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:

Seeing How the Details Translate into Safety and Service

Metrics matter

The Guardian

The digital difference

The Credibility Gap; Coaching Quandaries

How to build credibility and coach effectively

Consulting Skills Case Study

Communicating with your team and with your clients

Marketing Management Leadership Workshop

The skills that click for consultants


Mission-critical communication

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.

Forum Sales Negotiations Scenario

Sealing the deal . . . smoothly

The Development Scenario: The WisdomTools Story

Client services, up close and personal

Crossing the Cultural Divide

What cultural competence is–and isn’t

Leading in a Global World

Thinking globally

Distribution and Data

What are the odds that Kellogg students will prevail?

Reinsurance Basics

Treaty talk

HR Decisions That Matter

What policies and laws say about “people issues”

The Bride and the Ironman

Unraveling a complex and nuanced situation

Ethics in Our Workplace

The difference between can and should

Disaster Volunteer Self-Care

Disaster response doesn’t “just happen”

Connect and Teach with Play

Families can be fun!

Teaching at The Art Institute

The art of teaching art

Success Stories