When I was a kid my Mom had to help me talk to the 4th grade teacher about wanting to be on the school newspaper. It was the end of the 3rd grade for me and I guess Mom was helping me grease the skids.
That story makes sense for a 7-year-old. Which is about the age kids get sent to Chinese factories in today’s world.
So maybe we’re a little soft?
Anyway, if you have an idea for a new marketing tactic or a new product line, there’s no authority figure that can give or deny permission. As long as it’s legal.