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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Episode 32

In this episode Judith Germain talks with Glen Tucker about his journey from being an Extreme Maverick to a Socialised Maverick. They also talk about how they each became less aggressive and more assertive, and how to be more objective. Glen also explains how to bypass the childhood blueprint that you were born with so […]

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Maverick leadership styles

I’m always being asked about Maverick Leadership styles by clients and individuals who are fascinated by the way that Mavericks lead. Laymen assume that there is one Maverick Leadership style, often quoting Steve Jobs or Richard Branson. However, by doing this there are missing the nuances of Mavericks, and the fact that both these Mavericks […]

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Are Millennials the new Mavericks?

Are Millennials the new Mavericks? I remember being interviewed a few times in the early ‘noughties’ about Generation Y. I stated then that Gen Y were starting to behave like Mavericks, without the influence to demand what Mavericks have. Jump forward a decade and Gen Y has become known as Millennials; with the realisation that […]

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Pushing past your comfort zone

Pushing past your comfort zone is surprisingly difficult for some. Everyone’s comfort zone is different. For some they have a large comfort zone and for others it is quite small. The comfort zone is ‘designed’ to minimise risk, anxiety and stress in an individual. It works by ensuring that the individual has familiar behavioural patterns, […]

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Telling the truth is a revolutionary act

In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act – George Orwell In probably no other time in history, this has become especially true. We live in a world in which we gleefully describe as ‘post truth’ or full of ‘alternative facts’; and roll our eyes and shrug our shoulders […]

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Maverick Leadership

Maverick Leadership “Successful leadership in an ever shifting landscape isn’t easy. Finding your place in the world has become increasingly difficult as the century gets older. The old staples aren’t stable anymore and we are no longer sure of the old certainties. Things must change and the time for a new type of leader is […]

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The Big Listen – starts today with Dr K

Today is the first day of The Big Listen! For the whole of December we will be releasing an episode of The Maverick Paradox Podcast each day on Facebook and Twitter. This will give you a chance to catch up on any episodes that you have missed as well as listening to December’s new releases. […]

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Episode 23

In this episode of The Maverick Paradox Judith talks to Jeff Tippett about persuasive communication and how that differs from communication that is manipulative in nature. Jeff also describes how to craft an influential message. All in all, a fascinating discussion on persuasion and how Mavericks persuade! Jeff is an expert speaker on the power […]

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Episode 21

This show is the 7th ‘Alone with Judith’ episodes and the 21st of The Maverick Paradox Podcast. In this short episode Judith discuses the topic – What is a Maverick? Judith explains the difference between a Maverick personality, a Maverick trait and the nature of the Maverick. Judith’s LinkedIn profile can be found here, her […]

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