How to Win Your March Madness Office Pool
Admit it. You always wanted to be "that guy"the one who somehow knew that a relative underdog like Butler was going to get to the championship game two years straight. Or that George Mason University would knock off a slew of big-shot competitors to inexplicably get to the Final Four in 2004. Making these kinds of savvy predictions can help you claim that all-important honor as the office March Madness bracket selection champ. The NCAA men's basketball tournament, after all, becomes a workplace hot topic the minute it the first ball is tipped off. In fact, professionals will spend at least 8.4 million hours watching games online when they're on the job, according to published reports. But managers shouldn't be too alarmed. Much of this amounts to an innocent distraction that often serves as a bonding or team-building exercise. So let the games begin: Whether you're a college hoops junkie or a novice, check out some of these sites and Twitter feeds before turning in your picks.