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It's inevitable. Once March Madness begins, workplace productivity plunges. Office pools and brackets push aside work schedules, and employees spend more time around the water cooler discussing teams and players than working. Bosses tear their hair out trying to get the job done. And forget about fighting it. This is one of the most exciting spectator sports events of the year. Literally millions will watch the country's best college basketball teams fight for dominance and the chance to become this year's NCAA champion.

What do shoes, airplanes, and a mouse have in common? Think more specifically of Zappos, JetBlue, and Disney, and a universal and fundamental theme emerges. These companies are all revered for their thriving and coveted corporate cultures – cultures that customers and employees are falling in love with and, thereby, helping drive business success.

  Are you thinking of getting an internship while finishing your degree? Or maybe you’re getting ready to graduate and starting to look for that perfect career launch

Ever feel like your neurons are stuck in a negative feedback loop? You’re obsessed with a relationship gone wrong, or stuck in an endless argument with your best friend, or you can’t stop thinking about that video game you spend too much time playing. Spiraling thoughts sap away productivity. You know you should stop, but like a bathroom scale that keeps pointing to 5 instead of 0, you can’t seem to get your thoughts in balance. Time to pull back, slow down and recalibrate your neurons. Here’s how:

We are proud to present the Fall 2017 Scholarships and Awards recipients!

We are thrilled to announce our guests for the Spring 2018 Speaker Broadcast season. We look forward to these speakers motivating our members, providing a call to action to serve their communities and driving them towards their passions! 

Spring 2018 Speaker Broadcast lineup details:


Some practical ways for students to manage stress and get things done.

Overwhelmed by a stressful semester and too much work? Wondering how you’re going to make it through the last few weeks before finals? Here are four ways to finish the semester strong: 

Coming to Grips With the Time Management Myth
Do you feel the need to be more organized and/or more productive? Do you spend your day in a frenzy of activity and then wonder why you haven't accomplished much?
Time management skills are especially important for small business people, who often find themselves performing many different jobs during the course of a single day. These time management tips will help you increase your productivity and stay cool and collected.

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How intrapreneurship can transform your business.

SPOILER ALERT: Some of the references take place in Season 7

Game of Thrones is a massive cultural phenomenon. By some accounts, it is responsible for close to $1 billion in revenue growth (after all, some actors earn close to $500,000 per episode). At the same time, the show generates a slew of thought pieces, from plain-vanilla recaps to longform pieces analyzing the social and political climate of Westeros.