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: When your values and those of your employer clash

QMy company has publicly supported a political cause that I deeply oppose. While no one, including my boss or co-workers,...

Updated: August 05, 2012, - 07:22 PM

Reyer: Etiquette standards needed in the workplace, too

Violations of office etiquette are frequently raised by readers as sources of office tension. Some minor, some egregious -- but they all can get under people's skin and make it hard to get along.

Updated: July 29, 2012, - 06:06 PM


Updated: July 29, 2012, - 05:40 PM

Reyer: Let go of annoyance to seek solutions

QI work closely with one teammate, and we get along great except for one thing. I like to plan things in advance, and she is one of those last-minute types (but she always comes through in the end). How can I get her to work a plan instead?

Updated: July 22, 2012, - 06:50 PM


Updated: July 15, 2012, - 04:07 PM

When everyone blames everybody else

QThe team that I'm on does not get along well. When challenges come along, people point fingers and blame each other instead of resolving issues. I'm not in charge, so there's only so much I can do. Any suggestions?

Updated: July 15, 2012, - 01:21 PM

Reyer: Try getting to know tough new boss

QMy branch office just got a new general manager, and he has been riding rough over everyone right from the start. He's not taking the time to get to know people and how we do things before firing people and making changes. What do we do?

Updated: July 08, 2012, - 06:55 PM



Updated: July 08, 2012, - 03:20 PM

Reyer: For new spot at workplace, take action

QI've told my employer that I'd like to leave my current position within 12 months, and that I'd like to find a position in a different department doing a different kind of work. It has been six months, and no one has approached me about other opportunities within the company. Should I assume they want me to leave?

Updated: July 01, 2012, - 07:02 PM

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