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.


The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants


Mission-critical communication

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

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

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

The Guardian

The digital difference

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right