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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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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.
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.