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.


Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

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

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

CHRISP: Making the Most of It

All about CHRISP (Common Human Resources Information System Programme)

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success


Mission-critical communication

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art