Wisdom acquired in prison by author Piper Kerman, whose book is set to become a television series on Showtime, can be applied to the corporate world, write Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield. In prison, just like in the workplace, you should look to create value by identifying "power gaps" that you're capable of filling. “Survival is dependent on figuring out what you have to offer," Kerman says.

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