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Sheryl Stillman

Consultant and Freelance Writer

About

About

I am a former retail executive turned consultant and freelance writer, with more than 25 years experience across retail, health care, and consumer packaged goods. From classical brand marketing to marketing communications and then onto program/business leadership, I focus on communications, change management, and coaching in bringing new initiatives to life. 

What Do I Do?

  • Help leaders and organizations clarify strategic intent, company priorities, and consumer need

  • Create tailored content that communicates the "why" and drives excitement for front-line employees up to Board of Directors

  • Write feature stories and articles on a variety of topics, including travel, health care, technology, parenting, and more

What Am I Known For?

 

  • Moving vision through a unique combination of strategy and execution leadership

  • Driving alignment across the organization as a trusted relationship-builder and unifier

  • Inspiring great customer experiences through empowering and engaging employees

Solving complex issues through the “3Cs”

To learn more or request services, feel free to Contact Me!

Testimonials
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TESTIMONIALS

"SHERYL IS VERY THOUGHTFUL IN HER APPROACH TO CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND HELPED US THROUGH A LARGE REORGANIZATION OF OUR TEAMS INTO DIVISIONS.  SHE ALSO PERSONALLY HELPED COACH ME AS AN EXECUTIVE AND I WILL ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL FOR HER SAGE ADVICE!"

Colleen Bell, President, Innovation and Experience

"YOUR PASSION, TENACITY, AND COMMITMENT IS WHAT HAS MADE IHA SO SUCCESSFUL.  THANK YOU!"

C-SUITE EXECUTIVE

"I APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT OF SO MANY PEOPLE, UPHOLDING THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE, AND ALWAYS SEEKING WHAT IS BEST FOR THE CLIENT AND IHA"

MK

"SHERYL, A TRULY GREAT MENTOR IS HARD TO FIND, DIFFICULT TO PART WITH, AND IMPOSSIBLE TO REPLACE. YOU ARE IRREPLACEABLE. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS."

(C-IHOS Team)

FREELANCE WRITING

July 2023 - Waking up to the benefits of CPAP therapy at NextAvenue.Org is a reported essay on sleep apnea and the gold standard in care.

July 2023 - I found more than dust bunnies when selling the family home at Insider.com. An essay on what I learned about raising my kids in a single-parent home while preparing to move on.    

April 2023 - "How to Improve Your Pelvic Health" at NextAvenue.Org focuses on three strategies to improve this critical body structure. 

November 2022 - "I hid in a closet...during hurricane..." at Insider.com. An essay on parenting parents.

November 2022 - "Strategies for Communications when Facing Alzheimer's or other Dementias," at NextAvenue.Org.

October 2022 - "The Perks of Coffee" on NextAvenue.Org talks about the numerous health benefits surrounding this most popular drink. 

September 2022 - "Alone with Alzheimer's" at NextAvenue.Org. This article provides five steps to take when first learning about an Alzheimer's or dementia diagnosis. 

June 2022 - "The Younger Faces of Alzheimer's..." at NextAvenue.Org. Most would be surprised to learn that Alzheimer's and Dementia can strike someone in their 30's. Read the personal stories of a few experiencing Young-Onset (or "Early") Alzheimer's and common signs to pay attention to. 

April 2022 - "The Blooming Effects of Flowers on Mind and Body," released on NextAvenue.Org just in time for spring and Mental Health Awareness Month in May. 

March 2022 - Tickled to share my first personal essay. The topic is light; the meaning high. Read (or listen!) "The Familiar Taste of Tradition" at EatDarlingEat.net.

February 2022 - Check out my NextAvenue.Org Self-Care Guides for expert tips on managing pain to what questions to ask before surgery. 

  1. Self-Care Tips for Managing Joint Pain

  2. Six Tips for Preventing Injury

  3. How to Protect your Body

  4. Tips for Planning Orthopedic Surgery

  5. Questions to Ask your Doctor before Surgery

  6. How to Recover from Surgery

Proud to share additional magazine publications:

Sampling of previously published corporate communications:

  • Leonard, Street, and Deinard Pro Bono Annual Report

  • Lindquist & Vennum Pro Bono Annual Report

  • UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy Program Booklet

  • UnitedHealthcare Healthy Baby Program Booklet

FREELANCE WRITING SERVICES

INTERNAL-FACING

  • Executive Communications

  • CEO Messaging

  • Corporate Communications

  • Strategy/Business Plans

  • Leadership Messaging

  • Employee Newsletters

  • Employee Manuals

  • Intranet Content

  • Ghostwriting

  • …more

EXTERNAL-FACING

  • Web Site Content

  • Press Releases

  • Client Reports, Updates

  • Pro Bono Annual Reports

  • Corporate Annual Reports

  • Marketing Briefs

  • Marketing Brochures

  • Member Handbooks

  • Blog Posts

  • Feature Stories / Magazine Articles

  • Legal Writing

  • …more

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CONTACT ME

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To learn more or request services, feel free to reach out.
Sheryl Stillman
612.209.4489
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