Mars in your sector of engagement, competition and relating, forges a superb angle to Mercury through the first third of September, and this can see you join forces with someone who shares your credo or who like you, enjoys testing themselves out. And speaking of which, if your desire to raise your profile and make progress professionally is high, chances are you can do precisely that. There is one proviso though Archer, you need to recognize that to gain greater recognition, you may need to change things, and after a stressful last couple of years, this can make things somewhat edgy. Still, from the 23rd, it can be a case of who as much as what you know, and with Jupiter your ruler, despite its retrograde, linking really helpfully to the New Moon of the 25th, your network can prove influential. Indeed, if you are solo, one friend can become so much more.