Welcome to my project portfolio. After years of developing stories, Web sites, videos, audio tapes, and more, I thought it might be a good idea to make some of them available online. There are only a few examples here, but they are fairly representative of what I have been doing over the past few years. Click on the images below or More Information to see whom the client was, what topic they addressed, what the content covered, and a synopsis of the story.

Contact me at shermism@storyinsights.com if you have any questions or would like to know more about these samples.


You Are a Pathmaker: A Teacher’s Guide to College Access

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

The Guardian

The digital difference

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right


Mission-critical communication

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

The Credibility Gap; Coaching Quandaries

How to build credibility and coach effectively

Web Sites/Software