The Owl Approach to Storytelling: Lead With Your Life by Sandy ColettaThe Owl Approach to Storytelling: Lead With Your Life by Sandy Coletta

The Owl Approach to Storytelling: Lead With Your Life

bySandy Coletta

Hardcover | January 26, 2017

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Sandy Coletta began her career in accounting and became a CPA in 1982.  It didn’t take long for her to realize that she had a calling to utilize her talents to help those who help others.  Her healthcare career began in 1983 as a hospital internal auditor.  In 2008 she became a hospital president and served in that roll until 2014 when she became the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a health care system overseeing the operations of four hospitals.  She has been married for 34 years and has three adult children.  Sandy loves animals and currently shares her home in Rhode Island with her husband, a mini golden doodle, a blue fronted Amazon parrot and an African Grey parrot.   She has had many other pets over the years (and likely has added a few since this book went to print), some of which you will get to know as you read the book!  She serves as a board member for the Roger Williams Zoological Society, The RI Blood Center and Providence College.

Many leaders have been trained to keep their personal lives, their humanity outside of the work setting.  Sandy Coletta must have missed that part of leadership training.   When she began her new role as President of Kent Hospital she introduced herself through a story about how the first day going to a new school felt when she was young.  For the next eight years, her stories became a routine part of the hospital culture. This entertaining and informative book will help both aspiring and experienced leaders open themselves up to using their own life stories to enhance employee engagement and achieve organizational goals.

Sandy Coletta combines a how to guide for storytelling with examples of actual stories about her life that she shared with the staff at Kent Hospital during her tenure as the President of Kent Hospital.   Readers of The Owl Approach to Story Telling: Lead with Your Life will know when to use stories, where to “discover” those stories and why the moral matters.   Communication is effective not just when a message is given but when it is heard and remembered.   Who will listen to the story and whether they will remember the message is the most critical factor and Sandy shares with you how she was able to do that and how you can do the same!

Title:The Owl Approach to Storytelling: Lead With Your LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:180 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.44 inPublished:January 26, 2017Publisher:Motivational PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1628653507

ISBN - 13:9781628653502