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Outsmarting the Casino at Blackjack

By Phil Kesten
A glance at the grandeur of a typical casino in, say, Las Vegas or Monte Carlo tells you that most people lose money when they gamble. There are sound...
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    Nurturing the Spirit of Goodness

    By Thomas Plante
    During the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio an unexpected interaction between two female 5K runners made headline news. Abbey D’Agostino from the USA and...
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    SCU Thought Leader Predictions: 12 Hot Trends for 2018

    By The Illuminate Team
    In our third annual predictions article, we asked our thought leaders, "What innovative product, idea, trend, concept, or development are you most...
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    Little Things

    By Fr. William Rewak
    Fr. Rewak shares a special holiday message about being grateful for the little things in life.
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    A Go-Getter’s Guide to Effective Cold Messaging

    By Judith Martinez ‘14
    Let’s be honest. As much as social media has made it “easier” for us to connect, we are faced with fewer and fewer chances to make an outstanding first...
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    Economics Nobel Prize Recognizes Behavioral Transformation of Economics

    By Hersh Shefrin
    On Dec. 9, behavioral economist Richard Thaler will be awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. For many reasons, this event is special. The award is for...
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    Growing Our Startups: Lessons from the Kauffman Growth Index

    By Drew Starbird MBA '84
    The Kauffman Foundation just released its 2017 Growth Entrepreneurship Index, and if you look carefully the news is promising. Kauffman’s Growth index...
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    3 Mindfulness Tips to Reduce Work-Related Stress

    By Dean Ku M.A. '09
    Work can be exceedingly stressful these days. There are too many meetings, calls, emails, and deadlines. Oftentimes we magnify our stress by...
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    10 Ways to Maximize the College Experience

    By Thomas Plante
    As I enter my 30th year of college teaching (mostly at Santa Clara University) I hope that college students are mindful of a few critical rules that...
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    iPhone, We Need to Talk

    By Christopher Kitts
    Please come here iPhone, I’d like to talk to you for a few minutes and share some important fatherly advice. To begin, let me tell you how proud I am...
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