The myth of excellence


The myth of excellence. In today’s episode Judith Germain speaks to Tom Crosshill about the myth of excellence. They discuss whether you should focus on one thing to be truly successful or should your foci be on many things. How do you gain excellence and avoid be mediocre? Tom believes he has the answer.

Listen to the conversation to see if you agree. Tom shares through examples from his own journey how to find life satisfaction through diverse pursuits.

Tom Crosshill is a European investment trainer, entrepreneur and author. His fiction has been published in 10 languages. In the past, Tom has also been a salsa teacher, a nuclear reactor operator and a black belt holder in Aikido.

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.

How Influential Are you? Take the scorecard at and see. 

Tom Crosshill can be found on LinkedIn here. His website can be found here.

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Judith Germain is the Leading Authority on Maverick Leadership and has been defining Mavericks as wilfully independent people since 2005. She empowers business owners, leaders, the C-Suite and organisations to thrive in complex, constantly changing environments. She is a consultant, mentor, trainer and speaker. Judith is also the Founder of the Maverick Paradox and Maverick Paradox Media. She is HRZone's Leadership Columnist, a Brainz 500 Influential Leader and author of The Maverick Paradox: The Secret Power Behind Successful Leaders. Her expert opinion is sought after by national press, radio and trade press. Judith is also Editor of The Maverick Paradox Magazine and Host of the Maverick Paradox Podcast. Do you know how influential you are? Invest 5 mins of your time and take the Scorecard to find out: https://amplify your influence.score Click the contact us button to find out how to hire Judith, or ask her to appear on your show or in your publication.


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