Author, Dale Ludwig, Facilitation, Meetings, Workplace Learning & Performance

Moderating a Panel: 3 Unconventional Best Practices

01.21.14 | Permalink | Comments Off

Last week Greg (Turpin’s VP) moderated a panel discussion hosted by the Chicagoland Chapter ASTD (CCASTD).
As I observed, I realized that the discussion was one of the best I’d ever attended. It was good, not only because of the insightful panelists (and they were), but also because of how Greg kept the conversation orderly through [...]

Author, Dale Ludwig, Delivery, Introduction, Myths Debunked, News, Preparation, The Orderly Conversation, presentation

What We Can Learn (and Not Learn) from Michael Bay

01.09.14 | Permalink | Comment?

You might have heard about the public speaking nightmare film director and producer Michael Bay experienced at the Consumer Electronics Show January 6.
A word of warning, though, if you’re sensitive to watching someone have a meltdown and walk off stage without delivering his message, prepare yourself. I found it really painful. And it’s only 80 [...]

News, Preparation, Training, presentation

Resolution Season: NEW Private Coaching Service

01.07.14 | Permalink | Comment?

We hope your new year is off to a great start. One of our goals this year at Turpin is to make it easier for workshop participants to receive follow-up coaching when they need it most.
If you’ve been through one of our workshops, you know that our goal is to make presenting easier. We provide [...]

News, The Orderly Conversation, Training

What a Year!

12.30.13 | Permalink | Comment?

2013 was a banner year here at Turpin Communication. Thank you for helping us make it all happen.

Here are some 2013 highlights:

Turpin Communication turned 21. Read what Dale Ludwig, Turpin’s President and Founder, wrote about our 20th birthday.
October was the busiest month in Turpin’s history with eleven training events and speaking engagements.

We exceeded our [...]

Delivery, Training, Video, Workplace Learning & Performance, presentation

Virtual Presentations That Work

12.16.13 | Permalink | Comment?

Breakthrough to Engage Clients and Staff
Greg Owen-Boger had the pleasure of presenting a webinar for the Training Magazine Network last week.
It was a great session full of lively chat from the engaged group.
Click the image to access the hour-long recording. (Note that you’ll need to register.)

Comments from attendees:
17 minutes in Barb said: “Already worth the [...]

Author, Delivery, Greg Owen-Boger, presentation

Self-awareness and Engagement

11.25.13 | Permalink | Comments Off

By Greg Owen-Boger, VP at Turpin Communication and co-author of the upcoming book, “The Orderly Conversation”

Last week we talked about “Beth,” a nervous presenter. Beth is a smart, articulate professional, but when it came to presenting she struggled and became self-conscious.
The first hurdle we had to jump was to settle her thoughts so that she [...]

Author, Delivery, Greg Owen-Boger, presentation

Nervousness VS the Active Pause

11.21.13 | Permalink | Comment?

By Greg Owen-Boger, VP at Turpin Communication and co-author of the upcoming book, “The Orderly Conversation”

I was working with an extremely nervous presenter in a recent Mastering Your Presentations workshop. She described her presentation experience like this: “My head races and swirls, and then it switches back on itself. I know that words are coming [...]

Author, Dale Ludwig, Myths Debunked, Preparation, Training, presentation

No Easy Button

11.15.13 | Permalink | Comment?

by Dale Ludwig, President & Founder of Turpin Communication and co-author of the upcoming book, “The Orderly Conversation”

Recently, Greg and I delivered a facilitation skills for trainers workshop to a group of Subject Matter Experts. This group had been called upon to deliver training to less-seasoned employees in the organization.
Although the training content was technical and detailed, [...]

Author, Greg Owen-Boger, Preparation, Training, Workplace Learning & Performance, presentation

How Do You Want to be Perceived?

10.21.13 | Permalink | Comment?

By Greg Owen-Boger, VP at Turpin Communication and co-author of the upcoming book, “The Orderly Conversation”

As Workplace Learning & Performance Professionals, this is an important question to ask ourselves. Just how DO we, as an industry, want to be perceived?
Almost every workshop we conduct and speaking engagement we lead starts with a group discussion around [...]

News, Workplace Learning & Performance

Turpin Communication’s VP Elected President-Elect Chicagoland ASTD

10.14.13 | Permalink | Comment?

News Release - PDF
Media Contact:
Dale Ludwig, President & Founder
Turpin Communication’s VP Elected President-Elect Chicagoland ASTD

Chicago, IL – October 14, 2013 – The Chicagoland Chapter of the American Society of Training & Development (CCASTD) has announced the 2014 Board of Directors. Among the winners of the election is Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication’s VP, [...]

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