Recent Articles by Greg Kratz
Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 9:01 am MST
How do you earn respect as a manager when your team members are older and more experienced than you are? Here are some tips that may help.
Published: Monday, November 25, 2013 5:07 pm MST
If it seems like I'm always beating the drum for improved work flexibility — well, I am. But I'm not alone. I receive emails every week supporting my belief that flexible work options often improve produc...
Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 4:16 pm MST
Like me, many readers see both the downside to eating lunch at restaurants too often and the upside to building friendships over a nice meal. Striking the right balance will mean different things for different ...
Published: Monday, November 11, 2013 4:39 pm MST
My six-week stint as a double manager ended Monday, and I have mixed feelings about its completion. It was fun and educational, but it also affected my quest for better work-life balance.
Published: Monday, November 4, 2013 4:01 pm MST
Thirty-three percent of human resources professionals in a recent survey said a lack of open, honest communication has the most negative impact on employee morale. So why do so many managers and companies strug...
Published: Monday, October 28, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
It seems I can't check out a website or cruise social media these days without hearing of another controversy regarding telecommuting. The latest involves Hewlett-Packard, which appears to be following Yahoo's ...
Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 5:46 pm MDT
Friday lunch with friends from work has always been a highlight of my week. But a new survey asks whether eating lunch at a restaurant is worth the price.
Published: Monday, October 14, 2013 4:32 pm MDT
Wednesday is Boss's Day, and while I never expected to be a boss, I'm grateful now for managers who gave me opportunities and helped me learn the ropes.
Published: Monday, October 7, 2013 4:55 pm MDT
A large part of building better work-life balance depends on one's ability to know when it's time to buckle down and do the job, and when it's time to have fun — both at home and in the office.
Published: Monday, September 30, 2013 4:29 pm MDT
A new survey shows 53 percent of tech workers would accept some kind of wage reduction in order to telecommute daily, and a few said they would take a cut as high as 31 percent. Would you be willing to make tha...