The value of lateral thinking


The value of lateral thinking. 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.

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. 

Paul Teasdale can be found on LinkedIn here. His website is 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: ✅ The Maverick Paradox Magazine I also write for The Maverick Paradox Magazine and you can find those articles under my name Judith Germain.