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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

The 2nd Fundamental Principle of Success in the Training Room: From “Effective SMEs”

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Mon, Jan 22, '18

This post is the fourth 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 second of three fundamental principles of success in the training room.

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Topics: Effective SMEs, Training, My team, Subject Matter Experts

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

2017 Year in Review

Posted by Greg Owen-Boger on Thu, Jan 4, '18

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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Topics: Coaching, News, Training, Turpin Cares, Turpin’s Culture, My team, My consultancy, ATD, The Orderly Conversation, Effective SMEs

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