A faulty leadership belief system

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A faulty leadership belief system. In this episode Judith Germain speaks to Maureen Falvey about a faulty leadership belief system. Leadership is messy and we should recognise this. Maureen shares the formula for high team performance and how employees can advocate for themselves.

She also shares how to design and tell inspired stories and how to maximise your own potential. They talk about how leaders can help their employees build resilience.

They emphasise the importance of leaders creating a safe space for their team to make mistakes and learn from them, and the need for leaders to practice self-compassion and authenticity. They also discuss the importance of empowering employees to reach their full potential and providing them with the necessary support and resources to do so. Additionally, they highlight the importance of resilience in leadership and how it can be developed through a growth mindset and learning from mistakes.

The conversation also touches on the differences in resourcefulness and expectations between generations, with younger generations relying more on their company for resources and having more safety nets. The importance of empowering individuals to take ownership of their own development and the value of being resourceful and independent in achieving success was emphasised. The conversation also discusses the importance of self-awareness and empathy in leadership, with leaders needing to understand their own triggers and not let their personal life stories affect their interactions with their direct reports.

Overall, the episode provides valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing leaders and employees in the workplace, emphasising the importance of creating a safe and empowering environment for individuals to reach their full potential.

Maureen Falvey is the Lead Coach and Trainer at Strong Training and Coaching. Following a 25 year career in marketing, she is now solely focused on helping high potential leaders unleash their potential leaders unleash their potential.


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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Maureen Falvey can be found on LinkedIn here. Her website can be found here.

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Maverick Paradox Media is for the pathologically curious who seek to learn from lateral thinkers, including how to execute maverick thinking. We provide a Maverick perspective on the world arounds us. 💢 I am the leading authority on 𝗠𝗮𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 and Founder of Maverick Paradox Media. It is because I am passionate about demonstrating that Maverick Leadership exists everywhere and understand that we can all learn from diverse and differing voices that I founded Maverick Paradox Media. Maverick Paradox reaches thousands of leaders and business owners, empowering and inspiring them to think differently, challenge often and increase their leadership capability. 💢 Maverick Paradox Media consists of: ✅ The Maverick Paradox Podcast (on all popular podcast platforms/apps – available episodes here: https://www.maverickparadox.co.uk/maverick-paradox-podcast-available-episodes/) ✅ The Maverick Paradox Magazine I also write for The Maverick Paradox Magazine and you can find those articles under my name Judith Germain.