Recent Articles by Greg Kratz
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:01 am MDT
A new survey found that things like work-life balance, managers who emphasized transparency and positive company culture were major factors in deciding whether people stayed with a job or looked for opportuniti...
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 10:21 am MDT
I had hoped that increasing awareness of the problem of workplace bullying would lead to a decrease in its occurrence. A new survey, however, makes me believe that has not happened.
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:03 pm MDT
Today I've got a question for the experienced parents out there. It's simply this: How do you do it? How can you be a good, involved and watchful parent while also letting your children grow, develop and learn ...
Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 9:11 am MDT
I'm a big believer in the benefits of breaks. I see them as little opportunities to build work-life balance in the middle of a day at the office. As such, I was interested to read the results of a new study on ...
Published: Friday, September 4, 2015 5:00 pm MDT
With Labor Day behind us, summer is officially over. And that means, nationwide, most children should be back to school. If your home is like ours, that also means back to stress.
Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:26 am MDT
So much of life is a series of trade-offs. The give-and-take in my life has had a direct impact on my desire to build balance, and it has changed significantly since I switched jobs a few months ago.
Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:05 am MDT
A new survey of parents who are interested in work flexibility found that 90 percent reported "needing" to work, but 63 percent also reported "wanting" to work. As always, though, every family needs to find its...
Published: Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:20 am MDT
With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns.
Published: Monday, August 10, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
Do you remember that one friend from middle school? I do. He was one of my first real friends. Soon he became my best friend. I'm remembering him today in the wake of his unexpected death.
Published: Monday, August 3, 2015 3:28 pm MDT
A recent survey found that 89 percent of U.S. workers believe they deserve a raise, and 54 percent plan to ask for one this year. But when faced with the prospect of asking for an increase in pay, 7 percent wou...