Kris Boesch

About Kris Boesch

Kris Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness and boosts the bottom-line. The Choose People 360° Culture Audit is based on over 1000 hours of research Boesch conducted with the Industrial Organizational Psychology Department at Colorado State University. She is also the author of Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace. Prior to Choose People, Boesch was the CEO of Exodus Moving & Storage. Under her leadership Exodus became the largest mover in Northern Colorado with a turnover rate nearly 40% less than the industry average and a bottom line twice that same average. Kris is also a proud mother, dancing diva and dog lover.

Employee Dignity – How to Keep It in the Workplace

When Steve Hannah, CEO of the Onion, was asked by New York Times journalist Adam Bryant, what were the his top 3-5 lessons on how to manage people he said”: “you never, ever do anything to deprive a human being of their dignity in work, in life.”

What does dignity get us?

When you look up the word dignity in the dictionary se Read more >

Have you Hugged your Manager today?

Perhaps not literally, but at least verbally.

This question goes out to both employees and business leaders – because managers serve both sides of this coin, often not an easy proposition.

Consider some of the challenges they are tasked with:

  • They have to play good cop and bad cop and at the end of the day still be respected.
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Best Question to Ask your Employees – What do YOU think?

When asked with a genuine desire to know the answer, this question is extraordinary on so many levels!

The next time one of your employees comes to you and asks you to make a decision – simply ask them, What do YOU think?  And as often as possible, say “That’s a great idea, run with it.”

You’ll be surprised how many innovative ideas Read more >

Open Book Sharing: Best Way to Help Your Employees Understand Company Finances

Employees often think the big cheese is making a huge amount of money because they are not aware of all the expenses that it takes to run a business.  To create a tangible, accurate way to explain your finances to your employees, first get one hundred 1 dollar bills.  Have a company meeting.  On a flip chart have two sheets – 1) with a break down o Read more >

How to Appreciate the Coworkers You’re not Crazy About

How often do we find ourselves fully confident that someone in our sphere of work is (pick your fave):  a moron, clueless, or average.  Perhaps your language is more colorful.

Here’s the rub though – THEY ARE IN YOUR SPHERE OF WORK.  Where you spend many waking hours.  Where you potentially spend many valuable life potential wak Read more >

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