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We are McChrystal Group.

We make teams work. 

General Stan McChrystal on Team of Teams

Our Story

During his time leading the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General McChrystal developed and implemented the Team of Teams framework to transform a highly bureaucratic organization into an adaptable hybrid system capable of quicker decision making and transparent communications. Since 2011, McChrystal Group has refined the original methodology integrating industry best practices and academic insights to advise hundreds of organizations to transform into their own Team of Teams.

McChrystal Group has taken the lessons learned through the JSOC story and applied our first-hand experience in the most complex of environments to solve business challenges. Businesses seek smart scale. People crave belonging and meaning. Yet, most organizations fail to connect business goals with universal human needs, which ultimately hinders their success.

Recognizing this gap, McChrystal Group was founded to help organizations tap into the potential of their people and teams to better compete in a complex and interconnected business environment.

We’re here to make your teams work.

McChrystal Group makes it possible to optimize your organization without compromising performance. Forged in combat and proven across industries, we use our Team of Teams® framework to transform how your people, processes, and technology work together so you can optimize the organization on your terms.

Our Guiding Principles

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At McChrystal Group, the guiding principles of Trust, Adaptability, and Growth serve as foundational components to anchor us as a team and shape how we perform in all our interactions.



We earn trust by first seeking to understand, we build trust through listening with intention, and we sustain trust through striving to provide value in every interaction.


We adapt to an ever-evolving environment by leaning into what it demands of us, standing shoulder to shoulder with teammates and clients to understand the impacts of change, and harnessing our unique blend of experiences and perspectives to translate insights into action.


We orient our minds and our behavior toward continual growth—disrupting the status quo in our work by stepping boldly into scenarios that challenge us, initiating engagement that can break through existing rigidity, and leveraging all tools available to us to facilitate the growth we endeavor to realize in all that we do.

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Our Team

The work we do and the culture we foster are both grounded in a single core value: we work for the betterment of our clients, our team, and then ourselves—in that order. Our culture is defined by an overarching commitment to intellectual curiosity, courage, collaboration, and excellence in everything that we do.

We take pride in developing leaders at all levels within our own organization, and we invest time and resources into individualized training, career development, and opportunities to fulfill the needs of our ever-evolving teams.

We Want to Hear From You.

We’d love to learn more about you, your team, and your challenges.
Our team is ready to help.