Featured Facilitation

Dual Role: SMEs as Trainers in the Classroom

Congratulations to Turpin Communication's Founder, Dale Ludwig, and VP, Greg Owen-Boger, on their cover article for TD Magazine, which is published by the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
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Featured Presentation

Taking Time is a Sign of Respect

In our business presentation workshops, we sometimes do an exercise in which we stretch the length of a pause—way beyond what would ever be comfortable or necessary—in order to show our learners...
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Featured Facilitation

3 Ways to Help SMEs Succeed in the Training Room

Originally published by Training Industry's blog Feb. 29, 2016.  Subject matter experts should be a welcome sight in the training room. Their real-world knowledge and perspective brings depth and...
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Featured News

Dale Ludwig Makes Training Industry’s Top 10 Articles of 2015!

Wow! An article written by Dale Ludwig, Turpin Communication’s President and Founder, has been listed in Training Industry’s Top 10 Articles of 2015! The Top 10 list highlights the most-read...
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Featured Meetings

Information overload: How to avoid it when presenting to leadership

You’re a detail-oriented person working in a highly technical position. You probably wonder how much detail you should go into when presenting to managers and leaders. You may even have been asked...
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Presentation Rules - Dec 1, 2015

Fewer Slides ≠ More Efficient Presentation

Among many of our learners, there is a persistent belief that the number of slides in one’s presentation is somehow related to the amount of time the presentation will take. While there is some connection when it comes to big...
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News - Nov 16, 2015

It’s been 10 Great Years with Sarah Stocker!

This week all of us at Turpin celebrate Sarah Stocker’s 10th year with the organization! As I write that I wonder how we ever got anything done without her. Sarah wears more hats than anyone else at Turpin. First, Sarah is an...
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Presentation - Oct 26, 2015

5 Introverts Walk into a Presentation Skills Workshop …

I was leading a presentation skills workshop a few weeks ago when something happened that has never happened before. It was during the needs assessment discussion. This is when we go around the room and everyone talks about...
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News - Oct 19, 2015

1 Website, 2 Interviews in India about The Orderly Conversation

The Orderly Conversation is getting around. This time it’s in India where an online publication, Indezine, has interviewed co-authors Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger about the book and the writing process they followed. We’d...
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FAQs - Oct 6, 2015

No Acting Please: 3 Key Ways To Be An Effective Presenter Without “Performing”

Any number of books and articles about business presentations focus on skills and outcomes that really belong to the world of theater. Such resources may tell you that you need to be entertaining, invent a presentation...
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