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What would a Teal contract look like?

As I started the Scrum Breakfast Club, I quickly realized that the SBC should be a Teal organization. Two reasons: First, we have an overriding vision to help people transform their worlds through Scrum and related practices, frameworks and mindsets. 2) The SBC should create value for all its participants, i.e. members, chapter hosts and yes, yours truly as founder of the club.

The SBC is at its essence a franchise model. Independent Chapter hosts organize workshops in their regions under the banner of the SBC. But it should be a Teal franchise not an Orange franchise. How is that different?

I discovered one aspect where things must be different: Contracts (or should I call them "Agreements"?) The first thing I created were simple terms and conditions for regular members. Then I needed an agreement between the chapter hosts and the club. Then, as the club grew, I discovered the needs to expand the members agreement.

The most challenging was the Chapter Hosts agreement, beca…