About me and my work
Mark Turpin is an Executive Coach, Mediator, Organisational Development Consultant and Lecturer based in Johannesburg with over 30 years management experience around the world. He works with a wide range of companies, NGOs and government departments, and acts as a confidential adviser to senior people in government and the private sector.
Mark lectures on programmes at the Wits Business School, focusing on leadership, knowledge management and organisational dynamics. He brings an appreciative approach to create dynamic learning scenarios, and coaches executives and senior teams on transformational journeys.
Mark facilitates a number of communities of practice, in which groups of people come together on a regular basis to create dynamic learning communities.
Mark has an MBA (Wits Business School), an MSc (London University) and is a certified leadership coach. He is also an accredited mediator with Conflict Dynamics (Johannesburg) and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (London).
Fascinated by the changing 'world of work', Internet of Things, Collaborative Commons - and very stimulated in particular by Jeremy Rifkin's book 'The Zero Marginal Cost Society'.
Intrigued by the need to build ethics and integrity in the workplace, and a collaborator with Ethics Monitor (www.ethicsmonitor.co.za).
Also, a student of South African politics and society.
Supporter of the International Campaign against Nuclear Weapons (www.icanw.org) and of the UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
I work with the MarketPhotoWorkshop to support a bursary & mentorship programme for young photographers in Johannesburg (www.marketphotoworkshop.co.za). You can here us speaking about it here:
Cry the Beloved Country
News and blogs
10-06-2022 / News / View in Dutch
Jobs-to-be-Done voor learning designOnlangs nodigde Ger Driesen onze collega Mariël Rondeel uit voor een gesprek over de waarde van het Jobs-to-be-Done model voor ontwerpers van leertrajecten. In deze blog lees je er meer over.
10-04-2022 / Blogs / By Tina Gadow
"Sometimes it helps to simply practice the whole thing""So what we're putting on stage here is the conversation between you and the division director." "That's right. I've got that conversation pretty much coming up." "What makes the conversation so difficult for you?" I just can't get to him. He's not willing to talk, he's impatient and suspicious. It makes me feel insecure every time." Do you know this too? You have a difficult conversation coming up or need to get an unpleasant message across. Someone annoys you, triggers you, you fall into the same trap again and again, or you are dissatisfied with the outcome. Sometimes it helps to simply practice the whole thing.
09-28-2022 / News / View in Dutch
Voorproefje van ons nieuwe boek: verhalen veranderenOp 14 oktober verschijnt ons nieuwe boek! Onder de titel ‘Verhalen veranderen: beweging brengen in teams en organisaties’ verzamelden we de afgelopen tijd een flink aantal ervaringen uit onze veranderpraktijk, voorzien die van een theoretische basis en delen onze favoriete werkvormen.
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