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

On gabby volunteers, wallflowers and big challenges

Recent reader feedback has sparked some additional thinking on my part on issues related to integrity. But first, a few comments and suggestions on other topics.

Updated: February 19, 2012, - 05:25 PM

Reyer: On his agenda: Keeping all participants on topic

QMeetings in the volunteer organization that I'm involved in tend to get very out of control. We often stray off topic, usually because of a few longwinded folks. How can I help us become more productive?

Updated: February 12, 2012, - 06:25 PM


"Death by Meeting," a book by Patrick Lencioni

Updated: February 12, 2012, - 04:30 PM

Reyer: Get better at repeating phrase 'It's just not an option'

QIt's really hard for me to say no. I'm pretty much a pushover and I keep ending up totally overwhelmed. What can I do to get more courageous in setting limits?

Updated: February 05, 2012, - 06:17 PM

Reyer: Be objective but also compassionate and respectful

QI'm in a role in which I may have to help make decisions about staff reductions. I haven't been in this situation before, and I'm feeling very uncomfortable. How should I approach this?

Updated: January 29, 2012, - 07:38 PM


Updated: January 29, 2012, - 03:13 PM

Reyer: Steer group dynamics to suit your skills, preferences

QMy company is going more toward working in teams, and, while I like some aspects, I really think better on my own. How can I be successful in this new environment?

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

Recognize anger, then set it aside

QI felt recently that my integrity was challenged at work. It's a value that I hold central and that has never been questioned. I'm furious about it, and trying to figure out how to handle it.

Updated: January 15, 2012, - 07:06 PM

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