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When mother-daughter duo Jan Black and Laura Owens first conceptualized their two-generational talk show, nobody told them they’d snag the title of #1 self-help podcast for months on end! But that’s exactly what they’ve done, delving into topics as far-flung as network building, the importance of failure, finding hope after being kidnapped, and how the principles of brain surgery can help us work through everyday problems. Featuring interviews with extraordinary individuals, Nobody Told Me! shines light on the shared human experiences that bring us together, and the challenges that serve as catalysts for our greatest growth. Nobody Told Me! combines Jan’s impressive broadcast journalism background with Laura’s unique, millennial perspective. Driven by a genuine desire to educate and empower, their pioneering platform gives insight into the strategies and secrets of people in all walks of life. Equal parts information and inspiration, Nobody Told Me! brings a personal touch to the interview process. Together, Jan and Laura are asking the questions that help their listeners get through life’s toughest times.

When mother-daughter duo Jan Black and Laura Owens first conceptualized their two-generational talk show, nobody told them they’d snag the title of #1 self-help podcast for months on end! But that’s exactly what they’ve done, delving into topics as far-flung as network building, the importance of failure, finding hope after being kidnapped, and how the principles of brain surgery can help us work through everyday problems. Featuring interviews with extraordinary individuals, Nobody Told Me! shines light on the shared human experiences that bring us together, and the challenges that serve as catalysts for our greatest growth. Nobody Told Me! combines Jan’s impressive broadcast journalism background with Laura’s unique, millennial perspective. Driven by a genuine desire to educate and empower, their pioneering platform gives insight into the strategies and secrets of people in all walks of life. Equal parts information and inspiration, Nobody Told Me! brings a personal touch to the interview process. Together, Jan and Laura are asking the questions that help their listeners get through life’s toughest times.
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When mother-daughter duo Jan Black and Laura Owens first conceptualized their two-generational talk show, nobody told them they’d snag the title of #1 self-help podcast for months on end! But that’s exactly what they’ve done, delving into topics as far-flung as network building, the importance of failure, finding hope after being kidnapped, and how the principles of brain surgery can help us work through everyday problems. Featuring interviews with extraordinary individuals, Nobody Told Me! shines light on the shared human experiences that bring us together, and the challenges that serve as catalysts for our greatest growth. Nobody Told Me! combines Jan’s impressive broadcast journalism background with Laura’s unique, millennial perspective. Driven by a genuine desire to educate and empower, their pioneering platform gives insight into the strategies and secrets of people in all walks of life. Equal parts information and inspiration, Nobody Told Me! brings a personal touch to the interview process. Together, Jan and Laura are asking the questions that help their listeners get through life’s toughest times.

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Episodes

Shawn Achor: ...success wasn't going to lead to happiness

8/12/2018
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How would you like to unlock hidden sources of potential in yourself and others? Our guest, Shawn Achor, feels it’s possible to do just that. Shawn is the New York Times best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness and is known as one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His latest book, Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being, is now available on Amazon. You can...

Duration:00:34:50

Diane Barth (part 3)...we need to rethink what a friendship is

8/8/2018
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Diane Barth is a psychotherapist and the author of 'I Know How You Feel: The Joy and Heartbreak of Friendship in Women's Lives'. She writes the blog, 'Off the Couch' for Psychology Today. In addition, her articles have been published in the Clinical Social Work Journal, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Psychoanalytic Psychology, and other professional journals. We're thrilled to have Diane on the show for a third time to talk about anger, betrayal, and competition in friendships. You can learn more...

Duration:00:33:21

Alex Hutchinson: ...that by being too cautious I was holding myself back

8/5/2018
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On this episode, we invite you to join us as we learn all about the limits of the human body and the human mind with our guest, fitness journalist and best-selling author Alex Hutchinson, whose latest book is called "Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance". You can learn more about Alex at https://alexhutchinson.net. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:06

Carmine Gallo...we can choose how to respond to anything

7/30/2018
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It's a pleasure to welcome Carmine Gallo to our show. Carmine is a communication coach for the world's most admired brands. He is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Talk Like TED and The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs. His newest book, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great. You can learn more about him and his work on his website at http://www.carminegallo.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:35

Laura Vanderkam: ...you should choose to focus on the times in your life when things worked in your favor

7/25/2018
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Do you feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done? Our guest on this episode says that there are -- we just need to manage that time effectively. Laura Vanderkam is a time management expert and the bestselling author of several books, including What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and her latest book, Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done. Her TED talk, "How to Gain Control of Your Free Time", has had more than six million...

Duration:00:32:48

Arielle Ford: ...you have control over what you feel and experience

7/21/2018
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Arielle Ford is a best-selling author, and the sister of another best-selling author, the late Debbie Ford, who was an internationally recognized expert in the field of personal transformation. Arielle is with us today to talk about the book, “Your Holiness: Discover the Light Within”, which her sister, Debbie, wrote, but which wasn’t discovered and wasn’t published until recently. It’s a fascinating story and one from which we all can benefit. You can learn more about the book at:...

Duration:00:29:36

Keely Chace...how important it is to make time for relationships with family and friends

7/18/2018
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Have you ever procrastinated about writing thank you notes? Have you ever felt awkward when it came time to write a “Get Well” card or a sympathy note? Have you ever struggled with finding the right words to sign off on a card --- should you say, “Love” or “Warmest regards”? Our guest, Hallmark Master Writer Keely Chace, is here to offer advice in dealing with all kinds of card, letter and note-writing situations. Keely is the author of several books, including "On a Personal Note: A Guide...

Duration:00:24:47

Francesca Gino: ...that it would be important to bring rebelliousness into our lives

7/13/2018
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Would you describe yourself as a “rebel”? If so, you may have what it takes to become very successful! Our guest, award-winning Harvard Business School Professor and behavioral scientist Francesca Gino, has been studying rebels at organizations around the world for more than 15 years. She contends the most successful among us are those who break the rules and she shows how to do that in her new book called, “Rebel Talent: Why it pays to break the rules at work and in life.” You can check...

Duration:00:23:08

Ellen Petry Leanse: ...life could be this hard, yet still filled with joy and satisfaction

7/9/2018
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We're thrilled to share this interview with Ellen Petry Leanse, a leading expert on technology and happy living, and the author of 'The Happiness Hack: How to Take Charge of Your Brain and Program More Happiness Into Your Life'. She's spent 35 years working with leaders at Facebook, Google, and Apple and is a respected Silicon Valley influencer. You can read more about Ellen at https://www.ellenleanse.com/. Her TEDx talk can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5p3NC9OwB0. You can...

Duration:00:31:59

Carol Roth: ...that I couldn't do anything, so I never felt there were limitations to my success

7/6/2018
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Joining us on this episode is Carol Roth, a well-known advocate for entrepreneurship and small business. She's been an investment banker, business strategist and deal-maker, and is also the author of the best-selling book, "The Entrepreneur Equation". You can learn more about Carol on her website at https://www.carolroth.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:47

Hope Edelman: ...grieving the loss of a close loved one is a lifelong process, but it doesn't have to be a lifelong struggle

7/2/2018
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One of the toughest things that can be faced by a girl or a woman of any age is the loss of her mother. Our guest, Hope Edelman, knows all about that. In fact, she knows more about it than most of us. Hope is an expert in the field of early mother loss and mother-daughter relationships. She's written extensively on those topics and is the author of "Motherless Daughters" and "Motherless Mothers", among others. You can learn more about Hope on her website: http://hopeedelman.com Learn...

Duration:00:29:34

Bobby Bones: ...you can turn your life into whatever you want it to be

6/29/2018
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If you're even somewhat of a country music fan, chances our you've heard of our guest. Bobby Bones is the host of the host of The Bobby Bones Show, which has an audience of more than five million per week. He's a member of the musical comedy group, "Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots' and even mentored the top 24 on American Idol this year. His latest book, "Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat.", is about how he and some of his famous friends made it through their failures and found...

Duration:00:32:50

Lori Deschene: ...to listen to yourself more than to any other person

6/26/2018
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Let’s face it—we all worry! We worry about work, money, relationships, our families, health..and other important life issues. We worry about things we’ve said and done, about how people perceive us, about what might go wrong and about things we can’t control. Our guest on this episode, Lori Deschene, is the author of a new book called, “Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal—A creative way to let go of anxiety and find peace.” The "Tiny Buddha" community that she built online has more than three...

Duration:00:27:31

Sally Quinn...nobody gets through life without pain

6/22/2018
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Joining us on this episode is longtime Washington Post journalist and author, Sally Quinn. Sally is the widow of legendary executive Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and the mother of their son, Quinn, who has wrestled with health issues and is learning disabled. Sally talks about those things and much, much more in her latest book, "Finding Magic". It's a fascinating memoir exploring love, passion, and faith in her life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:49

Mark Ruefenacht: ...it's okay to be different

6/14/2018
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Joining us on the show is Mark Ruefenacht, the founder and president of Dogs4Diabetics. Mark is recognized in the Guinness World Book of Records for training the world’s first dog to detect and alert on changing blood sugars in diabetics. On this episode, we'll learn how dogs can help detect changing blood sugars in diabetics. You can learn more about Dogs4Diabetics at https://dogs4diabetics.com/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:55

Dr. Mark McLaughlin: ...how the core principles behind brain surgery can apply to our daily lives

6/10/2018
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Joining us for this episode is Dr. Mark McLaughlin, a neurosurgeon at Princeton Brain and Spine Care, who believes that all of us can benefit by taking the core principles behind brain surgery and applying them to any of life's problems. It's a fascinating concept, and one that Dr. McLaughlin writes about in an upcoming book, "Out-Thinking Fear: A Neurosurgeon's Secrets for Making Life's Hard Decisions", which will be available in 2019. You can learn more about Dr. McLaughlin by checking...

Duration:00:31:05

Diana Butler Bass...there is a gap between our desire to be grateful and our ability to behave gratefully

6/8/2018
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Most of us know that gratitude is good…and good for us. But, many of us find it hard to sustain a meaningful life of gratefulness. So says Diana Butler Bass, who is the award-winning author of ten books on American religion. Her latest book is called, Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks. She says “Gratefulness is not a magic fix, but it might just be the bright star directing us to a new and better place.” You can find more about Diana's latest book on her website:...

Duration:00:34:04

Amy Medling...that PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) affects 1 in 10 women

6/4/2018
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It's estimated that five million American women suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS. It's a disorder that often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and our guest on this episode, Amy Medling, is working to change that. Amy is a certified health coach who has PCOS herself and started the website, PCOSdiva.com. She's also the author of the new book, "Healing PCOS", which features a 21-day plan for reclaiming your health and life with polycystic ovary syndrome. You can...

Duration:00:29:27

Ramie Liddle: ...how a year-long adventure with a 90-year-old woman with stage 4 cancer taught me to seize the day

6/2/2018
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On this episode of the show, we'll get a behind-the-scenes look at a very special journey undertaken by a 90-year-old woman who was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and advised to have surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. That woman, Norma Jean Bauerschmidt, said no to conventional cancer treatments and yes to a life on the road. Going with her on that road trip of a lifetime was her son, Tim, and his wife, Ramie, who've written about the experience in the book, "Driving Miss Norma". It's...

Duration:00:35:18

Chris Guillebeau: ...there's always another way

5/29/2018
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Have you ever wanted or possibly NEEDED to have a new source of income quickly? Did you have any idea how to achieve that? Our guest, Chris Guillebeau, can help! Chris is the New York Times bestselling author of "$100 Startup" and "The Happiness of Pursuit". His latest book is called "Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days". Chris also hosts the popular daily podcast, "Side Hustle School". You can learn more about Chris on his website at https://chrisguillebeau.com/. Learn more...

Duration:00:30:14