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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Featured Training

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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Featured Training

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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Featured Training

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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Featured News

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...
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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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Meetings - Jan 23, 2017

Trainers: Establish Context and a Reason to Participate

In this video, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin's VP, discusses why providing context and reason to participate is important.
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News - Jan 17, 2017

Announcing Turpin Cares: a project to help Chicago’s homeless

Since 1992, Turpin Communication has been dedicated to helping our clients and their employees improve their communication skills. In these 25 years, we’ve always looked for ways to improve the services we provide. As part of...
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Facilitation - Dec 5, 2016

Ground Rules for Effective Meetings: A Pledge for Greater Efficiency

This infographic is intended for printing and hanging in your conference rooms. Please let us know if you have any feedback.
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Leadership & Executive Presence - Nov 29, 2016

Turpin Communication's Culture – What We Stand For

Two recent events triggered the Turpin Team to discuss our culture, values, and generally what we, as an organization, stand for. It’s not that we don’t know who we are. We do. We live our values every day, but we never...
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