Field Notes

Sep

22

Rules of Thumb for Fastening and Joint Design

Aug

19

Inc 5000

Inc. magazine  ranked Field  NO. 3933 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 

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Jul

26

Keep Things Fun

KEEP THINGS FUN. Work hard and play hard.  Remember that the world has bigger problems than even the most difficult challenges that make up our daily work.  Keep perspective.  Don’t take yourself too seriously. Laugh every day.

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Jul

20

Participate

Participate: Be an active part of the Field family by participating in improvement events, community activities, educational opportunities, team-building events, and just plain fun.  Be engaged.

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Jul

12

Be Obsessive About Organization

In my opinion, it is impossible to separate quality from housekeeping and an organized work space.  There are several benefits of clean and well organized work spaces.

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Jul

06

Work-life balance

MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WORK/LIFE BALANCE. Stay happier, healthier, and more productive by balancing your time between work, family life, emotional/spiritual development, community activities, and physical fitness.

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Jun

30

Celebrate Success

CELEBRATE SUCCESS. Recognizing people doing things right is more effective than pointing out when they do things wrong.  Regularly extend meaningful acknowledgement and appreciation – in all directions throughout our company.

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Jun

28

We're a Family

ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT WE’RE A FAMILY. Our relationships go deeper than simply being team members at work.  We genuinely care for and about each other.  Whether it’s a kind word during a tough stretch, a friendly smile each morning, or a helping hand in stressful times, show your compassion.

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Jun

23

Be Process Oriented

BE PROCESS-ORIENTED. World-class organizations are built on a foundation of highly effective, repeatable processes.  Look to create processes for every aspect of your work, and then turn those processes into habits to achieve consistent results.

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Jun

16

Work Smart

WORK SMART. Do your homework and be prepared for all meetings, calls, and appointments.  Be organized and plan your work for maximum efficiency. Solve problems before they happen by anticipating future issues, planning for contingencies, and addressing them in advance.  Think things through.

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Jun

14

Be a Brand Ambassador

BE A BRAND AMBASSADOR. Live our mission statement. Everything we do is built on trust and trust is built on relationships.  Make smart decisions that enhance long-term relationships.  We’re all responsible for, and benefit from, Field’s image and reputation.  Act in a way that brings honor to us all.

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Jun

09

Share Information

SHARE INFORMATION. Communicate.  Communicate.  Learn to ask yourself, “Who else needs to know this?”  With appropriate respect for confidentiality, practice transparency and share information freely.  The more people know, the better we can collaborate, and the more effective we can be.

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