Recent Articles by Greg Kratz
Published: Monday, November 23, 2015 3:00 pm MST
Since I'm usually a glass-is-half-empty kind of person, I need a break that will remind me to pause, take a deep breath and count my blessings. Luckily, Thanksgiving is here and more than fills that bill.
Published: Monday, November 16, 2015 9:48 pm MST
Customer service is important, but it isn't part of every company's culture. A new survey indicates that this lack of focus could be costing businesses a significant chunk of money every year.
Published: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 8:55 am MST
As I've researched other work-life topics during the past few weeks, I've run across several articles that outline the pros and cons of open offices. However, I'm still of two minds on the issue.
Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 10:27 am MST
During my career as a middle manager, opportunities for me to offer flexible work options to employees have increased dramatically. What I haven't seen, however, is a strong desire by companies to formalize fle...
Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 10:11 pm MDT
I'm always looking for opportunities to teach my children about working hard and finding the right balance in life. I wrote a few weeks ago about the challenge of teaching such lessons, and several readers resp...
Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:22 am MDT
I've been meeting with my team at work to help them set goals for 2016. As a result, it occurred to me that I could stand to set some goals for myself, too, starting with plans to build better work-life balance...
Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 5:52 pm MDT
I've written several times that if people are happy at the office, they'll work harder and be more productive. But the authors of a recent Harvard Business Review article contend that conventional wisdom might ...
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:01 am MDT
A new survey found that things like work-life balance, managers who emphasized transparency and positive company culture were major factors in deciding whether people stayed with a job or looked for opportuniti...
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 10:21 am MDT
I had hoped that increasing awareness of the problem of workplace bullying would lead to a decrease in its occurrence. A new survey, however, makes me believe that has not happened.
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:03 pm MDT
Today I've got a question for the experienced parents out there. It's simply this: How do you do it? How can you be a good, involved and watchful parent while also letting your children grow, develop and learn ...