270 Strategies Blog
270 Strategies | December 15, 2014
Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk managing the time you spend on your brand's social media, and tips for staying ahead of the curve.
270 Strategies | December 09, 2014
Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about new social platforms and understanding the risk and reward of jumping in early.
270 Strategies | December 02, 2014
Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they discuss keeping social posts relevant, why it matters, and what it takes to do real-time posting well.
270 Strategies | November 25, 2014
Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about knowing where your brand should exist on social, and some questions to ask before diving in.
270 Strategies | November 21, 2014
Luis Avila on President Obama's comprehensive immigration reform announcement
As the President said, Congress needs to finish its job: passing a comprehensive immigration bill that allows these families to be fully integrated into society and expediting the process for those who already have applications in the system.
270 Strategies | November 18, 2014
Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. In this first installment, they talk branding, social media and the sense of a 'voice' with branded social accounts.
270 Strategies | October 06, 2014
From staff to trainees, thanks to all who made 270/360 possible!
270 Strategies | September 27, 2014
Eleis Brennan reflects on Yankees captain Derek Jeter's lasting impact.
On Thursday night, the Captain of the New York Yankees donned the pinstripes and took his position at shortstop for the last time. Jeter was visibly emotional throughout the game, a rarity for a guy who is usually all-business and focused on one thing: winning.
270 Strategies | September 19, 2014
Caroline Ettinger on the outcome of Scotland's independence referendum
Since my first post on Scottish independence, five months have passed, polls have gone up and down, and finally, Election Day came. While the result was not what the Scottish National Party (SNP) had hoped and worked for--Yes Scotland lost 44.7% to 55.3%--what transpired in Scotland yesterday was by no means a complete loss for the independence movement or for Scotland.
270 Strategies | August 21, 2014
Tyler Brandon on managing up.
Even the best sometimes get busy, have a bad day, or are stronger in some areas. And this, dear colleague, is why knowing how to manage up is an invaluable skill. Everyone does it.
270 Strategies | August 14, 2014
Caroline Ettinger on how crafting and creativity are the keys to better concentration.
270 Strategies | July 25, 2014
Founding Partners Mitch Stewart and Jeremy Bird discuss why we launched 270///360.
270 Strategies | July 11, 2014
Vice President of Training & Development Kate Catherall on what we can all learn from a simple lesson in fishing.
I've learned that one of the greatest gifts you can give someone else is empowerment.
270 Strategies | June 30, 2014
Training Associate Allie Ebner and Vice President of Training and Development Kate Catherall introduce our new Training Series with a post on our biggest training yet: 270///360.
270///360 is an extraordinary opportunity to learn by doing, build powerful communities, and create global change.
270 Strategies | June 27, 2014
Working mom Meg Ansara on making sure every working mom and dad have the opportunity to make it work.
For far too many, the concept of "work-life balance" remains unacceptably out of reach.
270 Strategies | June 17, 2014
Max Wood on the human impact of being segregated in D.C.
People often discuss residential segregation and gentrification in American cities, but we don't talk as much about what it actually means for those pushed out to the brim of opportunity. So, using recent five-year estimates from the American Community Survey, I've tried to put together a small snapshot of how life in D.C.'s predominantly white and predominantly black neighborhoods differ.
270 Strategies | June 10, 2014
Eleis Brennan on Belmont Stakes' forgotten winner.
The coverage of the Belmont Stakes this weekend has focused almost exclusively on California Chrome's failure to achieve the elusive Triple Crown. If you look at the myriad articles written, most of them don't even mention Tonalist until several paragraphs into the story.
270 Strategies | May 09, 2014
Santiago Martinez on 270 Strategies' new IMPACT Series.
The better evangelists of data analytics we can be, the more data-driven practices will spread throughout our movements.
270 Strategies | May 06, 2014
270 partner and working mom Lynda Tran's take on 'having it all'
With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, Father's Day coming up next month -- and so many moms and dads negotiating these kinds of dynamics -- we ought to have the discussion.
270 Strategies | April 28, 2014
Rachel Campbell on the surprising link between routines and creativity.
Rather than feeling confining, working within the structure of routines can help keep these otherwise free-form processes concrete and productive.