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.


CHRISP: Making the Most of It

All about CHRISP (Common Human Resources Information System Programme)

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

The Guardian

The digital difference

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter


Mission-critical communication

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Web Sites/Software