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But Wait There's More: Acts with Integrity

December 10, 2018

What does Acting with Integrity mean to YOU?

To me, it’s all about the little things we do because the little things influence how we handle the big things. In day-to-day life, it's telling a cashier that he gave you too much change. At work, whether you're in utility line clearance or behind the scenes at corporate, it means doing the right...

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But Wait, There's More: Improvement Minded

October 05, 2018

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.
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Operating Principle: Act with Integrity

August 13, 2018

Today’s operating principle is Act with IntegrityI found a great quote that describes what integrity looks like in action. “Integrity means following your moral or ethical convictions and doing the right thing in all circumstances, even if no one is watching you.” 

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Operating Principle: Being Honest

August 06, 2018

Wikipedia says “Honesty refers to a facet of moral character and connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as integrity, truthfulness, straightforwardness, including straightforwardness of conduct, along with the absence of lying, cheating, theft, etc. Honesty also involves being trustworthy, loyal, fair, and sincere.”

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Operating Principle: Trustworthy

July 31, 2018

Being trustworthy is being able to be relied on to do, or provide, what is needed or right: deserving of trust. 

TRUST is the one thing that changes everything.

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Operating Principle: Responsible

July 24, 2018

Our first operating principle (or core value) is “responsible” and when I hear the word responsible, ownership immediately comes to mind. Responsibility is an obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion.

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A Fresh Start

October 30, 2017

Today is the first day of the new fiscal year for members of the Lewis family tree: Lewis Tree Service, Carolina Tree Service and, of course, my team, Wilderness Environmental ServicesThat gives us a unique opportunity to start fresh. We do that financially. We can also do that from a safety perspective. We can take the opportunity to do a...

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