Shirley Stelbrink - DELEGATE, B.A., Certifed Trainer-Big Game
I have been a sole proprietor for 7 years, but my background, experience, knowledge, training, consulting spans more than 20 years.
I chose this career path because
I chose this career because I discovered I have the propensity to deliver training and instruction in a very unique way that gets results for employee development and consulting needs of small to medium-sized organizations across the U.S., as well as, worldwide.
I prepared for this career by
I prepared for this career by getting my college education and working in the area of account management and consulting.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
The biggest challenge I have overcome as a business owner is not short selling myself and my services by using my wonderful negotiating skills with the businesses and organizations I work with.
My greatest strength(s)
My greatest strength is my people skills, organizational skill and being a great facilitator to keep people on task.
My greatest accomplishment to date
My greatest accomplishment has been having former colleagues and staff that have worked for me in the past, still continue to stay in touch and share that I have made a difference in their lives.
My personal/professional goals
My professional goals include finding another person with similar, to the same values as mine.
What/Who has inspired me the most
What has inspired me the most has been meeting the most intelligent, ethical people as clients. Secondly, the reward of having many individuals come to me to share how much they have learned.
I most want to be known/remembered for
I most want to be remembered as a person who cared enough to tell the truth, a person with enthusiasm, fun to be around and hardworking.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
I participate in the following organizations:
National Talent Development
Affiliated with National SHRM - Society for Human Resource Management
Authorized Partner - Everything Disc
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
I support the charitable mission of Leadership Illinois and Weldon Springs Foundation.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
I enjoy traveling, singing around campfires with family and friends and Friday nights out with my girlfriends.