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Ground Rules for Effective Meetings: A Pledge for Greater Efficiency
December 5, 2016
This infographic is intended for printing and hanging in your conference rooms. Please let us know if you have any feedback. Business meetings are held to...read more
Is it Time to Wrangle Your Team’s Life-sucking Meetings?
September 20, 2016
Over the weekend, I was having coffee on the deck with our friends, Paul and Olive. We were discussing the week ahead. “I have nothing...read more
“I Hate Dry Runs” (How To Make Training Prep Less Torturous)
Recently we were working with a group of trainers in a facilitation skills training workshop. During a conversation about how they preferred to prepare, one...read more
Eye Contact and Pausing… Is That All You Got?!
Some time back, Dale and I were the guest speakers on a webinar. The topic was about how we’ve redefined business presentations as Orderly Conversations. We were...read more
For Leaders Who Expect Better Communication from Employees: 5 Ways to Achieve It
As a leader, you expect your employees’ business communication to be effective and efficient. But is it? Too often, it’s not. (I’ve written about the business...read more
Successful Presenters Engage People in a Conversation
As a presenter, when you are engaged in the conversation, you are connected to your thoughts and externally focused on the people you are speaking...read more
Throw Out the Ground Rules: 5 Things Learners Want Us to Know
Have you ever attended a training event at work that began with the trainer delivering a set of ground rules for the class? If the...read more
Dale Ludwig Receives Training Industry’s Readership Award!
Congratulations to Dale Ludwig, Turpin Communication’s Founder and President, for winning the Training Industry Readership Award at the Training Industry Conference & Expo in Raleigh,...read more
Taking Time to Pause During a Presentation is a Sign of Respect
March 22, 2016
In our business presentation workshops, we sometimes do an exercise in which we stretch the length of a pause—way beyond what would ever be comfortable...read more