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
Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

About your host

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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.