The leopard who lost its spots

Did you hear the one about the leopard that lost its spots? No? It’s probably more likely that you have heard of the one about the leopard that doesn’t change its spots. Whenever you hear about that leopard it is usually in a negative context. It speaks about not really being able to trust someone, […]

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Episode 40

In this episode of The Maverick Paradox Podcast Judith Germain speaks to Athena Blank about why Mavericks are so principled and will leave their jobs if they are asked to go against their principles. They also discuss why Socialised Mavericks are the only personality type that is comfortable being proved wrong. Athena describes herself as […]

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Should Mavericks ONLY work with other Mavericks?
Should Mavericks ONLY work with other Mavericks?

Should Mavericks ONLY work with other Mavericks? Or more specifically Socialised Maverick coaches and mentors? This is a frequent question and one that I have pondered deeply. Especially when I meet a Maverick that is struggling to achieve their goals or have slipped into a low level depression due to losing a sense of who […]

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Leadership lessons with Iain Chalmers

In this episode Judith Germain speaks to Iain Chalmer (again). This time they talk about Iain’s vital leadership lessons and how to deal with mistakes that could lead to fatalities. They discuss the importance of managing upwards and taking a collaborative approach to working with suppliers. Is this the best way to improve client relationships? […]

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Dr Glenn P Wallis – Bonus Maverick Paradox Episode

Recently Judith was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Dr Glenn P Wallis for his Success ID podcast. His excellent podcast brings experts, thinkers, achievers and contrarians together, to discover the DNA for leading yourself and others successfully. On 8 April 19 Glenn published the episode on his show. You can listen to it by […]

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Episode 37

This is an ‘Alone with Judith’ episode and is the 37th show of The Maverick Paradox Podcast. Today Judith talks about Maverick Leadership, what is a Maverick Leader? and how empathetic leadership is the new leadership innovation. Judith’s LinkedIn profile is here, her Twitter profile (@MaverickMastery) is here, Facebook here and Instagram here. You can […]

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Episode 36

In this episode Judith Germain speaks to Joe Lawrence (again). This time they talk about how to gain trust and build confidence as a leader. They also explore what is the best way to build trust and pace teams quickly. Joe Lawrence is an ex US Air Force Training Director, and is currently a Data […]

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Episode 35

This is the second time that Annabel Kaye has spoken to Judith Germain on The Maverick Paradox Podcast. In today’s show Annabel and Judith have a fascinating conversation on mavericks and conformity. They talk (amongst other things) about the curse of the corporate and why Social Mavericks struggle in corporations. A fascinating whirlwind of thoughts […]

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Playing Devil’s Advocate – The Maverick’s Way

Playing Devil’s Advocate is something that comes naturally to Mavericks. It is their primary assessment tool, and one that is most misunderstood. Socialised and Extreme Mavericks play Devil’s Advocate differently – and it’s all about intention. An Extreme Maverick may want to bring attention to themselves, challenge another’s authority or discover a flaw in an […]

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What is a Maverick Leader?

What is a Maverick Leader? Someone who leads mavericks? This is undoubtedly true, however for our purposes we are talking about someone who leads and acts like a Socialised Maverick. If you are a regular reader of the maverickparadox.com (or have read The Maverick Paradox: The secret Power Behind Successful Leaders) then you will have […]

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