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.


Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”


Mission-critical communication

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

CHRISP: Making the Most of It

All about CHRISP (Common Human Resources Information System Programme)

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal