Liz Reyer

Columnist | Coach's Corner
Phone: 651-398-4765
Liz Reyer's Corner column, which advises executives, managers and workers on making positive changes, appears Mondays in the Star Tribune's Business Insider section.

Recent content from Liz Reyer

Reyer: Be patient facing a micromanager

Q My new boss doesn't seem to realize that I know how to do my job.  He's a nice guy, but he is always telling me what to do even though I've been in my role for a few years now.  How can I get him to back off?

Updated: September 23, 2012, - 05:54 PM



Updated: September 23, 2012, - 09:40 AM

Don't panic when loop seems elusive

Q I find that I am becoming increasingly suspicious of my boss' motives regarding my position. He says I'm doing a good job, yet I often am excluded from key meetings and don't always receive the information I need to do my job. What should I do?

Updated: September 16, 2012, - 04:14 PM

Social side of team building not your forte? Delegate

Q I've been in a management role for some years, and have one area that particularly challenges me. I'm a quiet person, and while I'm good at the work assignment and staff development parts of my job, I have a hard time with the "team spirit" aspects. Any suggestions to make this easier?

Updated: September 09, 2012, - 04:07 PM


Updated: September 07, 2012, - 02:22 PM

Find ways to liven up work, look to broaden horizons

Q I have a job in my field, but after 15 years am feeling rather bored with it. It's not practical to do a career change right now; what would you suggest to re-engage?

Updated: September 02, 2012, - 04:08 PM



Updated: August 31, 2012, - 02:58 PM

Reyer: Keep office home fires burning while you're away

Q I travel a lot for work and am struggling to maintain a cohesive relationship with the team that I lead. We have issues with prioritization and morale is suffering a bit. What do you suggest?

Updated: August 26, 2012, - 07:04 PM

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