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

Learn when to 'but' out: Beware conversation killers

In response to a recent column about managing a negative employee (March 19), reader Florence Steichen commented on the use of "but" in the phrase "Start positive, but lay out your expectations."

Updated: April 01, 2012, - 05:38 PM


Updated: April 01, 2012, - 01:51 PM

When moving to a new job, stay anchored yet open

QAfter going to college and starting my career in my hometown, I'm going to be relocating to take a new position. What steps should I take to make this a smooth transition?

Updated: March 25, 2012, - 03:43 PM

Start positive, but be sure to lay out your expectations

QAn employee in our company is being transferred to my team. She's often very negative; how do I keep this from infecting my team and damaging morale?

Updated: March 18, 2012, - 01:27 PM

Good decisionmaking can be learned and be helpful

QI have a hard time making decisions, and it's even more difficult now that I have a team to lead. How can I overcome my fear of making the wrong choice?

Updated: March 11, 2012, - 03:45 PM


Updated: March 09, 2012, - 11:15 AM

For this campaign, consider your options carefully

QWhat do I do about a boss who is overbearing about her political opinions, and who seems to assume that I share her views? I don't want to confront her, but am really uncomfortable about it.

Updated: March 04, 2012, - 08:16 PM

Remember that networking is a two-way street

QAfter I got my last job, I lost touch with many people in my network. Now that I'm looking again, I'd like to revive these connections. What should I do?

Updated: February 26, 2012, - 03:48 PM

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