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.


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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation


Mission-critical communication

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn