prison

5 Leadership Lessons CEOs Can Learn From Prison Shot Callers

Being on both sides of the cell door, I know there's a lot that CEOs can learn from their prison counterparts.

13 Prison Slang Terms You Should Use With Co-Workers

You thought prison slang was reserved for hardened convicts and characters of 'Orange is the New Black'?

The Many Pros and Fewer-Than-Expected Cons of Hiring Ex-Cons

Ex-cons are generally at least as likely as everybody else to be good employees and much more likely to be loyal to their employer.

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

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