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

Resources for meeting greater expectations

•Sherrie Bourg Carter, "Refueling your engine: Strategies to reduce stress and avoid burnout,"

Updated: October 28, 2012, - 03:56 PM

Reyer: Getting your team straight with corporate strategy

Q My company has announced a new strategic direction. The approach seems to make sense, but I'm having trouble figuring out how it applies to my team. What should I do to ensure that our work is aligned with the company's overall direction?

Updated: October 21, 2012, - 09:09 PM

Don't let the past or future hijack the present

Q I can't seem to let go of things. When something doesn't go perfectly, I dwell on it, and it has made it hard for me to make decisions. I'm afraid I'll do the wrong thing. What can I do to break this pattern?

Updated: October 14, 2012, - 04:09 PM


"The Power of Now," a book by Ekhart Tolle

Updated: October 14, 2012, - 04:05 PM

Choking under high pressure

Q I have this problem that I can't seem to come through in high-pressure situations. I'm good at my job and know what to do, but then sometimes just don't follow through. What might be going on, and what can I do about it?

Updated: October 07, 2012, - 03:35 PM

Reyer: Learn from past hiring mistakes

Q My hiring decisions don't seem to be very good. The last few people I've hired have fallen short of my expectations. I can't figure it out -- I'm hitting it off with them in the interviews.

Updated: September 30, 2012, - 05:46 PM

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

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