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

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

The Forgotten Half of Change

The only constant . . .

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk


Mission-critical communication

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service