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.


For the Success Stories, you can browse them all below or sort by the following:

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

The Keys to Leadership: From Teed Off to Tuned In

What makes a successful leader?

The Credibility Gap; Coaching Quandaries

How to build credibility and coach effectively

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants

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

The Guardian

The digital difference

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal


Mission-critical communication

Where’s the Value in Evaluation?

How to know whether the job’s being done right

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

Success Stories