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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...
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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...
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Communication is an Essential Leadership Skill

Praise for All the Leader You Can Be: The Science of Achieving Extraordinary Executive Presence
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Develop Your PowerPoint Like a Pro Without Hard, Fast Rules

People often ask us about the rules for PowerPoint. Some examples include, “What’s the rule for … the number of bullets on a slide?” the number of words per bullet?” the number of slides a...
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Don’t Overlook these Steps when Preparing Your Presentation

For some presenters, preparation is all about collecting data and turning it into PowerPoint slides. There’s more to effective, efficient preparation than that, though. It’s not that you won’t use...
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Greg Owen-Boger

Greg Owen-Boger has been with Turpin Communication since 1995, first as a cameraman, then instructor, account manager, and now vice president. Schooled in management and the performing arts, Greg brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to the organization. Greg is one of Turpin’s facilitators and coaches. When he’s not with clients, he manages the day-to-day operations of the company. Greg is an active member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and was the 2015 President of ATD, Chicagoland Chapter. He is a popular speaker, frequent blogger, and the co-author of the book The Orderly Conversation: Business Presentations Redefined. His latest book, also co-authored by Dale Ludwig, launched in 2017 and is entitled Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.
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Facilitation - Feb 20, 2019

Business Communication in a Virtual World

During every communication workshop we deliver, whether it’s for presenters, facilitators, or trainers, there’s one frustration we hear repeatedly. No one likes to conduct business virtually. Neither do I.
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News - Dec 12, 2018

Turpin Cares Featured in the Beverly Review

Our local newspaper, The Beverly Review, wrote about our efforts to help the homeless in Chicago. Check out full the article here.
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News - Nov 26, 2018

Announcing Our 2nd Annual Holiday Drive with Turpin Cares

Last December Turpin Cares, Turpin’s philanthropic project that supports the homeless, partnered with our local Starbucks to collect pantry items for people in need. This year we’re doing it again. Last year we collected over...
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Managing Nerves - May 22, 2018

Is Nervousness Limiting Your Career?

For some business presenters, nervousness is a temporary condition. When they’ve moved past the first few minutes, their nerves seem to float away.
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Facilitation - Mar 12, 2018

Consider the SME’s Strengths: from “Effective SMEs”

This post is the seventh in a series of excerpts from “Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.” In this excerpt Dale Ludwig (Turpin Communication’s Founder) and Greg Owen-Boger...
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