Dale Ludwig is the founder and president of Turpin Communication, a presentation and facilitation training company based in Chicago. Over the past 25 years, he and his partners have developed methodologies that challenge much of the conventional wisdom in the field. Dale has a PhD in communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is co-author of The Orderly Conversation: Business Presentations Redefined. He is a frequent blogger and guest writer at Training Industry’s website. In addition to The Orderly Conversation, he is the author of the whitepaper “Getting Past 101: How to Bring Value and Relevance to Presentation Skills Training,” which can be downloaded at www.turpincommunication.com.