Published on:

20th Jun 2022

What Happens When You Show GENUINE INTEREST In Other People w/Josh McCallen EP 380

Josh McCallen is the founder of a company called Accountable Equity. He is a renowned hospitality executive, conference speaker, innovator, builder, and investor, serving as president of a 400+ person hotel development and management company and built businesses worth more than $150m.

On today’s episode, Josh and Lance talk about the exciting journey of being in the hospitality industry. Josh talks about the importance of humility, acts of kindness and serving others for self-fulfillment. He also shares secrets to leadership and the promotion that comes with it. Listen to today’s episode to discover the tools you need to build your network and influence.


  • 01:03 The secret to being successful in the hospitality industry
  • 04:44 The benefits of reading good books and setting yourself up for growth
  • 08:18 Insights into the life of Abraham Lincoln
  • 13:46 The right way to correct somebody’s mistake
  • 27:20 An advice for people who lack direction and clarity

🥇“What advice do you have for someone who is struggling with adversity right now”🥇

Josh says, “Adversity often challenges you to push through and achieve greater things. But if it costs you your peace, that’s probably not the adversity you need to go into.”


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About the Podcast

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.