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November 2, 2020 61 min

Kristin A. Sherry is a globally recognized career expert, winner of the 2020 Career Innovator Award by Career Directors International, and creator of the YouMap career profile, which uncovers the Four Pillars of Career Fit in teens and adults, and TalentStory, a process of self-discovery for elementary-aged children.  She is an international speaker and nine-time author,  and Your Team Loves Mondays… Right?, selected as a Top Business Book Read by Training Magazine. 

Topics discussed:
● Maximizing People [2:56]
● Understanding your own “Big Why” [7:53]
● Life is about serving others. [14:30]
● Do the work - understand your values and go from there [17:30]
● Default Principles: Purpose / Belief / Persistence / Desire or Passion / Intentional Action [22:36]
● YouMap 4 Pillars [25:15]
    HOW you work 
    WHY you do it 
    WHAT you work on 
    WHO you  are 

Now what? 
Productivity Habits [37:47]
   Ruthless prioritization 
   Avoid fires and interruptions 
   Develop, manage and respect boundaries 

● Advice for potential entrepreneurs: [45:35]
   Know your Values
   Get comfortable with a little risk 
   Be resourceful 

●  Looking to make a BIG CHANGE? Create a list (or a few) [47:18]
   What is your ideal day? What makes you happy
   What MUST you have / what are your deal breakers
   What MUST you AVOID

Resources mentioned in this episode:
Books by Kristin Sherry, including YouMap, Maximize 365, Your Team Loves Mondays, Right?, and You’ve Got Gifts!
Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types by Kiersey and Bates
Discover YOU with YouMap

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Where to find Kristin:  YouTube channel; LinkedIn; Twitter; Instagram

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