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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.

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Jul 27, 2020

In this episode Judith Germain speaks to Stanley J Ward about how to identify cognitive distortion, and what to do about it.

Mavericks face particular dangers in regard to burnout and they need to guard against this. Socialised Mavericks often fight for others in such a way that it can often become a one way street and cause them to suffer intellectual burnout. The hero leader concept is not sustainable, and Stan explains how servant leadership is supposed to work.

Judith and Stan discuss the 3 dimensions of burnout and how low level depression can occur within Socialised Mavericks. When people disconnect from their mission this can cause cognitive distortion. Cognitive distortion can make it easy to become overwhelmed by all the pain in the world. There is a need to choose community over isolation.  Their last discussion looks at the rise of toxic leaders.

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She is also the author of The Maverick Paradox: The Secret Power Behind Successful Leaders