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Is Nervousness Limiting Your Career?

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Tue, May 22, '18

If you suffer from nervousness during presentations, you’re not alone.For some business presenters, nervousness is a temporary condition. When they’ve moved past the first few minutes, their nerves seem to float away.

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Topics: Delivery, Presentation, Myself, Greg Owen-Boger, Coaching, Managing Nerves, My team

Turpin Communication Shares Expertise on Training SMEs During ATD’s International Conference & Exposition!

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Apr 30, '18

Turpin Communication will be speaking at this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) 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 Conference & Exposition. The annual conference, celebrating its 75th year, is the go-to event for the industry.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts, ATD

Consider the SME’s Strengths: from “Effective SMEs”

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Mar 12, '18

This post is the seventh 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 (Turpin’s VP) discuss the importance of designing learning to play to the SME’s strengths.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Presentation, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts, Delivery, Facilitation

Dry Runs: The Key to Training Readiness

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Mar 5, '18

Dry runs help you prepare to deliver trainingIn our new book, Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning, Dale Ludwig and I encourage trainers (and subject matter experts-turned-trainers) to conduct a dry run before they deliver their training for the first time.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Delivery, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts, Facilitation, Engagement

Designing for Busy People at Work: from “Effective SMEs”

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Feb 12, '18

This post is the sixth 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 (Turpin’s VP) redefine “adult learners” as “busy people at work.”

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts

The 3rd Fundamental Principle of Success in the Training Room: From “Effective SMEs”

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Wed, Feb 7, '18

This post is the fifth 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 (Turpin’s VP) discuss the third of three fundamental principles for success in the training room.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts, The Orderly Conversation, Presentation Rules

3 Things You Know About Learning That Your SME Doesn’t

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Tue, Jan 16, '18

This blog article was originally posted to ATD’s website and is based on the new book Effective SMEs, co-authored by Turpin Communication’s leaders, Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger.

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Topics: ATD, Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Facilitation, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts

Podcast: A Talk with the Authors of “Effective SMEs”

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Tue, Jan 9, '18

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 Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, Subject Matter Experts, ATD, My team

Starbucks #ProjectGiveGood Recognizes Turpin Cares for Helping People in Need

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Fri, Dec 29, '17

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 Starbucks to provide gifts and pantry items to locals in need. Once everything was tallied up, the holiday project provided 40 individuals with gifts and a whopping 776 pantry items!” said Dale Ludwig, Turpin Communication’s founder and president.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Greg Owen-Boger, News, Turpin Cares, Turpin’s Culture, Delivery, ATD

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

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Dec 11, '17

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 (Turpin’s VP) discuss the first of three fundamental principles for success in the training room.

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Topics: Dale Ludwig, Effective SMEs, Greg Owen-Boger, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts, ATD

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