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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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4 Ways to Progress from a Trainer to a "Thinking Coach"

If you are a trainer or a SME who delivers training, one of your major responsibilities, and possibly one of your major challenges, is knowing how to use the conversation that takes place during...
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Podcast: A Talk with the Authors of “Effective SMEs”

Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger were recently interviewed by Amanda Smith from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) about their new book, Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping...
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2017 Year in Review

2017 Was a Big Year We celebrated Turpin’s 25th year in business. In case you missed it, Dale wrote 25 Lessons Over 25 Years, which is an excellent read.
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Starbucks #ProjectGiveGood Recognizes Turpin Cares for Helping People in Need

Turpin Communication employees and “friendlies” were busy this holiday season supporting people in need through the Turpin Cares project. “We teamed up with Almost Home Chicago and the local...
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Training - Dec 11, 2017

The 1st Fundamental Principle of Success in the Training Room: From “Effective SMEs”

This post is the third 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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Facilitation - Nov 11, 2017

Risks and Rewards of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the Training Role

This post is the first 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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Facilitation - Nov 7, 2017

The New Book, “Effective SMEs” Launches Today

Dale Ludwig (Turpin’s Founder) and I are happy to announce the launch of our new book, Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning!
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News - Oct 30, 2017

Preview the First Chapter of Effective SMEs!

It's finally here!
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Training - Oct 24, 2017

Top 12 Recommendations for Trainers and SMEs

In this series of 12 videos, produced by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication's VP, advises how to get the most value out of your training sessions and how to support SMEs...
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