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.


Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

CHRISP: Making the Most of It

All about CHRISP (Common Human Resources Information System Programme)

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art


Mission-critical communication