $179.95...

  • TEEN EMPLOYEE TRAINING PROGRAM: 100 BOOKS

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

  • How to Shake Hands Poster

    How to Shake Hands Social Skills Poster. Downloadable PDF file. 1 page classroom resource. Designed to focus on the desired behaviour. Display and promote positive behaviour with this adorable and fun poster. Great for special education too. Prints up to 18" x 20". Just $5

     

     

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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

  •  I bought Smile & Succeed for Teens to get my child to put away his iPad.

    JULIE
    mother
  •  A great book for teens with autism.

    HOLLY FADIE
    Speech-Language Pathologist, Boston Children’s Hospital
  •  A direct, helpful guide without wasted words or time.

    METRO PARENT MAGAZINE
  •  Smile & Succeed for Teens is perfect for today’s children and young adults! It is concise, has entertaining characters to convey the message, and gives practical examples to use in today’s world. This book covers basic manners, teaches sales techniques but also skills on how to sell themselves as the best candidate when applying for a job. A suprise bonus is the chapter, Be A Rock Star, which addresses the personal benefits of fundraising and volunteering and looks great on a resume’. In each chapter includes fun-filled facts or tips and websites for more information on a specific topic. Well done, Mr. Manecke, five stars!

    AMY GRESOCK
    Owner, My Busy Butterfly, LLC
  •  I found this book very helpful in using proper body language. I slouch a lot and now I know it isn’t very respectful.

    NOLAN
    teenager
  •  Kirt Manecke takes a topic that is so important for success and reduces it down to an extremely easy and understandable concept. Even in this day of technology people still do business with those they know like and trust. This book is easy to read and fun. A book that every teenager and everyone that was ever a teenager should read.
    Thank you Kirt for another gem.

    CAROL BRINEY
    author, speaker, trainer

Press

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."  

Book Review: Smile & Succeed for Teens, Special Needs Book Review, March 9, 2016

"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY SPECIAL NEEDS BOOK REVIEW" 

Is Technology Robbing Our Grandchildren of People Skills?, February 22, 2016

"Manecke’s book presents valuable people skills in a short, simple format" 

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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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