Recent Articles by Greg Kratz
Published: Monday, February 1, 2016 4:37 pm MST
For the last 14 years, a deadline for a new column has stared me in the face almost every week. Now, 18 years after my first day as a Deseret News employee, this is my last column.
Published: Monday, January 25, 2016 4:49 pm MST
I've written often about the importance of making time for dates with your spouse or significant other. When it comes to building a balanced life, I think that is an absolute requirement — even if it mean...
Published: Sunday, January 24, 2016 3:00 am MST
For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the positive effects of workplace flexibility on a company and its employees. And that's kind of a big deal.
Published: Thursday, January 14, 2016 2:59 am MST
After two fun holiday weeks, I've jumped back into workday stress. That's not ideal, and I'm pretty sure many of you are in the same boat right now. What's more, according to some new data, the problem of work ...
Published: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:29 am MST
I may be biased, but as I reflect on 2015, I believe it was the year in which the issue of work-life balance gained the momentum it will need to become a primary topic of business conversation for years to come...
Published: Saturday, December 26, 2015 9:54 pm MST
A recent survey found that 32 percent of respondents said they became more productive during the week before a major holiday, while 22 percent said their output waned during that time. Where do you fall on that...
Published: Monday, December 14, 2015 4:13 pm MST
One of the most interesting results of a new survey is especially timely as we enter the holiday season. According to this study, 33 percent of respondents said they did not feel comfortable taking personal tim...
Published: Thursday, December 10, 2015 5:50 am MST
I'm not the only one who sees downsides to the trend that has many of us working in offices with open floor plans. Many readers also struggle with the noise and distractions that accompany such work spaces.
Published: Monday, November 30, 2015 9:24 pm MST
No matter what you do or how you do it, I hope you’ll consider volunteering. You not only will feel the joy that comes from helping others but also will find that service becomes an important part of a we...
Published: Monday, November 30, 2015 9:17 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.