What exactly is prison consulting?

If you have been convicted of a crime and will be self-surrendering to prison shortly, it is essential that you are able to recognize effective prison consulting practices. Let’s face it.  Going to prison for the first time can be scary.  Prison is an unknown territory that can leave you defenseless and vulnerable, which is a… Read More

A Prison Consultants View: Ray Rice vs Mark Fuller. Why the media bias?

U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, who presides in the Middle District of Alabama, has sauntered away like a raccoon in the night from a domestic violence case with a meager plea deal that avoids prison time. As a prison consultant, I’d strongly suggest that he complete everything mandated and keep his hands off his wife before he… Read More

Prison Consultants view on prisons becoming the new mental health institutions.

The one promise a prison consultant should never make to his or her client is “You are guaranteed to never get hurt in prison.” Over 30 years ago, states began shutting down mental health facilities around the country in favor of community mental health centers. The policy was created to help patients live closer to… Read More

Prison Consultants take on why some inmates are treated horrible.  

As a prison consultant my job is to help clean my clients up physically and mentally prior to surrendering. Often drinking and drugging to numb the anticipated pain of being incarcerated leaves many people who are self-surrendering looking horrendous when they arrive at prison gates.   When this common or high profile inmate walks into… Read More

Inmates fears upon prison release. Are they justified?

I was asked a very interesting question after being an invited guest to speak in Philadelphia 6 years ago. The question was based on my years incarcerated and opinion as a prison consultant. The question was “Do most inmates have a fear of being released without family support community programs or a pre-release program put… Read More

Prison Coach Speaking’s 3 keys to public speaking

Sо, уоu’rе gіvіng а ѕреесh. Yоu hаvе ѕоmе thоughtѕ аbоut whаt ѕресіfісаllу уоu wаnt tо ѕау, but bеуоnd thаt уоu’rе fееlіng а nаggіng dоubt. Whаt, thеn, ѕhоuld уоu соnѕіdеr bеfоrе рrераrіng fоr аnd thеn dеlіvеrіng уоur ѕреесh? Whеthеr уоu аrе аn еxреrіеnсе рrоfеѕѕіоnаl ѕреаkеr оr уоu аrе јuѕt gеttіng уоur fееt (аnd раlmѕ) wеt іn… Read More

Scare Tactics To Watch For When Hiring a Prison Consultant

With former inmates, wardens, case managers and jail house lawyers opting to become prison consultants, the question I’d like to ask is: How can you obtain consistent referrals from attorneys if you advertise that you specialize in filing 2255 habeas corpus motions, early release after visiting the parole board and prison transfers? Prison Consultants who… Read More

10 Reasons People Find It Difficult To Speak In Front Of Others?

John Fuller and Dr. Jennings travel the country speaking publicly in addition to consulting with clients who will surrender to prison for the first time. They often come across others who would love to begin a career as a public speaker. Listed below are the ten reasons people do not pursue careers as public speakers.… Read More

Prison Coach Can’t Wait To Speak With Brooklyn Students!

Prison Coach can’t wait to speak with Brooklyn Students! Steve Oberfest and I are looking forward to speaking with students at the Belmont Academy in Brooklyn this Wednesday. We have been invited for the fourth straight year and it’s always a pleasure!

Articles You vs Stage Fright. Who will win the public speaking battle?

It’ѕ уоu vѕ. ѕtаgе frіght. Whо’ѕ gоіng tо wіn thе nеxt tіmе thаt уоu аrе аѕkеd tо gіvе а ѕреесh? It turnѕ оut thаt thіѕ іѕ оnе bаttlе thаt уоu саn аlwауѕ еmеrgе а vісtоr frоm. Hоwеvеr, іn оrdеr tо mаkе thіѕ hарреn уоu аrе gоіng tо hаvе tо рrераrе уоurѕеlf fоr bаttlе bеfоrе thе… Read More