The Fine Art of Small Talk and Generations @ Work

March 21, 2013
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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Learn why small talk is important and how you can use it to your advantage. Debra Fine is an internationally recognized keynote speaker, trainer, communication expert, and bestselling author. Her Denver based company, The Fine Art of Small Talk, teaches all variety of C-Level managers and stake holders, along with the spouse who is dragged along to banquets and meetings, conversation skills for use at business networking events, conventions and meetings, trade shows, as well as when interacting with clients, customers and patients. Next, Deanne DeMarco will talk about what managers need to know in managing the changing workforce. The dynamic of four generations employed at the same time creates new challenges for today's managers. Learn the traits of each, how to connect, and the specific leadership needs of each generation. You'll learn how to improve retention, and create an environment that will inspire all your employees to give you their best every day.

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Inspiring Women. You’ve heard of some: Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor, and Meg Whitman. But there are many inspiring women who are not as well known; women who have touched our lives forever. Now you can find out who these female business and entrepreneurial rising stars are. During each episode you will be introduced to extraordinary women who may have come from a background similar to your own. You’ll discover, how they overcame challenges and the lessons they learned to become successful in their fields. Not only will you hear success stories, you’ll be presented with professional insights, tools, tips and strategies you can use to achieve your own personal success. And you can join the discussion, to get the most of this special opportunity. So, become inspired — and mentored with professional insights and tools. It’s where dreams meet information and inspiration.

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Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.

For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.

Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.

She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.

Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.

Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.

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