Smile and Succeed Book for Teens

A Crash Course in Face-to-Face Communication: Is your teen prepared for the real world of personal communication? Set your kids up to succeed with the lost art of social and job skills.


“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


Are your kids glued to their phones and out of touch with the real world? Do your teens slouch and have poor eye contact? Do you worry that their inability to communicate will keep them from getting a good job?


If so, then it’s time for a crash course in the social and career skills that will lead to their success. Let award-winning author Kirt Manecke be your guide.


Developed by a team of teens, parents, and educators, the proven methods in Manecke’s book provide your kids with the people skills and confidence they’ll need throughout their lives.


Whether your teen or young adult is looking for work, holding down a job, making friends, or taking part in leadership or service positions, Smile & Succeed for Teens will give them the education he or she needs to thrive. Perfect for special education, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and Autism too.


Each lesson is presented in an entertaining style, with quips, tips, and easy-to-adopt strategies that will teach your teenager the critical elements of good communication. Easy to read and one of the shortest books for teenagers, it’s filled with fun and informative illustrations with educational captions. And the best part is, teenagers enjoy reading it!


Parents, you can help your teens learn the skills in Smile & Succeed for Teens by using the book in conjunction with the Parent’s Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens (sold separately on Amazon) to give your teens the edge.


In this book, your teen will discover how to:


  • Develop self-esteem and beat crippling social anxiety
  • Make new friends and speak with confidence
  • Sail through the most difficult of interviews for scholarships, programs, and jobs
  • Improve their school programs and community through effective fundraising
  • Become an effective volunteer
  • Master customer service and sales skills to be an effective employee
  • Succeed at work and stand out to their employer, and much, much more!


The winner of the Mom’s Choice Gold Award for excellence, and the Teachers’ Choice Award, Smile & Succeed for Teens is an attention-grabbing, easy-to-use course that has already supplied hundreds of teens with the skills to do better in school, develop meaningful relationships, and establish fulfilling careers. If you want to equip your teenager for success in work and life, then you can’t afford to miss Manecke’s essential guide.


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