Do you ask your boss for permission?
You have this really wonderful idea but:
A.) It's a little bit out of the ordinary, so the traditional way you go about getting approvals is not going to work. B.) Your boss has previously shown signs of being "risk adverse."
How do you get the go-ahead?
The first answer is don't ask — at least not at first.
Are we advocating the old adage that it is always…