In today's uncertain world, your team's success depends on your ability to learn, and adapt together.
We help you to change yourself fast enough to keep up with the changes around you.
Truly capable teams are built on a strong foundation. August works with ambitious leadership teams to forge alignment on the organization’s guiding purpose and vision – and sprints to define strategies that empower its teams to make autonomous, yet tightly-aligned decisions.
As leadership teams align on a desired future, they’re often confronted with the reality that their organization’s existing structure and operating model is holding them back. We design and build 21st century teams, and coach them to embrace new and more responsive ways of working.
Today’s most disruptive organizations challenge common definitions of human capital. By coupling a compelling purpose with an open architecture, they attract a diverse range of A-players to almost any problem. We design teams for the network, ensuring a future built by stunning talent – from within & beyond your team.
Our work deliberately breaks down the traditional command-and-control dynamic within our clients’ organizations. It is critical to our work that our senior-most sponsors support and model this change, and empower their teams to work with greater speed and autonomy.
Changing how people work together requires a high degree of empathy and agility. Over time, our approach has led us to eradicate the boundaries of typical consulting relationships. We work side-by-side with our clients, leading change and building capacity through coaching and daily practice.
There is no standard, one-size-fits-all model that works for all teams. Each culture presents its own levers for change, as well as its own antibodies. We sprint to define the best opportunities to seed our change effort, engage all employees in a participatory process to ‘edit’ their organization, and scale what works.
Suited for small to mid-size change programs, and narrowly focused initiative
Suited for larger change programs, and broader initiatives
Combine multiple 2-person and 3-person teams simultaneously to scale change across divisions and business units
After years of modeling traditional consulting, we became convinced there was a better way to structure our work – and then invented it. Some clients refer to our approach as ‘agile strategy’. Here’s how it works:
We deliver all of our work in 4-week cycles.