Don’t ask for permission, ask for forgiveness!
So I’ve made a career out of this and I’m not saying it’s the best thing but what I would say is; if you’re an entrepreneur, if you want to get ideas off the ground, if you want to get things out there, a principle that’s always served me well is this whole concept of begging for forgiveness, not asking for permission.
I remember when I first started off at British Tennis and I was working as the coach for all the athletes in the north of the Midlands and there’s a real tight structure and I just felt it needed shaken up.
So I organise educational workshops put my own curriculum together and delivered it. And I delivered it before I got anyone back home to sign it off, and the people who knew about it we’re also saying to me