Featured Facilitation

Dry Runs: The Key to Training Readiness in the Virtual World

In our book, Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning, Dale Ludwig and I encourage trainers (and subject matter experts turned trainers) to conduct...
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Featured The Orderly Conversation

New Book: The VIRTUAL Orderly Conversation

                  The year 2020 will be remembered for many things, most of them incredibly sad, frightening, and shocking. In this global context, the frustration we all feel with virtual...
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Featured News

Greg Celebrates 25 Years with Turpin

This month marks Greg’s 25th year with Turpin Communication! So, it’s time to say congratulations and send out a very big “Thank You” to him.
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Featured Preparation

Why Redefine Business Presentations?

In all of our workshops, a certain amount of unlearning has always taken place. Over time, we realized that everything we were helping presenters unlearn came from the world of speechmaking....
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Featured Leadership & Executive Presence

Leading Remote Teams During Challenging Times

If your organization is like many others, you’re worried about the spread of Coronavirus and what it means to your people and your business. It’s an uncertain, disquieting time for everyone.
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Leadership & Executive Presence - Mar 9, 2020

5 Key Components of a Successful Remote Workforce

At the top of most employee’s working conditions “wish list” is some level of flexibility. Effective and productive remote work opportunities can provide that benefit.
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2 min read
Managing Nerves - Nov 4, 2019

4 Things Nervous, Over-Preparing Presenters Can Do to Calm Down and Engage

I recently delivered a workshop for eight very nervous presenters. They were a great group and talked very frankly about their worries and concerns about presenting. Their nervousness stemmed from different things. For example,
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3 min read
News - May 7, 2019

Join Us For a Discussion on SMEs During ATD’s International Conference & Exposition!

Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication’s leadership team, will be speaking in two different time slots at this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference & Exposition. The annual...
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4 min read
Facilitation - Apr 1, 2019

Three Must-Haves For Running Fruitful Business Meetings

Whenever you’re delivering a presentation or running a meeting, one of your primary responsibilities is to facilitate the discussion that takes place during it. After all, if your meetings or presentations were simply about...
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7 min read
Delivery - Mar 20, 2019

What We Wish Everyone Knew About Storytelling

There’s no debate about the power of storytelling. Stories persuade and inspire. They paint a compelling picture in the mind’s eye. They bring complex data to life. They build trust and understanding between storyteller and...
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