About Author

About Author/Blogger: Shirley Fine Lee

Do you need help with meetings, teams, or advice?   Shirley Fine Lee (a.k.a.  Meeting Wizard) has been a Training and Development Specialist since 1986 and has experience in a variety of training and facilitation areas  She can help you since she is a results oriented leader, who enjoys problem solving and working in a team atmosphere. Shirley has the experience you want from serving in corporations as instructor, meeting facilitator, and change agent. Can she train your people effectively?  Yes, Shirley has trained thousands of   people and has developed several custom training interventions.
Professional Accomplishments:
  • Spoke at chapters of these organizations: American Business Women's Association (ABWA), Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), American Society for Quality (ASQ), Association for Talent Development (ATD/ASTD), Hadassah-Women's Zionist Org of America, International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Human Resources Management Association (HRMS/SHRM), and Women of Visionary Influence (WOVI) 
  • Interviewed on blogs, radio, plus in newsletters, newspapers, and magazines
  • Led many start-up efforts for a computer training company, including generating revenue, marketing, creating a catalog of courses, developing 3 courses, and teaching 28 classes
  • Developed 35 training courses, including a few self-paced training options
  • Certified  meeting facilitator  and  team trainer
  • Initiated change, system, and process improvements efforts to save a defense company over one million dollars
  • Implemented process improvements to save a semi-conductor company $334,500 annually
  • Developed 3 systems and related training for a telecommunications client for processing price quotes, sales orders, and billing using Access and Excel in a third of their expected labor time
  • Implemented various Training and Education tracking systems for 3 companies
  • Upgraded a service client's inventory, labor, and accounting systems, then documented step-by-step procedures for employee use
Awards Received:
  • 2006 Outstanding Leadership Award by Dallas Chapter ATD (formerly ASTD) for her work on the ATD newsletter, website, and databases.  12/12/06 
  • 2001 High Achievement Award   by Dallas Chapter ASTD for her work on the ASTD website,  databases, and directories.  12/11/01 
  • 1992 Q/E Award for Customer Satisfaction from Texas Instruments.  01/15/93  
  • 1989 Quality/Excellence Award from Texas Instruments.  12/06/89

Personal interests include reading, writing, gardening, and crafting.