TED Talks: Jeff Smith – Lessons in business … from prison

Jeff Smith spent a year in prison. But what he discovered inside wasn’t what he expected — he saw in his fellow inmates boundless ingenuity and business savvy. He asks: Why don’t we tap this entrepreneurial potential to help ex-prisoners contribute to society once they’re back outside? (From the TED Talent Search event TED@NewYork.)

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About exconned

When I was in High School, most-likely-to-go-to-prison was not a title people would have thought applied to me. To the contrary in fact. I was involved, did well in school, held multiple student council offices, was a Model UN ambassador, MVP on various sports teams, and overall did damn good. And yet, here I am now, an ex-convict.

Posted on April 7, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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