Kristin Sherry is the creator of the YouMap® profile to discover the four pillars of career fit and TalentStory™ for elementary aged children to discover their gifts.
She is an international speaker, trainer and author of Amazon international bestsellers, YouMap and Your Team Loves Mondays…Right? She is the managing partner of YouMap LLC, which certifies coaches, career services and HR professionals as YouMap® coaches and workshop facilitators.
A former Learning & Development leader at a Fortune 20 company, Kristin managed the company’s learning strategy and coached leaders and their teams.
Her career discovery and empowerment book, Follow Your Star: Career Lessons I Learned from Mom, and interviewing book, 5 Surprising Steps to Land the Job NOW!, were released in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
Her book, YouMap: Find Yourself. Blaze Your Path. Show the World! launched November 8th, 2018 and reached #1 best-seller on Amazon in 5 countries, including the United States. Your Team LOVES Mondays (…Right?), a guide for people managers, released February 20, 2020 and became a #1 new release on Amazon in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.
Kristin’s upcoming releases include a four book series to help elementary-aged children discover their strengths, values, skills and personality:
You’ve Got Gifts! (November 10, 2020)
You’ve Got Values!, co-authored with Lila Smith (March 11, 2021)
You’ve Got Skills! (July 15, 2021)
You’ve Got Personality! (November 11, 2021)
Her self-improvement book, Maximize365: A year of actionable tips to transform your life releases February 2021.
Kristin has been a featured career expert on Wharton Business Radio, has been featured in Inc.com, Entrepreneur Magazine and was invited as a featured author and speaker at the Emirates Literature Festival, the largest international book festival. She is also a member of The Authors Guild.
Kristin also serves on the Board of Directors of two non-profit organizations: Crossroads Career®, a faith-based 501(c)3 that helps the unfulfilled, misemployed and unemployed to hear God calling, get the right job and maximize their career and Parachute Bridge which provides real-world gap year experiences to empower students to follow their path with purpose. She lives in North Carolina with her husband Xander and their children.