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Facilitator Training

Business people step into the role of facilitator in a variety of situations. Because of this, we provide facilitator training options to meet the range of needs our clients face.
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Featured Leadership & Executive Presence

Communicate Like a Leader

Communication is an Essential Leadership Skill I recently watched a TED talk by Simon Sinek called “Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe.” His talk motivated me to buy his latest book, Leaders Eat...
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Featured Preparation

Change of Plan—You’re Delivering THESE Slides Instead

We are always looking for new ways to improve the impact that we have on our clients, their teams, and the portion of the business that they support. This article is about a recent client request...
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Featured Training

Don't Waste Your Audience’s Time

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses respecting your learners' time.
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Featured News

Turpin Cares – May 2017 Update

The number of people living with homelessness in Chicago is staggering. Turpin Communication is doing what we can to help. In January of this year we started a new philanthropic wing called Turpin...
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Training - May 3, 2017

Help! My SME Just Went Rogue… Now What?!

If you’ve ever worked with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the training room, the title of this article is probably a familiar one.
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Training - Apr 3, 2017

Make Participating Easy

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses making learning easy for learners.
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Training - Feb 27, 2017

Adult Learners Aren't Blank Slates

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, reminds us to acknowledge our learners' past experiences.
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News - Feb 22, 2017

What a Weekend! Turpin Cares Rocked it for the Homeless

Turpin Cares is a project sponsored by Turpin Communication to help the homeless in Chicago. Each quarter our employees and “friendlies” get together to assemble Care Packages for distributing to those who are less fortunate...
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Facilitation - Feb 7, 2017

RETHINK: Training Materials as In-the-Moment Job Aids

In our work, we train and coach a lot of corporate trainers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to be more effective in the training room. Time and again we see them struggle with PowerPoint slides and facilitation guides.
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