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:

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Reality Television: Cable and Broadcast

Provides business consultants with a broad overview of television production

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?

Good to Great

Zero tolerance for mediocre customer service

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

Educators can make or break kids’ academic futures.

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

The Guardian

The digital difference

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

Teaching in College: TA edition

Learning to teach and teaching to learn

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”


Mission-critical communication

Achieving POS Best Practices

The price has to be right

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

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)

Team Leader Coaching Tools and Techniques

Team-building and effective coaching go hand in hand

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

The Game

The Jones Lang Lasalle path to success

Success Stories