Take a Look Behind the Curtain
with Sandy Coletta, Author of The Owl Approach to Storytelling: Lead with Your
About Sandy Coletta:
Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. I worked as a
gift wrapper for a jewelry store during high school and college. I learned
most of what it meant to be both a good business person and a good boss during
that time. I worked as an auditor in a public accounting firm for three
years after finishing college until taking a position as the internal auditor in
a local hospital.
Q. What was your favorite job?
loved being President of Kent Hospital
Q. What Highschool and/or
College did you attend?
A. I attended Prout Memorial High School,
Providence College for my bachelor’s degree and Bryant University for my
Q. Who is your favorite author?
Q. Who is your favorite recording artist or song?
Q. What is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
Sneak Peak Behind The Scenes
Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. Raspberry Chocolate Chip
Q. Who is your greatest role model?
greatest role model is an amalgamation of a number of wonderful people I have
met and worked with over the years. I have learned something from each of
them and woven that characteristic into a “role model” persona that I try to
Q. How do you define success?
of the context, success for me is measured by whether those I love would be
proud of me.
Q. What is the secret to your success?
Q. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would
A. On a cruise ship, it is just too hard to pick a single place.
Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. Tornados. I am really
afraid of tornados.
I hate it when people dont' follow through on their commitments, but
nothing is worse than a tornado.
Q. What historical figure do you
most relate to?
Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. I seriously can’t think of one. I’ve certainly made mistakes, but I
have learned from them and the experience contributed to who I am today.
So no regrets, just lessons learned.
Q. What do you consider to be
your greatest accomplishment?
A. Writing this first book.
Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you and your success?
A. Well, first of course would be to read my book 🙂
View your career as a quilt, with each new experience being an opportunity to
add a square. Seek those experiences out and accept the challenges with
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