Featured Facilitation

What everyone ought to know about delivering team presentations

I’ve written a lot about how important it is for presenters to initiate and manage a genuine conversation with their audiences. How it’s the presenter’s responsibility to focus on making listening...
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Featured Training

Embrace Lecture

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, encourages you to embrace lecture.
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Featured Facilitation

Using Subject Matter Experts in Your Training Programs

Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger were recently interviewed by HR Daily Advisor about the content of their upcoming book, “Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide to Helping Subject Matter Experts...
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Featured Leadership & Executive Presence

8 Tried-and-True Steps to Building Trust

When we wrote about Turpin’s culture last fall, we had no idea who it might lead us to. As friends do, they lead you to their friends, and the next thing you know, you’re being interviewed for an...
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Featured Facilitation

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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Leadership & Executive Presence - Jun 28, 2017

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 Last. In both the talk and the...
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2 min read
Preparation - May 30, 2017

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 and how we made an on-the-fly...
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Training - May 16, 2017

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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3 min read
News - May 9, 2017

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 Cares. On a regular basis...
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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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