Jeff Smith:
Jeff Smith: Business-Unterricht... aus dem Gefängnis

TED@New York · 5:00 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Jeff Smith hat ein Jahr im Gefängnis verbracht. Aber was er dort entdeckte, war anders als er erwartet hatte – er sah in seinen Mitgefangenen einen ungeheuren Einfallsreichtum und Geschäftsgeist. Er fragt sich: Warum nutzen wir dieses unternehmerische Potenzial nicht und helfen Ex-Sträflingen, nach ihrer Entlassung einen Beitrag zur Gesellschaft zu leisten? (Aus dem TED Talent Search-Event TED@NewYork.)

Recovering politician
Once an up-and-coming star in the Missouri State Senate, Jeff Smith went to prison for covering up an election law violation. Since his release, he's created a new space for himself as a professor, writer, political commentator and advocate for those he was locked up with. Full bio
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