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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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As an established proponent of flexible work options, I hope more businesses are getting on board with the need to help people build better work-life balance. But the progress is often slower than I think it sh...
Ah, mid-January. The thrill of the holidays is long gone. And, for many people, the financial excesses of Christmas are starting to hit home. No wonder this is the time of year that some of us fantasize about s...
In my memory, I'm 4 years old, sitting next to my dad at a diner's three-sided counter. Closing my eyes, I can travel 41 years back in time and see the scene. There's something about one-on-one time with a pare...
Few people are successful in achieving their New Year's resolutions. But a recent survey indicates that changes in how they approach their jobs might help some people with their work-life resolutions in 2015.
I believe it's important to count the little blessings that surround us, and I hope you'll do the same. To help get you started, here are some of the things that have made the "life" side of my work-life balanc...
For a truly balanced life, it's important to build connections with co-workers that go beyond conversations about budgets, reports and assignments. And this is a perfect time of year to create better at-work ba...
So, have you noticed that more men are talking about work-life balance lately? Neither have I. But the response I received to a recent column on this subject has me hoping that will change in the near future.
For a food-lover like me, the joy of this season is determined, at least in part, by recipes. But recipes aren't important only for the tastes of the holidays. In fact, the right recipe for work-life balance is...
A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on the holiday. Wi...
I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips to help get you through the...