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: There are ways to bolster a team's esprit de corps

QThe political discussion in my area is taking an anti-public-employee tone. As the leader of a team of people who supply a low-glamour but essential public service, it can be hard to maintain morale. What steps might I take to help keep us all engaged?

Updated: May 13, 2012, - 07:12 PM

Reyer: Looking out for yourself helps in times of stress

QI'm dealing with a family member's health issue and have a demanding job. I could use some practical advice on keeping myself together.

Updated: May 06, 2012, - 08:11 PM


"Five Good Minutes," by Jeffrey Brantley, M.D., and Wendy Millstine

Updated: May 04, 2012, - 03:14 PM

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

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