Free Thinkers - Mavericks - Personal Defense MAVERICK
Being a maverick isn't the same as expressing a rebel philosophy. A genuine (Maverick) shows emotional intelligence, which involves picking one battle and appreciating when to push one's ideas through to management.
A maverick mentality involves relentlessly pursuing their goals. Once they chart their course, they refuse to let setbacks stop them from reaching their goals. When faced with a "roadblock," a maverick will either go around the stumbling block or - knock it down. Seeking the guidance of a superior force displays intelligence and not arrogance.
Having the courage to keep going, even when things get tough, is a defining characteristic of an independent thinker.
But it also means being wise enough not to force their ideas but rather to step back and reevaluate after obtaining more information about the topic.