Why Mavericks need to look after themselves (Podcast)

In this episode of The Maverick Paradox Podcast, Judith talks with returning guest William Buist about why Mavericks need to look after themselves. This show has a number of personal disclosures as they ponder on the need to break the vicious cycle of not understanding how to ensure mental and physical resilience. This includes the […]

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Rolling Top 5 Podcasts: May-July 2019

Rolling Top 5 Podcasts: May-July 2019 At the end of 2017 I decided that it would be fun to have conversations with people on the different but related topics of Mavericks and Leadership. The people I speak to are from different backgrounds and different industries; more importantly they have different perspectives. What they do have […]

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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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Millennials at work

The idea of Millennials at work have been fascinating people for a long time. Millennials are those born roughly between the years of 1981 – 1996. The corporate world acknowledges that the digital revolution would make them different from the generations before them. They haven’t however, fully realised that the old way of working is […]

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Eradicate your inner critic

‘Do you need to eradicate your inner critic?’ ‘Are you suffering from excessive negative self talk?’ These questions totally perplex Socialised Mavericks, who would consider them non sequiturs! The reason why these questions just don’t make sense to Socialised Mavericks is because they do not experience negative talk, on a regular basis. When they are […]

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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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Why train someone if they are just going to leave?

“Why train someone if they are just going to leave?”, is a common question held between Finance Directors and HR Directors, almost everywhere. Whilst it’s an almost paradoxical question, I think it’s fair to say that the answer differs in the 21st Century compared to the late 20th. These days I would argue that this […]

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You can’t handle the truth

You can’t handle the truth! This is often an internal cry of the Socialised Maverick which often leads to disengagement or annoyance with the people that they are interacting with. Mavericks get very irritated and distrustful when they come across people or organisations who are not truthful. This concept of there being ‘no such thing […]

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Episode 31

In this episode Judith Germain (despite some technical difficulties!) converses with Dr K, they discuss Mavericks including why they can get stuck at the edge of their success. Mavericks often don’t see failure in the same way as Conformists. Dr K is one of the popular conversationalists on the Maverick Paradox! So, due to popular […]

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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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