Feb 25, 2018 • 23M

TDL104 Challenging Authority: The Creative Imperative

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Larry G. Maguire
The Sunday Letters Podcast is the weekly audio newsletter from organisational psychologist Larry Maguire on the meaning & purpose of daily work and our paradoxical relationship with it. We explore how we may break free from tiresome means-to-an-end labour and take command of their own working lives. Topics include solo working, careers, entrepreneurship, small business economics, society and culture. Content follows the written newsletter, which goes out to subscribers every Sunday.
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Challenging Authority: The Creative Imperative Read it here;https://larrygmaguire.com/challenging-authority/ In this week's Sunday Letters article I'm taking a look at blind obedience to authority with two landmark studies on the phenomena, which are available for download from the article. Challenging authority at all levels is vital in our building of a healthy society. And for the creative, there is hardly a greater imperative. In systems of education, national and local government, in work environments, sports clubs and organisations. Wherever there are those who would assume authority over others there must be those who are willing to challenge them no matter what. There must be, in the creative, the dissenter, the non-conformist. Someone who is willing to stand up against authority despite the weight of its opposition and indifference of the masses. Women and men who are prepared to highlight social injustices through their work, no matter how much negative sentiment they --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message