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: Getting more comfortable at the negotiating table

QPart of my job is to do some financial negotiations with clients, and I'm struggling with it. I don't feel comfortable, and don't feel like I'm getting the best outcomes. What can I do?

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 07:42 PM

Resources

www.negotiatormagazine.com/article287_1.html

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 04:50 PM

Company layoffs take toll on workers who remain

Q Things seemed to be going pretty well at work, and then we had a few layoffs. It's really shaken me up, and I'm trying to settle down again.  What do you suggest?

Updated: December 02, 2012, - 03:59 PM

Reyer: Make plan to help workers build professionalism

Q I'd like to help some of the newer employees in my company develop their general professionalism. They have good technical skills, but could use some polish. What would you suggest?

Updated: November 18, 2012, - 07:00 PM

Reyer: Getting temper under control will bring benefits

Q I've realized that I lose my temper at work once in a while, and people seem to be nervous around me. I don't want to have that effect on people; what can I do?

Updated: November 25, 2012, - 05:46 PM

Resources

www.mindtools.com/pages/article/professionalism.htm

Updated: November 18, 2012, - 03:37 PM

Reyer: Boss' laxity on job puts subordinate in touchy spot

Q I'm in an awkward position. My boss is really slacking off -- he disappears during the workday and doesn't do what he is supposed to do. His boss has asked for my opinion, and I'm really nervous to tell him what I think. How should I handle this?

Updated: November 11, 2012, - 09:25 PM

Reyer: What's behind new worker's lack of engagement?

Q We've recently added a new analyst to our staff. She just graduated from college, has some of the right skills, but is somewhat lackadaisical in her approach to her work. What can we do to increase her engagement?

Updated: November 04, 2012, - 11:00 PM

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