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: Only iPhone gets the full attention of this boss

Q My boss is addicted to his iPhone. He checks e-mails during meetings and sneaks glances at it when we have one-on-one meetings. I really feel like he's not paying attention to me when he should be, and wonder what I can do.

Updated: August 16, 2012, - 10:01 PM

Reyer: Don't let your manager's moods ruin your workday

QI have a new boss who is very moody. I never know if he's going to be friendly or completely remote, and his moods really shake up my day. I've tried talking to him about it, but it hasn't changed. What can I do?

Updated: August 12, 2012, - 05:46 PM


Updated: August 12, 2012, - 04:23 PM

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

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