Episode 265

Published on:

23rd Oct 2020

Pick My Brain & How to Capitalize On The New Economy w/Maxine Cunningham EP 265

Returning guest Maxine Cunningham joins Lance again to pick listeners’ brains!

Maxine helps smart and ambitious people from all around the world creatively package, price, and sell knowledge they already have. Using new and creative ways on your own independent terms, Maxine created a tool she built called Pick My Brain. Maxine’s mission is to onboard the world's brains and make them move creatively available, accessible, and useful to society. Her vision is to make it as easy to buy knowledge from someone as it is to buy a product online.


  • [00:05:16] Compounding Relationships and Why You Should Invest In Connections
  • [00:12:21] Cleaning Up Our Act And Plastic's Damage On The Environment
  • [00:15:51] Motivate Good Behaviour and Setting Conversational Goals
  • [00:27:01] PickMyBrain & Why It Stands Out From The Others
  • [00:53:39] Monetary Value of Human Connection 


Maxine answers, “As I get older, I realize that the constant desire to evolve who you are is the most precious characteristic in a person.”

Connect with Maxine Cunningham:

1. Follow Maxine on PickMyBrain, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram!

2. Pick your brain at PickMyBrain.com

Connect with Lance: 

● 📱 Connect with Lance on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn

● 📺 Subscribe to the University of Adversity Youtube Channel 

● 📧 Email Lance at lanceessihos@gmail.com

About University of Adversity Podcast

Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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University of Adversity
University of Adversity is a personal growth podcast that will help you transform your biggest struggles into your greatest lessons.

By focusing on relatable inspirations, University of Adversity generates illuminating conversations around mental health, mindset, spirituality, health & wellness, and entrepreneurship.

Guests include New York Times Best Selling Authors, Billionaires, Pro Athletes, Celebrities, Scientists, Spiritual Masters, and the Common Heroes Among us.

The tools, tips, and resources from these masters of life will hack your personal journey and accelerate the process of where you are now to where you want to be.

Hosted by Lance Essihos, an ex-hockey player and bartender turned Founder, Entrepreneur, Podcaster, and Author of “Mastering Adversity”, his signature book is coming soon…

This podcast has ranked in the top 50 on Apple podcasts in all major countries around the world, and ranked in the top 1% of all podcasts worldwide.

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Lance Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.