I recently delivered a workshop for eight very nervous presenters. They were a great group and talked very frankly about their worries and concerns about...read more
4 Things Nervous, Over-Preparing Presenters Can Do to Calm Down and Engage
Engagement: Reading the Room, Thinking on Your Feet, and Being More Agile
December 2, 2022 0 Comments
A myth we thought was long debunked came back around a few weeks ago. In talking about how to do demonstration presentations, an experienced presenter...read more
Helping L&D Sell Turpin’s “Secret Sauce” to Internal Customers
August 24, 2022 0 Comments
When people participate in Turpin workshops, individual members and teams enjoy a host of secondary benefits beyond greater comfort with their own communication skills. Managers...read more
Should You Practice or Rehearse for Your Next Business Presentation?
Greg, Turpin Communication’s VP, has written a couple of great blog posts on preparing yourself to deliver presentations and training sessions. Don’t Overlook These Steps...read more
New Book: The VIRTUAL Orderly Conversation
The year 2020 will be remembered for many things, most of them incredibly sad, frightening, and shocking. In this global context, the frustration we all...read more
Why Redefine Business Presentations?
In all of our workshops, a certain amount of unlearning has always taken place. Over time, we realized that everything we were helping presenters unlearn...read more
Presentation Skills Training: REDEFINED.
March 21, 2019 0 Comments
Josh Bersin wrote an interesting article on LinkedIn about the mismatch between academic education and job skills. What jumped out at me was research showing that...read more
The Orderly Conversation Defined
March 11, 2019 0 Comments
One of the most important things for business communicators to understand is the distinction between a speech and a presentation. They are not the same....read more
The 3rd Fundamental Principle of Success in the Training Room: From “Effective SMEs”
February 7, 2018 0 Comments
This is an excerpt from Effective SMEs: A Trainer’s Guide for Helping Subject Matter Experts Facilitate Learning.” In this excerpt Dale Ludwig (Turpin Communication’s Founder)...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