323 episodes

How to go from living in the backseat of your life as a victim, into the driver seat of empowerment.

The goal of the show is to ignite personal growth and transformation by sharing stories of overcoming adversity and highlighting different areas/topics in our Iives where adversity shows up. We will provide you with educational tools, tips, resources and hacks to help you get through whatever you are struggling with right now-And most importantly help you speed up the process.


From New York Times Best Selling Authors, Pro Athletes, Celebrities, Scientists, Spiritual Masters, to The Common Hero’s Among Us.

University of Adversity Lance W Essihos

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 71 Ratings

How to go from living in the backseat of your life as a victim, into the driver seat of empowerment.

The goal of the show is to ignite personal growth and transformation by sharing stories of overcoming adversity and highlighting different areas/topics in our Iives where adversity shows up. We will provide you with educational tools, tips, resources and hacks to help you get through whatever you are struggling with right now-And most importantly help you speed up the process.


From New York Times Best Selling Authors, Pro Athletes, Celebrities, Scientists, Spiritual Masters, to The Common Hero’s Among Us.

    #324 Tamal Dodge - The True Meaning Of Yoga And Meditation

    #324 Tamal Dodge - The True Meaning Of Yoga And Meditation

    Tamal has been practicing yoga his whole life. He is a renowned yoga teacher, trainer and co-founder of LA’s premiere yoga studio, Yoga Salt. Born and raised in his family's yoga ashram in Hawaii and California, he has been teaching for the last 10 years. Tamal has developed a strong following nationwide. His vigorous vinyasa classes are filled with humor, music, and meditation. His yearly retreats, workshop, and teacher training are a way into the life and times of being a modern yogi.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    #323 Mike Shoreman - The Journey From Breakdown To Breakthrough

    #323 Mike Shoreman - The Journey From Breakdown To Breakthrough

    Mike Shoreman is a former professional Stand Up Paddleboarding Coach, until in 2018 a neurological condition caused him to lose his sense of balance, forcing him to retire. Mike made the transition to consulting and speaking after he won Canada's Largest Inspirational Speaking Competition with his speech going mega viral on Power of Positivity and Ashton Kutcher's platform. He is the winner of this year's International Stand Up Paddleboarding Man of the Year Award and the author of Diaries of the Unbalanced Paddleboarder: Crash and Rise.

    • 53 min
    #322 Jordan Montgomery - The Art Of High Performance Coaching

    #322 Jordan Montgomery - The Art Of High Performance Coaching

    Jordan Montgomery, owner of Montgomery Companies, is a highly regarded performance coach and keynote speaker whose clients include business executives, sales organizations, and entrepreneurs. From small town Iowa, to a dominant force in the performance coaching industry, Jordan travels the country speaking and coaching executives at Fortune 500 companies, professional athletes, and salespeople. In addition to his work speaking and coaching, Jordan is an accomplished business leader who has managed top-performing sales teams in the financial services industry. Jordan resides in Tiffin, Iowa with his wife Ashley, and his three daughters, Audrey, Claire, & Olivia. When he is not writing, coaching, or speaking, Jordan spends time with his family and enjoys the outdoors. He is a lover of sports and all things Iowa Hawkeyes.

    • 35 min
    #321 Dr. Sonya Jensen - Healing Your Body From Trauma

    #321 Dr. Sonya Jensen - Healing Your Body From Trauma

    Dr. Sonya Jensen is a Naturopathic Physician that has a mission to change the way women understand their bodies and themselves. She believes that women are the center of their families and communities and therefore by supporting them, she is creating a ripple effect that will support the whole. Dr Jensen is a mother of two boys, an author, a yoga teacher, a podcaster, a workshop and retreat leader, and runs her practice with her husband where they help their community move into a state of thriving from surviving. Her background in cell biology and her lived experience with Ayurvedic Medicine in her home, has given her insights into the human body that helps her serve the women and families she works with from multiple different lenses. She is the co-founder of Divine Elements Health Center, The Longevity Lab, and The Health Ignited Academy, alongside her husband Dr Nicholas Jensen. Dr Sonya believes it is everyone’s birthright to live a happy, healthy, joyful, and abundant life.

    • 53 min
    #320 Gustavo Munoz Castro - Taking The Plunge Into Entrepreneurship

    #320 Gustavo Munoz Castro - Taking The Plunge Into Entrepreneurship

    Gustavo goes by "Gus" for short, originally from Mexico is a former Microsoft Senior Engineer turned Real Estate Agent turned Inside Sales guru. Since 2015 he runs one of the largest Inside Sales teams for Real Estate in North America, 85 Agents strong making about 50K outbound dials a day. Gustavo’s team sets about 100 Appointments with Buyers and Sellers every day, mostly from Facebook leads. He runs a 7-figure a year business and has over 600+ active clients. Gus is super passionate about helping business owners be successful through online marketing and lead follow-up, team building, sales scripts, online lead conversion and much more. An executive acknowledged for simplifying complex problems, innovating valuable solutions, meeting difficult schedules, and maximizing shareholder value.

    • 41 min
    #319 JM Ryerson - Winning Over Adversity

    #319 JM Ryerson - Winning Over Adversity

    JM is an Author, Mindset Coach and host of Let’s Go Win podcast who has been building companies and leading sales teams for over 20 years. JM is the co-founder and CEO of Let's Go Win whose mission is to increase leadership, enhance culture and help teams achieve peak performance. JM believes that everything rises and falls on leadership. Based on this belief, he has spent his career focused on enriching the lives of others while continuing to educate himself on best practices in leadership, vulnerability, and teamwork. His ability to impart some of this knowledge might be his greatest contribution to you and your team's success. JM’s great passions are inspiring people to live their best lives and become open to what life has in store for them. His ultimate goal is to give others the tools that will allow them to transcend their self-limiting beliefs.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN:
    02:21 How adversity has shaped JM
    07:31 Lessons you learn from sports as an athlete
    15:24 What makes a good leader
    26:11 How to control your emotion and frustration
    36:44 About Let’s Go Win


    🥇WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE LESSON ADVERSITY HAS TAUGHT YOU?🥇
    JM says, “Have the courage to get up and try again after you fail. Courage is like a muscle, it gets stronger the more you use it.”


    Connect with JM:
    Let’s Go Win https://letsgowin.com/about-lets-go-win/ (website)
    Connect with JM on https://www.instagram.com/letsgowin365/ (Instagram), https://www.facebook.com/letsgowin365 (Facebook), and https://twitter.com/jm_ryerson (Twitter)
    Listen to the Let's Go Win https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOzeKQJkH4NiBG5mw390R-A (Podcast)
    Connect with Lance:
    ● 📱 Connect with Lance on https://www.facebook.com/universityofadversity/ (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/lance.essihos/ (Instagram), or https://ca.linkedin.com/in/lance-w-essihos-8a4062171 (LinkedIn).
    ● 📺 Subscribe to the https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs1nKVtrBCQiGOghOrdonA?view_as=subscriber (University of Adversity Youtube Channel)
    ● 📧 Email Lance at lance@universityofadversitypodcast.com
    📖 Pre-order Mastering Adversity Book https://publishizer.com/mastering-adversity/ (here)


    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 twice a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

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Great show!

Lance, host of the University of Adversity podcast, highlights all aspects of overcoming adversity and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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Powerhouse

If your looking to listen someone who is real authentic and gives you some powerful insights & experiences you apply to your life this show checks all the boxes. Incredible planet changing work Lance! Thank you

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