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The Maverick Paradox Podcast is a twice weekly show where Judith Germain demonstrates that Maverick Leadership exists everywhere, through her conversations with a diverse array of guests.

New episodes are released every Monday and Friday at 12pm UK time.

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Jul 24, 2023

In this episode Judith Germain speaks to Paul Teasdale about the value of lateral thinking. They discus the importance of lateral thinking and reframing mindset to drive innovation. They emphasise the need to look outside of one's industry, seek different perspectives, and learn from other successful teams or organisations to achieve desired results.

Paul shares the benefits of using a framework for thinking and problem-solving. He also explains the importance of individuals understanding their unique value and exploring possibilities for personal growth and development.

Full of insightful stories, this conversation examines when it's time to bring in the ballerinas, to change the way your organisation works.

Paul is a performance specialist who uses his experiences from the world of Formula 1 racing, and other high performing environments to help others, accelerate their own performance.

You can find out more about our guest and today's episode in this Maverick Paradox Magazine article here.


Maverick leadership is all about thinking outside the box and challenging the status quo. It's about having the courage to take risks and the confidence to lead in a way that is authentic and genuine.

But amplifying your influence as a leader isn't just about having a strong vision or a big personality. It's also about having the right leadership capability and being able to execute on your ideas and plans.

The consequences of not having the right level of influence as a leader can be significant. Without the ability to inspire and motivate others, you may struggle to achieve your goals and make a real impact.

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