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How the Pandemic Taught a Company to Embrace Change
SEATTLE 2022

How the Pandemic Taught a Company to Embrace Change

As a travel company with more than 20,000 employees in dozens of countries, Expedia Group was destined to experience the Covid-19 pandemic as more of a mountain than a mole-hill. But it is often adversity that instigates positive change, and so it has been with Expedia. At a From Day One conference in Seattle, Archana […]

BY Lisa Jaffe | May 1, 2022

A Publisher’s Plan to Make His City More Connected and Inclusive
SEATTLE 2022

A Publisher’s Plan to Make His City More Connected and Inclusive

Veteran entrepreneur Jonathan Sposato, the new publisher of Seattle magazine and Seattle Business, is always thinking about what’s new—really new. “Not only do I think about what would be fun for me to do, but also what is the sort of negative space,” he said in a fireside chat at a From Day One conference […]

BY Jennifer Haupt | May 1, 2022

Lessons of Boeing’s Cultural Decline–and How It Can Recover 
SEATTLE 2022

Lessons of Boeing’s Cultural Decline–and How It Can Recover 

Boeing, a creator of the jet age, was once seen as a prestigious American corporate icon. Yet the company’s relationships with employees, investors, and business partners went into a tailspin after its merger with rival McDonnell Douglas in 1997. That’s the thesis of journalist Peter Robison, author of Flying Blind: The 737 MAX Tragedy and the […]

BY Jennifer Haupt | May 1, 2022

Why Companies Need to Develop a Culture of Sustained Learning
SEATTLE 2022

Why Companies Need to Develop a Culture of Sustained Learning

It seems like a no-brainer: develop your staff effectively and you not only help to create the talent you need, but you enhance your employer brand. And yet, not every company takes an active role in helping employees develop new skills to use in current roles, or in new roles that the company needs to […]

BY Lisa Jaffe | March 6, 2022

How Compassionate Is Your Company? Why It Matters
SEATTLE 2022

How Compassionate Is Your Company? Why It Matters

Compassion isn’t a word traditionally associated with corporate culture, but how you treat your employees and react to their real situations–professionally and personally–could be the difference between finding the best talent and not. At From Day One’s January conference in Seattle, focused on “Listening to What Workers Want,” six executives talked about how high-performing workplaces […]

BY Lisa Jaffe | March 2, 2022

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