challenge the status quo

challenge the status quo

To behave or do something in a way contrary to that which is generally accepted or expected. I love this filmmaker, his movies really challenge the status quo! It can be risky, but challenging the status quo can be a great way to get ahead in business.
See also: challenge, quo, status
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Vitale-Aussem, a nursing home and assisted living administrator who writes and speaks on topics of culture, leadership, and ageism, shares what she has learned working in senior living communities to describe how to create alternatives to providing services and support for older people, challenge the status quo, and create lasting change.
Through analysis of athlete needs and scientific data, ROAR Sports will challenge the status quo, seek to alleviate the stresses of competition, and earn designation as the "Official CBD product of UFC."
The IUG is there to challenge the status quo and bring forward a leadership which will serve the business community with unparalleled zeal.
Known for his suave and "never say never" style, he has helped global brands challenge the status quo, embrace innovation, and be at the forefront of digital transformation in an era of data explosion and artificial intelligence.
For the second time, trendsetters, decision-makers, and pioneers are coming together to challenge the status quo and address how our lives have been disrupted by everything from AI to the changing world of business, innovation in health tech, new players in mobility, and climate change.
He added that it also aspired to challenge the status quo and break out of the culture of conformity to perceive normalcy.
She did not win but was happy to challenge the status quo and hopes her campaign inspires more women to get involved.
FOR the last 70 years no leader in the country's history has dared to challenge the status quo or sensitive issues related to religious extremism.
ONE of Samsung's most senior female members of staff has called on other women to "challenge the status quo" in the technology industry.
We have the ability to power start-ups, helping them challenge the status quo and become major players in the wider banking and payments ecosystem.'
The way we challenge the status quo is by designing our products beautifully, simple to use and user-friendly.
FCW's Federal 100 awards honor government and industry leaders who challenge the status quo about how information technology (IT) is leveraged to meet critical government missions.
This spring, British designers challenge the status quo by deconstructing and distressing the sand-colored staple.
It was an iconic moment in showbusiness history when actors stood up to challenge the status quo and stamp out sexual abuse.
"Our goal was to select an individual who would honor our past and at the same time challenge the status quo to ensure a bright future for Wakefern and our members," said president and chief operating officer Joe Sheridan.
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