Hello! My award-winning books help tweens, teens and adults succeed, including those with special needs and autism. My book Smile & Succeed for Teens teaches teens and tweens the social skills and job skills to succeed. As the former owner of an award-winning specialty business, my books promote and teach the simple premise that good service is good business - that if you treat your customers (or patients, or donors) well, you will be rewarded in return.
1% of my sales are donated to animal welfare. www.SmiletheBook.com
I am honored that Temple Grandin called me and urged me to use her testimonial (below) to get my book out to all teens and adults to teach social and job skills and lower the unemployment rate:
"Smile & Succeed for Teens is a fantastic resource to help teens be successful at work."
--TEMPLE GRANDIN, Author, Thinking in Pictures, The Autistic Brain
I'm not a teacher, but when I do presentations or training this is my teaching style: Fun, Direct, Empathetic, Emphasis on Role Playing and Building Confidence.
Smile & Succeed for Teens: Must-Know People Skills for Today's Wired World
Mom’s Choice Gold Award honoring excellence
IPPY Gold Award recognizing excellence
Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom
Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service
Mom’s Choice Gold Award
National Indie Excellence Book Award
IndieReader Discovery Award
Teachers' Choice Award for Professional Development
Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Gold Award
Award-winning Finalist-Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Award-winning Finalist-International Book Awards
Award-winning Finalist-National Indie Excellence Book Awards
(BS) Eastern Michigan University
My books have won 11 awards, including the Teachers' Choice Award, and Mom's Choice Gold Award honoring excellence. I volunteer for animal welfare and land conservation. Visit me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SmileandSucceedforTeens and read my blog at https://www.smilethebook.com/blog/. If you have any questions before purchasing one of my products, feel free to send me an message. I will reply promptly! Thank you for shopping in my store! -Kirt Manecke :))
For special product or bundle requests, please contact me at Kirt@SmiletheBook.com .
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Specialty, Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), Business, Communications, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Business, School Counseling, Character Education, Employment, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, For Administrators, Vocational Education, School Psychology