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About Greg Kratz

Greg Kratz is a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility and a former reporter, editor, and work-life balance columnist for the Deseret News and deseretnews.com in Salt Lake City. A father of four active children, he appreciates the flexibility to leave his current work early and adjust his schedule so he can attend a seemingly never-ending string of softball games, Scout activities, piano recitals, and theater performances.
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5 Benefits of Telecommuting For Employers and Employees

By |June 13th, 2017|Benefits|

Here are five specific benefits of telecommuting for employers and employees. As companies embrace these options, life gets better for everyone.

How a Shorter Work Week Can Benefit Companies, Workers

By |June 6th, 2017|Business Case|

Several businesses that have experimented with shorter work weeks are finding that both morale and productivity are boosted by the arrangement.

The Business Case: Cross-Generational Benefits of Work Flexibility

By |May 23rd, 2017|Business Case|

When it comes to generational conflict in the workplace, there may be at least one thing that can help all generations find common ground: flexibility.

Janet Yellen: Change Policies to Bring Women into Workforce

By |May 18th, 2017|Business Case|

Having more women in the U.S. labor force boosts the economy and improves working conditions for all, according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen.

Take 5: Daniel Arnold on Flexible Work in the Digital Age

By |May 9th, 2017|Take 5|

Dr. Daniel Arnold helped organize an interdisciplinary conference on “Flexible Work in the Digital Age", focused on work flexbility and work-life balance.

‘Working Families Flexibility Act’ Brings Flex Debate to Congress

By |May 1st, 2017|Legislation|

Work flexibility is under debate in the U.S. House of Representatives, in the form of a new bill called the Working Families Flexibility Act.

Report Summary: “State of the American Workplace,” Gallup

By |April 13th, 2017|Research Explainer|

According to Gallup's new "State of the American Workplace," just 33 percent of workers are engaged at work. Work flexibility could help.

How-to Guide: How to Develop Skills for Effective Flex

By |April 10th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

Here are six skills to develop now that should help you prove you're ready for flexibility when your time to ask arrives.