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.


Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

CHRISP: Making the Most of It

All about CHRISP (Common Human Resources Information System Programme)

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

The Credibility Gap; Coaching Quandaries

How to build credibility and coach effectively

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk


Mission-critical communication

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

Web Sites/Software