Susan RoAne

Known as The Mingling Maven®, Susan RoAne is the undisputed and original networking and communication expert

In-Person Fee Range
$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
California, United States


Susan RoAne leads a double life as a bestselling author and a sought-after professional keynote speaker.  Known as The Mingling Maven®, she gives her multi-generational audiences the required tools, techniques and strategies they need to connect and communicate in today’s global business world. Her practical, informative, and interactive presentations are known for what The San Francisco Chronicle calls her “dynamite sense of humor.”

She received her Master’s Degree from San Francisco State University and her Bachelor’s from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, where she was recently honored at “Authors Come Home”. A former teacher, Susan also lectures at major universities such as Yale, Wharton, University of Chicago and NYU.

As a professional keynote speaker, some of the organizations that have hired Susan to bring her message to their people are: AT&T, Apple, Coca-Cola, Time Warner, Office Depot, Boeing, Citigroup, Ernst and Young, Oracle, Procter and Gamble, National Association of Television Producers and Executives, National Football League and, her personal favorite, Hershey’s Chocolate.

Because of her groundbreaking best-seller, How to Work a Room®, Susan is considered the undisputed and original networking and communication expert. She has sold over a million books worldwide, and has launched an industry that she continues to create and shape in the 21st Century.

FACE TO FACE: How To Reclaim The Personal Touch in a Digital World™

Technology has brought the world closer than ever before, and has given us more ways to stay connected. Those who have a strong base of Old-School interpersonal skills for the crucial one-on-one moments have the advantage of the human touch in our digital world. This is a perfect program for the technically skilled who would like to be more socially savvy.

How to Work a Room®

Based on her groundbreaking, and newly revised, international best-seller How To Work A Room®, this presentation sets the tone for increased interaction and communication. Your attendees will meet new clients, colleagues and contacts and reconnect with current ones. "A room full of strangers" is identified as our #1 fear, yet most of us enter rooms and face strangers often. Because these events are sources of professional and personal contacts, if we are uncomfortable when attending them, we miss opportunities to build connections, relationships and business. Overcoming shyness is a path to success.

The Secrets of Savvy Networking™

Having a foundation of skillful networking, both online and offline, creates the long-lasting business relationships upon which good business is built. In today's 24/7/365 global workplace the savvy networker is a source and a resource, and has a vast and varied contact base. This program gives the essential strategies for the 21st century market where communication and connection are key. Perfect for a convention kick-off, a luncheon keynote or a pre-reception program, it's also an ideal session in conjunction with Susan RoAne's other popular program How To Work A Room®.

Super-Natural SELLING: Building A Base of Business Referrals™

With competition in the marketplace being keen, the ability to build referrals, and therefore revenue, is the lifeblood of a sale and the foundation of a successful sales career.

What Do I Say Next?: Conversations That Count™

According to research at both Harvard and Stanford universities, the people who succeed are those who can truly talk with other people. The ability to converse with ease is a key component of successful leadership, as well as personal and professional success. Susan RoAne's highly effective program will turn you into a memorable conversationalist, with the skills to turn small talk into big business.

Give & Get Back: Building Bonds star Building Business™

We live in a "give and take" world, but those who want to build a network of trusted allies know that "giving" is the lynchpin of loyalty. Relationships are built on reciprocity. "Giving" includes support, advice, information, recommendations and leads. Identifying our resources and how we can successfully share them with others is easier than we realize.

All Susan RoAne Books

What Do I Say Next?: Talking Your Way to Business and Social Success
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FACE TO FACE: How to Reclaim the Personal Touch in a Digital World
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How to Work a Room
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The Secrets of Savvy Networking
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