June 8, 2016

How to Save Time with Email

In the continuum of communication techniques — from texts to meetings — email has a specific niche. Phone calls are immediate. Meetings have significant overhead and must be highly structured. Chat services (texts, GChat, and Slack) can be brief and…
June 6, 2016

Not Selling; Solving

by Dave Cassidy, Vice President When I applied to work at TCG, the job ad said, “Try us, we’ll make you happy.” So my cover letter dared the company to try me, and see if we could make each other…
June 1, 2016

“Why” is the Foundation of a Positively Distinct Approach

by Dr. Robert Buccigrossi (a.k.a. “Butch”), Chief Technical Officer  TCG loves the word “why.” On one hand, “why” makes us technical iconoclasts and skeptics. We don’t want to use new and shiny technologies simply because they are popular. When faced…
May 25, 2016

Lisa “Modesty Is My Middle Name” Alferieff Wins SmartCEO Brava Awards

Repeatedly says, “C’mon guys, I appreciate it but I don’t deserve this.” TCG Chief Operating Officer Lisa Alferieff is a 2016 recipient of a SmartCEO Brava Award, given out annually to celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 Greater Washington women…
May 23, 2016

Making the First Day Positively Distinct for New TCGers

by Dan Turner, President Since we recently defined our company persona as “Positively Distinct,” I thought it’d be worthwhile to describe one of the things we do that I think makes us Positively Distinct. Among other things, Jack Daly says…
May 18, 2016

Why TCG Supports Paid Leave

Dan’s main job keeps his hands full Dan Turner, TCG’s President, was guest blogger for the Department of Labor’s blog yesterday, writing about why he supports DC’s paid family leave act. This follows Dan’s participation in Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s…
May 9, 2016

TCG Helps Staff Power Up!

There are many ways routine exercise pays off. It can help manage weight, increase flexibility, relieve stress, and lower the risk of major health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. It’s important for everyone’s life and health and…
April 20, 2016

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at Snakeden Branch

At the weekend, TCG lent a hand with Reston Association for the Earth Day initiative Potomac Watershed Clean Up 2016. TCGers and their families and friends volunteered to pick up an amazing total of 159 bags of trash from all…
March 16, 2016

Adoption Is Hard. Let Us Make It Easier.

Any TCG employee who is interested in embarking on the difficult, fulfilling path of adoption can now claim up to $10,000 in reimbursement from TCG. In addition, we have started an Adoption Assistance program that, similar to an FSA, allows…
January 4, 2016

TCG Positively Charges Relationships with Subcontractors and Energizes Projects

Subcontractors “attracted” to continuing work with TCG From August to late November, TCG surveyed our subcontractors to gauge our performance as a prime contractor. Happily, there were no “neutron” feelings among our partners and, thanks to strong management practices, prompt…