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.


Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right


Mission-critical communication

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

The Credibility Gap; Coaching Quandaries

How to build credibility and coach effectively

The Guardian

The digital difference

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

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

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right