March Madness: Winning your office pool


It happens every year, and next week, it'll happen again, and if you're the manager or owner of a company, you may be wondering if you should let it happen: The March Madness office pool.

After all, if people are betting which of their favorite college basketball teams will destroy the others in order to become part of the NCAA's Final Four, then they aren't working. In fact, there's a loss of office productivity, and you're sanctioning illegal gambling. If you're a boss or manager, it's your duty, in fact, to step in and halt March Madness.

Just be willing to be strung up to a ceiling fan and left there to spin all day. And don't blame me. I'll deny every word of this article. In fact, the paragraph above this one? I didn't write it. I'm not sure who did.