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.

Extremely Valuable Human Resources Tool: Living Wage Calculator

When Choose People was being formed the criteria for consideration was wide ranged to say the least.  And one of the critical factors that stuck out, but hasn’t been incorporated yet was the concept of “living wage.”

Having participated in a campaign in Colorado called “Pathways Past Poverty” it was painfully and insanely clear that many full ti Read more >

The CEO Responsibility – Painting the Picture of Meaningfulness

Because business owners and CEO’s have the corner office, and the often fatter paycheck, they don’t get cut much slack.  And yet the heavy burden they carry everyday – the risk and responsibility is tremendous.

Most business owners would tell you that they lose sleep over one thing more than any other – “How am I going to cover payroll?”  All th Read more >

Employee Engagement, Employee Satisfaction – Are these enough?

Employee engagement is that ever elusive infamous HR buzz word defined by experts in a multitude of ways.  Employee satisfaction is another concept that seems to flow like sand through ones fingers – one minute you seem to have it, and the next you don’t.

Unfortunately neither of these terms truly captures the essence of what we think we really Read more >

Corporate Social Responsibility – Big Words, Why should I care?

Looking good – we all want to look good – personally, professionally, physically, even privately.  We also want to feel good.  We want to know we are doing good, contributing good – and then we’d like others to know about it – either because we want to look good, feel good and/or have others join us in the adventure.

Corporate Social Responsibil Read more >

Employee Satisfaction – "I can’t get no…(guitar rift, head banging)…satisfaction"

Lately I’ve been horrified by the common comment of:

“Well in this economy, they should be happy, at least they have a job.”

ARGH.  Who wants to be the employee at the company where that’s the leadership mantra?  Yuck.

When the leadership says “We should be happy to have such excellent employees,” then you’ve got a company that’s truly on Read more >

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