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Greg Kratz
Greg Kratz is an independent business columnist for DeseretNews.com and the Deseret News. Previously he was the Managing Editor of the paper's website. Prior to joining Deseret Digital Media, Greg was the assignment editor and an associate city editor for the Deseret News. He also worked as sports editor, business editor and business reporter for the Deseret News during more than 12 years with the newspaper. Prior to his work with Deseret News, Greg was a reporter and business editor at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden, Utah, and a reporter at The Brookings Daily Register in Brookings, S.D. Greg received a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University and a master's degree in journalism studies from Cardiff University in Cardif, Wales, in the United Kingdom.
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One thing I loved about my career in journalism was the frank and open atmosphere in the newsroom. Not everyone likes that tone, but avoiding awkward conversations at work can cause more problems than it seems ...
When my 9-year-old son struggled with a difficult birthday party experience, my wife assured him that he could do hard things. I'm constantly reminding myself that I can, too.
Four weeks into my latest career adventure, one simple but powerful thought keeps running through my mind, It's this: Success in any undertaking, whether at work or at home, is not a personal matter. It depends...
In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life mix?
I often write about my family and the work-life balance lessons I learn from them. In reality, though, I'm not the only person in my family who is trying to build a balanced life. My wife is following a differe...
It was in September 2011 that I made a huge leap of faith. After 20 years as a professional journalist, I left the comfort of my full-time newspaper career to start a new job managing a team of medical writers....
If you want to get people riled up, write about a particular generation of workers, then wait a few hours. Based on a recent column I wrote about millennials, this formula is sure to result in some fireworks.
I generally try to avoid the spotlight, but my efforts in that regard were tested by a recent series of positive events at work. However, this good experience reinforced my feelings about the importance of reco...
As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance.
FlexJobs recently surveyed 211 people under age 35 who want part-time work. Their answers about why they'd like to work part time, and how they would make it financially, were interesting.