Category : Sample Chapters

Digital Outcasts and Food Deserts

April 7th, 2012 by Kel Smith | 3 comments

A food desert is a term given to any part of the industrialized world where healthy, affordable food is difficult for consumers to obtain. New technologies combined with community involvement may one day solve a growing health problem.

‘Soul Train’ a Model of Innovation and Inclusion

March 11th, 2012 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on ‘Soul Train’ a Model of Innovation and Inclusion

The passing of Don Cornelius, the inventor and host of the ‘Soul Train’ television program, reminds us of important lessons on innovation and inclusion.

Building Innovation Teams

December 17th, 2011 by Kel Smith | 1 comment

Why Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees present an interesting case study for hiring and developing innovation teams.

Of Bees and Chess

December 10th, 2011 by Kel Smith | 1 comment

A young chess player learns a lesson applicable to the innovation cycle and people with special needs.

The Business Rationale for Virtual Accessibility

November 14th, 2011 by Kel Smith | 1 comment

How would a merger between virtual worlds and commercial retailers affect consumers with disabilities? First in a series of sample chapters.