Press & Press Releases

07/11/17:  Dr. Josh Turknett joins Turknett Leadership Group as Principal Consultant, leading the firm’s foray into the neuroscience of leadership and learning.  Click here for full release: Josh Turknett PR

10/29/13: Bob and Lyn Turknett are featured on Business Radio X Results Matter show along with 2013 Leadership Character Award Winners Marci McCarthy, Kathy Colbenson, Andy Lipman and Jim McGarrah. Listen Now. View Press Release.

9/30/13: Cbeyond’s CEO Jim Geiger Receives 2013 Turknett Leadership Character Awards. View the press release on MarketWatch, ITBusinessNet, CNN MoneyThe Wall Street Journal, or Cbeyond.com

9/25/13: Turknett Honors Shepherd – by Maria Saporta

9/18/13: Atlanta’s Best Named at 10th Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. View the press release on Atlanta Daybook, PRWeb, CityBiz List, or Download a PDF.

9/3/13: Exceptional Leaders Nominated for 10th Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. View the press release on Atlanta Daybook, PrWeb, or Download a PDF.

8/7/13: TLG Announces Launch of New Website. View the press release on Atlanta Daybook or Download a PDF.

8/2/13: Ann Cramer Joins TLG Leadership Character Awards Advisory Board. Read the Atlanta Daybook and PRWeb press release or download PDF.

5/9/13: Alana Shepherd, Co-founder and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Shepherd Center, was recognized as the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by Turknett Leadership Group. View press releases on Atlanta Daybook and PRWeb.

4/26/13: Alana Shepherd, Co-founder and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Shepherd Center, was recognized as the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by Turknett Leadership Group in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. View press release.

2/19/13: Bob and Lyn Turknett’s book, Decent People, Decent Company: How to Lead with Character in Work and in Life is now available for purchase in the Amazon Kindle store. View Press Release.

2/4/13: Susan Hitchcock to be recognized as a 2013 Champion for Success by Dress for Success Atlanta at the Champions for Success Breakfast at Villa Christina on February 26. View Press Release.

3/18/10: Turknett Leadership Group to deliver presentations at the 25th Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology April 8-10 at the Hilton Atlanta. View Press Release.

2/24/10: Winners were honored at the 7th Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. Top honors went to the following individuals: CEO/President/Managing Partner Category – David Geller, GV Financial Advisors; Executive/Manager Category – Luella Brown, Southern Company; Nonprofit Category – Philip Bray, Safehouse Outreach; Education Category – Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Spelman College; Inspiritor Category – Heather Rocker, Women in Technology/WIT Foundation; Special Award – Beverly Easterling, Kennedy Middle School. View Press Release.

2/17/10: Women in Leadership Seminar Series announces monthly programs with thought leaders who push the envelope to offer stimulating ideas, inspiration and practical guidance for women and their careers. View Press Release.

2/15/10: Top Georgia leaders in business, non-profit and education have been nominated for the 7th Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. The awards presentation, co-hosted by the Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character at Kennesaw State University, is open to the public and will be held February 23rd at the Georgia Aquarium.View Press Release.

11/10/09: Turknett Leadership Group is seeking nominations for the 7th Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. Read Atlanta Daybook Press Release.

7/1/09: Dr. Lauren Harris joins Turknett Leadership Group as a Consultant. View Press Release.

5/2/09: Dr. Robert Turknett delivered the commencement address titled Character is Destiny at Jacksonville University and was conferred an honorary doctorate. Please visit JU’s website for a summary of the event. Read Bob’s commencement address here.

2/17/09: Turknett Leadership Group announces the winners of its 6th annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. TLG partnered with the Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character at Kennesaw State University and the awards were also sponsored by KPMG and Crawford & Company. View Press Release.

1/14/09: Turknett Leadership Group has partnered with Fort Hill Company, a developer of innovative technologies that increase the impact of business learning programs and document the results. All Turknett development and assessment programs now incorporate an interactive, Web-based system that aids clients in reaching goals by providing regular reminders, targeted developmental advice, and the ability to reach out to others for feedback and ideas. View Press Release.

1/14/09: Top Georgia leaders in business and non-profit have been nominated for the 6th annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. The Awards presentation, in conjunction with the Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character at Kennesaw State University is open to the public. Registration is now open for the event to be held February 16th at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead. View Press Release.

10/2/08: Turknett Leadership Group Launches Human Performance Division. View Press Release.

2/7/08: Fifth Annual Turknett Leadership Character Award Winners. View Press Release.

2/4/08: Top Georgia Leaders Nominated for the Fifth Annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards. View Press Release.

1/2/08: Turknett Leadership Group Celebrates Twentieth Year. View Press Release.

10/07: Dr. Robert (Bob) and Carolyn (Lyn) Turknett, founders of Turknett Leadership Group, proudly announce the retention of Sandra Hofmann as a member of the firm’s Advisory Board. Hofmann, who served as Turknett’s Chief Operating Officer for the past two years, recently accepted an offer to serve in the same capacity for Closets and More, a Marietta, Georgia-based company that specializes in customized home and office storage spaces. View Press Release.

5/10/07: The newly formed Georgia Women’s Institute recently appointed Susan Hitchcock, Turknett’s Executive Director of Women’s Initiatives to serve on the Charter Board. Ms. Hitchcock will serve as the Chair of the Public Relations and Communications Committee. The Founding Board includes Nellie D. Duke, Chair; Dr. Mary Lou Frank, Vice-Chair; Linda Muir, Esq., Secretary; and Linda Torrence, Treasurer. View Press Release.

4/21/06: Dr. Robert Turknett to receive inaugural Entrepreneurial Leadership Award from Jacksonville University. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Award was created to honor a JU alumnus who demonstrates success as an entrepreneur with a unique product, service, strategy or system; who exhibits integrity and ethical business behavior; and who strives to instill the spirit of entrepreneurship in others.

2/05: Over 450 business leaders recently joined Turknett Leadership Group and Kennesaw State University’s RTM Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character to honor integrity in Georgia business at the 2nd Annual Leadership Character Awards held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel February 25th in Atlanta. The ceremony celebrated the character and integrity of 62 nominees, and awarded the winners, a select group of five individuals and two organizations that best exemplify the standards in the Turknett Leadership Character Model . To view the press release, click here .

1/05: Turknett Announces Partnership with Kennesaw State University. KSUs RTM Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character will join Turknett Leadership Group in honoring the winners of the second statewide Leadership Character Awards at a luncheon on February 25th, 2005 at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead. Press Release click here.

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