CUES Virtual Classroom: Cultivating Connections: Making the Most of Conversation Opportunities in These Changing Times

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This event is FREE for ALL CUES Members

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Presenter: Debra Fine, Keynote Speaker, Trainer and Business Networking Authority

Are you texting less because you long to connect via voice? Stumbling on what to say after “How are you?” during virtual interactions with clients and members?  Do you wish to nourish better connections with colleagues and staff at work, members and the community at large?

Join Debra Fine for this Elite Access course focused on building and fostering better conversations in these unprecedented times. Learn how to launch deeper dives that foster connection, keep conversations going and even how to gracefully end the small talk and move on to the business at hand. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Launch conversations with acquaintances, credit union members and team members
  • Build rapport during each interaction
  • Avoid conversation killers
  • Turn every conversation into an opportunity for success
  • Exit virtual interactions with grace

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About the Presenter:

Debra Fine
Keynote Speaker, Trainer and Business Networking Authority 

A former engineer, Debra Fine is the author of bestselling books The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills and Leave a Positive Impression (Hachette) and The Fine Art of the Big Talk (Hachette) along with her just released third in the Fine Art series: Beyond Texting: The Fine Art of Face to Face Communication for Teenagers all translated and published in two dozen countries across the globe. A 25+ year member of the National Speakers Association, Debra now travels the world via virtual or face-to-face as a keynote speaker and trainer. She presents programs to hundreds of audiences that include National Electrical Contractors Association, Texas Association of School Boards, National Restaurant Association and the American Institute of Architects. A regular Huffington Post blogger, Fine's recent media appearances include The Today Show, NPR Morning Edition, Fox Business News, New York Times and CNN. View additional information about Debra at

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