The powers-that-be: those "bosses" we tend to find intimidating, elected, established, authoritarian--you went to high school with them.
Yes, they may not have been in your class, but someone just like them was.
If they're wise and mature, they'll break the ice and invite you in. But how many of your classmates are wise and mature? Sometimes you have to be the mature one and make them feel comfortable.
This process does not always have to be adversarial, and it works much better if you don't let their petty tyrants trigger your actions, but instead, you keep your eye on the goal.
They're just people.
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