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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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Dr. Venus Nicolino: ...that love cures everything

12/13/2018
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On our show, we always like to offer good advice, but on this episode, we're going to explore bad advice...and the difference between good advice and bad advice! Our guest is Dr. Venus Nicolino, a clinical psychologist and relationship expert who you may know as the host of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. She also previously starred on LA Shrinks on Bravo and has been a guest on numerous other shows. She's the author of a new bestselling book called "Bad Advice: How to Survive and...

Duration:00:34:03

Nelson Dellis: ...that you can train yourself to have a great memory

12/10/2018
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This episode applies to everyone and is one of our favorites so far! Would you like to be able to remember things better? Do you struggle to remember the names of people you meet briefly at a party or in a work setting? Our guest, Nelson Dellis, can help. Nelson is a 4-time USA Memory Champion and one of the leading memory experts in the world. Nelson is also the author of Remember It! The Names of People You Meet, All of Your Passwords, Where You Left Your Keys, and Everything Else You...

Duration:00:30:30

Susan Newman: ...that adult children don't have to please their parents all the time

12/4/2018
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Whether you're in you're twenties, forties, or sixties, there's always a part of you that wants to please your parents in just about everything you do...even if you don't want to admit it! This episode spotlights the relationships adult children have with their parents. Those relationships really come into focus during the holidays when families get together or perhaps DON’T get together because those relationships are strained. To help us explore relationships between parents and their...

Duration:00:29:09

Dr. April Lane Benson: ...that the holidays can be much more joyous without material gifts

12/1/2018
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This is a holiday shopping episode you need to hear! Has your inbox been inundated with "SALE!" e-mails that you can't help but click on? During this time of year, it's almost impossible not to go overboard with buying gifts for friends and family (or yourself!). Our guest, Dr. April Lane Benson, is a nationally known psychologist who specializes in the treatment of compulsive buying disorder. On this show, Dr. Benson shares some great strategies for how to avoid shopping temptations, why...

Duration:00:26:10

Cait Flanders: ...that a year-long shopping ban would reset my finances and change my life

11/28/2018
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This is an episode that we can all benefit from! Cait Flanders is the best selling author of The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store. Like so many of us, Cait found herself binge shopping and buying things she didn't need all too frequently. She went into debt, pulled herself out of it, and then found herself returning to her old habits. She took an extreme approach to change her financial...

Duration:00:27:45

Jacqueline Whitmore: ...that good etiquette will make your life much easier

11/23/2018
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We're very excited to welcome Jacqueline Whitmore to the show. She is one of the foremost experts on etiquette in the world today and is the author of Poised for Success: Mastering the Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals. She has appeared on countless major networks like ABC, CNBC, and CNN, and has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and many others. In this episode, we talk about business etiquette, how to approach...

Duration:00:32:28

Dan Schawbel: ...that it only takes one person to believe in you to change your life

11/20/2018
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Our guest on this episode is career and workplace expert Dan Shawbel, who is Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. Dan is also a New York Times best-selling author whose newest book is called Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation. He's interviewed more than two thousand of the best leaders in the world and has been featured as one of Forbes "30 Under 30". You can learn...

Duration:00:24:04

100th episode: some of our favorite 'nobody told me' lessons

11/17/2018
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This is the 100th episode of the show and we wanted to look back at some of the more memorable ‘nobody told me’ lessons our guests have shared with us. We’ve truly been honored to speak with each of our guests and they’ve given us so many wonderful anecdotes and pieces of advice that it’s tough to select highlights. All of them have been open and honest and the stories they’ve related are ones we can all identify with. In this episode, you’ll hear from: • Mitch Albom, bestselling author...

Duration:00:32:23

Gemma Hartley: ...that dividing emotional labor in a relationship is a long process

11/13/2018
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Have you ever heard the term, “emotional labor”? It's that invisible, unappreciated caring you do for other people. You’re about to hear a lot about it as we talk with our guest, journalist Gemma Hartley, whose viral article "Women Aren't Nags, We're Just Fed Up" was viewed more than two BILLION times! Her new book is called Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:13

Gretchen Rubin: ...that everyone's "happiness project" is different

11/8/2018
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We're thrilled to welcome bestselling author Gretchen Rubin on this episode to talk about happiness. In her books, she draws from cutting edge science, the wisdom of the ages, lessons from popular culture, and her own experiences to explore how we can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. Her blockbuster book The Happiness Project spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list and sold more than 1.5 million copies. Her latest book is called...

Duration:00:32:57

Daniel Coyle: ...that you have to be vulnerable to build trust

11/3/2018
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Have you ever been part of a team or an organization that accomplished amazing things? Or have you been part of a team or group that just couldn't get its act together? What is it about the culture in some organizations that makes them toxic and why does the culture in other groups lead to happiness and success? For the answers to those questions, we turn to bestselling author Daniel Coyle, whose latest book is called The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups. Daniel...

Duration:00:29:55

CeCe Moore: ...that I wouldn't find my passion until I hit my 40s

10/30/2018
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If you'd like to learn more about the rapidly expanding field of genetic genealogy, you're listening to the right show. Joining us is DNA expert CeCe Moore, an investigative genetic genealogist whose work has helped to solve high profile crime cases and helped connect individuals of unknown parentage with their biological relatives. You may be familiar with her from 20/20, Dr. Oz, 60 Minutes, and "Finding Your Roots". In this episode, we ask: * what is a genetic genealogist? (1:10) | *...

Duration:00:32:45

Todd Rose: ...prioritizing personal fulfillment is the most reliable path to success and happiness

10/25/2018
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“Dark Horse” is a term for those who triumph against the odds…for the winners nobody saw coming. And, “Dark Horse” is the very appropriate title of the new book by Harvard researcher Todd Rose which looks at men and women who’ve achieved impressive success, even though nobody saw them coming. Todd is an incredible example of this: he was a high school dropout who had two children by the age of twenty and was struggling to support his family on state benefits. Now, he's the director of the...

Duration:00:32:23

Andrew Tarvin: ...the benefits of using humor in the workplace

10/19/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Andrew Tarvin, who calls himself the world’s first "humor engineer". He has helped hundreds of thousands of people at top organizations like Procter & Gamble, ESPN, PepsiCo, and Microsoft learn how to get better results while having more fun and has also been featured in Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Andrew is the best-selling author of "Humor That Works: 501 Ways to Use Humor to Beat Stress, Increase Productivity, and Have Fun at Work". You can learn more...

Duration:00:32:03

Robin Dreeke: ...that the secret to success is being a resource to others

10/15/2018
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Robin Dreeke is the former head of the FBI's Behavior Analysis Program and a recognized expert in the field of interpersonal communication. He is also the founder and president of People Formula, an organization that offers advanced rapport building, training, and consultation. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed. In this interview, we talk about how to create an instant...

Duration:00:33:03

Mitch Albom: ...what it would be like when your mentors have passed on and it's your turn to pass on wisdom to the next generation

10/10/2018
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We’re very excited to welcome best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, broadcaster and musician Mitch Albom to our show. Mitch’s books have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. His book, Tuesdays With Morrie, is the most successful memoir ever published. His first novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, is the most successful US hardcover first adult novel ever. And now, Mitch has written a sequel to The Five People You Meet In Heaven. It’s called, The Next...

Duration:00:24:59

Mastin Kipp (part 2): ...it's okay to let yourself be supported

10/7/2018
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Get ready for part two with Mastin Kipp, one of our favorite guests ever! Mastin is a best-selling author, speaker, and creator of Functional Life Coaching, a personal development company for people who are seeking rapid transformation in their lives. Through his seminars, books, and retreats, he has helped more than 100 million people worldwide. Oprah Winfrey calls him, “a thought leader of the next generation of spiritual thinkers.” He's a firm believer that the only thing stopping people...

Duration:00:33:00

Melissa Radke: ...if you put yourself out there, people will identify with you

10/2/2018
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Joining us on this episode is someone you may not know yet, but will want to know…and will hear a lot more about in the future. Melissa Radke came to the attention of 40 million people as a result of the video blogs she began doing on Facebook in her spare time. Those video blogs featuring Melissa’s take on life started out as a hobby and soon became a full-time job, which has lead to public speaking engagements, a book and a television show. Melissa’s book is called, Eat Cake. Be Brave. She...

Duration:00:30:21

Lisa McCubbin...as an author, I would fall in love with my subjects

9/27/2018
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Joining us on this episode is award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author Lisa McCubbin, whose latest book is called, "Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer", which has been called the “landmark biography of one of the most admired and influential women of our time.” It's a gripping book and you can learn more about it at https://lisamccubbin.com/books/betty-ford/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:05

Nastia Liukin: ...that being a kind, compassionate human being is more important than being an Olympic gold medalist

9/23/2018
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We want to give a very warm welcome to our guest on this episode, Nastia Liukin. Nastia is, of course, an Olympic gymnastics all-around gold medalist, a television commentator, a top competitor on Dancing With The Stars, and the author of the book, Finding My Shine, which is her autobiography. Nastia’s passion these days lies in inspiring others. She's created an app, Grander, which enables young girls to be mentored by their biggest role models. In our conversation with Nastia, we discuss...

Duration:00:21:45