What is an Extreme Maverick? An Extreme Maverick is much more than a toxic person. They have the same Maverick Attributes as a Socialised Maverick, however, instead of using them for the greater good, they use them solely for their own self interest. If this has a negative consequence for someone they will just shrug this off; especially if the person who is upset has no utility for them.
This type of maverick is usually male extroverts who have an extremely manipulative, albeit charming nature. Extreme Mavericks have a large circle of friends and are members of impressive social and business networks. The fact that they are well connected often means they are able to draw influence and people towards them.
They are not expansive with their network, however, they will only share their network if they can reap some gain from it. Their goal isn’t to ‘buy’ financial gain with this exchange, it is to improve their position. extreme Mavericks are rarely altruistic.
Extreme Mavericks have a high degree of self-interest and demands personal loyalty from those that are around them. They can be exceptionally loyal to those around them (whilst that person has utility for them). The maverick’s loyalty can mean that they let emotion override objectivity in their desire to defend or protect a friend. Conversely, they will ‘drop’ their friend if sticking by them means the maverick loses something that they want (for example reputation, influence etc).
Extreme Mavericks will not do ‘what is right’, they will only do what is ‘right for them’. They have no problems with ‘punishing’ people for the smallest infraction.
They are experts in their field and are motivated to achieve success at the highest levels. This means that they will take excessive risks and breaks rules to achieve.
Extreme mavericks believe in brutal honesty and have a reputation of achieving despite the odds.