Using Subject Matter Experts in Your Training Programs

Dale Ludwig and Greg Owen-Boger were recently interviewed by HR Daily Advisor about the content of their upcoming book, “Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide to Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.” What are the main benefits and risks of using subject matter experts (SMEs) in training, and how can organizations help SMEs be successful? “The… Read more »

Turpin Cares – May 2017 Update

The number of people living with homelessness in Chicago is staggering.   Turpin Communication is doing what we can to help. In January of this year we started a new philanthropic wing called Turpin Cares. On a regular basis (quarterly for now), employees and “friendlies” get together to create care packages that are distributed to… Read more »

Turpin’s Blog Just Got an “Only Better” Renovation

Greetings, loyal Turpin blog readers! One of the things you’ve heard us say over the years is that our goal is to help you “be yourself, only better.” Well, that’s more than advice we give our clients and trainees, we strive for it ourselves. So, we’ve made something of ours better: we renovated the Turpin… Read more »

What a Weekend! Turpin Cares Rocked it for the Homeless

Turpin Cares is a project sponsored by Turpin Communication to help the homeless in Chicago. Each quarter our employees and “friendlies” get together to assemble Care Packages for distributing to those who are less fortunate than us. Last weekend, we assembled twenty-five care packages. Each one contains non-perishable food, health and hygiene products, and hand-knit… Read more »

Turpin Communication’s Culture – What We Stand For

Two recent events triggered the Turpin Team to discuss our culture, values, and generally what we, as an organization, stand for. It’s not that we don’t know who we are. We do. We live our values every day, but we never actually wrote them down … until now. The Two Recent Events Dale (Turpin’s Founder)… Read more »