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  • Kirt Manecke: Smile & Succeed for Teens

    Kirt Manecke: Smile & Succeed for Teens

    Smile & Succeed for Teens is a fantastic resource to help teens be successful at work.”
    –Temple Grandin, Author, Thinking in PicturesThe Autistic BrainOne of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world


    Social skills are the top factor in getting a job, according to Harvard University. Is your teen prepared? Smile & Succeed for Teens is an attention-grabbing crash course in SOCIAL and JOB skills that helps teens get better grades, develop meaningful relationships with parents and peers, and find (or even create) a fulfilling career. For middle, high-school and college aged kids, 12+.


    Key Takeaways for Teens Include:

    •  How to land a job (and keep it!)
    • The important life skills your first job can teach you
    • The many benefits of volunteering
    • How to handle stress
    • Job skills that make you stand out
    • What colleges are looking for in applicants, and a lot more.


    -Mom’s Choice Gold Award honoring excellence
    -Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom
    -IP Gold Award recognizing excellence

    Perfect for teens who are:

    • Looking for a job
    • Already working
    • Planning to start their own business
    • Looking to volunteer
    • Applying to colleges
    • Not yet clear on a career path
    • In transition programs

    Video Overview

    Classroom Packs and Teaching Guides

    Parent’s Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens 

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