An unwavering focus on improvement is one of the many things that sets Lewis Tree Service apart from other organizations. Herein lies an inability to accept the status quo, and a persistence that is never satiated. How can we cultivate a workforce that will aid in our relentless drive of forward progress?
The safety team held a meeting in Concord, NC November 14-15. The two-day training consisted of intense classroom exercises and discussions led by Beth Lay, Director of Safety and Human Performance, and Deb Boyce, Safety Manager, with a visit from Lewis CEO Tom Rogers. On day two, the safety team and members of Carolina Tree Care along with...
Improvement Minded. I want to share some thoughts about this term as it relates to our pursuit of our safety vision:
- Improvement Minded is one of the 5 key Operating Principles of Lewis Tree Service. Therefore, it’s one of the most important traits or characteristics you bring to the job every day.
Responsible. Response. Able. When it’s broken down, we can ask ourselves: Are we able to be responsive? Do we have the right skill sets? Do we have access to the right tools? Do we fully understand the situation and what actions are required? Do we recognize the impact our actions have on others?
“The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will.’ Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities. A very little key will open a very heavy door.” -Charles Dickens
Individuals and organizations with proven track records of success have one commonly exhibited behavior: they are never...