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Mavericks could be described as people that combine contradictory qualities and are therefore paradoxical in nature. Most mavericks are an enigma and as such are often misunderstood, especially when it comes to interpreting what they are thinking and the reasons why they are doing something – Judith Germain, The Maverick Paradox: The Secret Power Behind Successful Leaders
This is why managing mavericks can be alternatively frustrating and rewarding. They are complex individuals which have the ability to provoke amazing performance in themselves and others or create a toxic environment that few can survive.
We are approached at times by the maverick themselves. This is usually because they are fed up with not getting the rewards they deserve, because they are yet to understand how to harness their own talent. Alternatively they are compelled to seek change because their job is on the line.
Fortunately we have knowledge of the maverick mindset, their capabilities, the strategies that they use to be successful and how their utilise power to their best effect. When we work with you, we distil this knowledge so that increased performance and reduced toxicity becomes a given. Regardless o whether we are working with the manager, the employee or both. It is a fun, challenging and rewarding experience for all involved.
How to manage your maverick
This service is for times when you need:
When you need to harness the maverick natureThe process
When the status quo is no longer comfortable and you need to either harness yours or your employee's maverick nature or allow the employee to exit the organisation. You have chosen to invest in the employee (or yourself) so that you can improve performance, challenge and the environment that you work in.
Diagnose the situation
Build & explore
take a look atour Maverick Mentoring Service
Judith is the leading authority on mavericks and how to harness their talent. She also understands when you need to get out of their way so that they can perform at their best. It’s a difficult tightrope to walk, but a necessary one.
Since 2005 organisations and self funding mavericks have actively sought her advice and assistance on harnessing their maverick talent.
Prior to 2005, Judith successfully worked in organisations with challenging people in challenging situations. Specialising in leadership, operational management, and HR.
She was often considered the go to expert for maverick assistance.
How we can help
Here are some of the programmes (consulting or training) that we deliver. Remember, we are a maverick organisation that prefers to bespoke solutions to the client’s needs. If you don’t see what you are looking for, please ask for something – just for you.
- How to communicate effectively with others
- How to harness maverick talent
- How to be more influential
- How to manage maverick employees
Judith was asked to support and mentor a Maverick employee in my team. She was able to win the trust of the employee and myself very quickly and mentored both of us through the process. Her ability to get all the parties to focus on the big picture facilitated the desired result. I would recommend Judith to anyone who need support with a Maverick employee – Richard Terblanche, Sales Director
We hired Judith to run an Executive Effectiveness Programme and it’s been so helpful to all involved that we’ve asked her to do much more. She has a brilliant way of helping you ‘hear’ (i.e. truly understand) what the other person is saying.
I find her to be personable, professional, patient and very understanding! I would not hesitate to recommend Judith! – Katrina Collier, HR and Recruitment Director