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Stories tagged: performance

LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

L.L. Bean enjoyed a small increase in sales in the past year, enough so that it’s restoring bonuses for its 5,400 eligible workers, officials said Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018

Women suing Microsoft did not prove companywide bias practices, judge says

Two women suing Microsoft over gender discrimination did not prove that performance reviews were conducted so uniformly across the company that thousands of other women could join the bias case, …

UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018

Airlines post better on-time record in latest U.S. report

U.S. airlines started the year showing a slight improvement in keeping flights on time.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018

SpaceX says rocket performance OK in secret satellite launch

SpaceX defended its rocket performance during the weekend launch of a secret U.S. satellite, responding Tuesday to media reports that the satellite codenamed Zuma was lost.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017

Get Bach to work: Company orchestras a German tradition

It’s hard to quantify, but the engineer and accountant musicians – and some business experts – argue that a symphony orchestra is an excellent model for the creative teamwork companies …

Paul Simon talks, performs at daughter’s college alma mater

Paul Simon has given students at his daughter’s college alma mater a few tips on songwriting.

Doug Clark: Tune up your fiddles and polish your flutes, because Street Music Week is around the corner.

It’s just three weeks away from Spokane’s 15th annual Street Music Week. The annual event always takes place during the noon hours of Monday through Friday.

Introverts tend to be better CEOs – and other surprising traits of top executives

The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top with a …

Funny man Harland Williams makes his first trip to Spokane

The comic, actor and podcaster will perform at the Spokane Comedy Club this weekend, his first performance in the city. Harland Williams is best known for his minor roles in …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017

Soul singer Sam Moore to perform at Trump inaugural event

Sam Moore of the soul duo Sam and Dave has been added to the list of performers for President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural events.

Fair games: Buskers play for a chance to entertain crowds

He’s standing on a piece of wood, balancing on a thick piece of PVC pipe, perched on top of a metal stool, juggling three knives. The crowd claps and Justin …

Spokane comedians work together to raise profile of the scene

They’re onstage for different reasons, and tell jokes with different styles. But the men and women taking the stage at bars, nightclubs and other venues around Spokane are all working …