Social Agreements create a shared language of expectations and values. These agreements are an essential tool for times of transition, ambiguity, and change. Upfront and clear agreements allow a way to lay out expectations and values for yourself and your team. To create a shared language around a shared experience. Today’s webinar is a high-level look at drafting empowering and effective social agreements for yourself and your team that keep accountability and humanity at the center. These powerful tools give shape to ambiguity in ways that can provide a sense of empowerment and clarity for all involved.
1. Understand what a Social Agreement is and why they are a creative tool for effective change.
2. Brainstorm the sections that will apply to your professional situation right now. Worksheets and templates will be used during the webinar
3. Understand how to create and then implement this social agreement tool in a way that will encourage productivity, collaboration, communication, and accountability.
Mary Ellen Ball, CPC, MPP
Leadership Consultant & Executive Coach
Mary Ellen is unwavering in her commitment to connect people to their purpose. She created the Open Delta Group to use the power of authentic human connection to foster transformative and sustainable change. With 20 years of experience in executive coaching, people development, change management, and public policy, she has restructured organizations to increase impact, build strategic partnerships, and develop inclusive, clear, and honest work culture. Mary Ellen is known for her ability to create connection, relatability, and humor.
Mary Ellen is a popular keynote speaker, certified professional coach (iPEC), writer, old-dog adopter, and lover of messy and imperfect humans. Her style is straightforward, compassionate, and far from half-assed. She may curse but it always seems perfectly placed, so she is easily forgiven. Mary Ellen is known for her infectious optimism and abundant energy.
Mary Ellen lives in Evanston and shares her life with two radical kids, a bonus stepson, and a brilliant partner who is the president of her fan club. She keeps trying to foster senior dogs but end up adopting them. She experiences inappropriate rage when people sneeze, and she is trying hard to be kinder on that. She used to think it had to be luck, but now thinks it bravery and gratitude got her this far.
Go-to Management Books: Radical Candor and Daring to Lead.