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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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415-810-0604


Episodes

Dr. Michael Reichert: ...how to raise a young boy into a great man

4/17/2019
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We're excited to talk to psychologist Dr. Michael Reichert on this episode about his new book, How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Raise Good Men. He's the Founding Director of The Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives at the University of Pennsylvania and has been described as a leading researcher on the journey from boyhood to manhood. In this interview, we talk about how good relationships between parents and their sons can lead to a boy turning into a kind, respectful...

Duration:00:27:09

Greg Bustin: ...it's okay to say "I don't know"

4/12/2019
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Do you struggle with making hard choices? Don't worry, you're not alone! Our guest on this episode, Greg Bustin, advises leaders of some of the world’s most admired companies on how to make courageous decisions. In this episode, we talk about how some of the best and worst decisions in history changed our lives today. Greg is the author of several books on leadership, the latest of which is called, How Leaders Decide: A Timeless Guide to Making Tough Choices. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:33:16

Veronica Hinke: ...how the stories of Titanic passengers can inspire people today

4/8/2019
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We're firm believers that listening to inspirational stories of people from the past can give us just the push we need to get through tough times today. Our guest on this episode, Veronica Hinke, has been researching the Titanic for as long as she can remember and joins us today to talk about some of its incredibly inspiring passengers, some of whom survived, and others who lost their lives in the sinking of the ship on April 15, 1912. We have no doubt that you will learn a lot from these...

Duration:00:28:54

Lori Gottlieb: ...we all struggle with the same things at our core

4/5/2019
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What happens when the therapist becomes the patient? Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist, New York Times bestselling author, and national advice columnist who joins us to talk about what happened when she had a life crisis and decided she needed to seek help herself. Lori's latest book is called Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A therapist, HER therapist and Our Lives Revealed. | We'd like to thank our sponsor, Smart & Sexy, for this episode! For 30% off your first order, go to...

Duration:00:33:19

James Creighton: ...fights are inevitable

3/30/2019
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Have you ever found yourself frustrated in a disagreement with someone you love? Have you ever wished you had better conflict resolution skills? Would you like to see something positive result from the negativity of a fight? Our guest on this episode, James L. Creighton, is here to help. James is a Psychologist and relationship consultant whose latest book is called, Loving through Your Differences: Building Strong Relationships from Separate Realities. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:24:09

Mike Bayer: ...you have a better life when you help others

3/27/2019
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Joining us on this episode is well-known personal development coach Mike Bayer, whom you may know as Coach Mike from the Dr. Phil show and elsewhere. Mike started as a mental health and addiction counselor before he founded CAST Centers, the go-to clinic for executives, singers, actors, athletes, and anyone who wants to learn how to live their best life. He's the author of the New York Times bestseller, Best Self: Be You, Only Better and in this interview, he explains what we need to do to...

Duration:00:28:17

Sam Horn: ...someday is NOT a day in the week

3/24/2019
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This is a must-listen for anyone who needs a push to pursue their lifelong dreams! Joining us on this episode is best-selling author and communication strategist Sam Horn, founder and CEO of The Intrigue Agency, whose mission is to help people create a quality life-work ratio that adds value for all involved. Sam is the author of many books, the latest of which is called Someday is NOT a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to make the rest of your life the best of your life. In this show, we learn how...

Duration:00:34:43

Matt Walker: ...that I could do whatever I wanted to do

3/19/2019
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On this episode, we welcome adventure entrepreneur and author Matthew Walker to the program. Matt is a behavioral scientist and adventure expedition leader who works with people to take the lessons learned from adventuring and apply them to the everyday challenges we face. Matt is the author of Adventure in Everything: How the Five Elements of Adventure Create a Life of Authenticity, Purpose, and Inspiration. His work has been featured on CBS and NPR and in USA Today and Psychology Today,...

Duration:00:27:59

Laura Vanderkam: ...we always have time for what matters to us

3/14/2019
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It’s a pleasure to welcome back time management expert Laura Vanderkam. Laura is the bestselling author of several books, including What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done and her latest book, Juliet’s School of Possibilities: A Little Story About the Power of Priorities. Her TED talk, "How to gain control of your free time", has been viewed nearly 8 million times. Her work has appeared in publications like The New York Times...

Duration:00:34:20

Andy Parker: ...what it's like to lose a child to gun violence on live TV

3/10/2019
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On August 26, 2015, the lives of Andy and Barbara Parker changed forever when their daughter Alison, a news reporter for WDBJ, was murdered along with her cameraman, Adam Ward while conducting an interview on live television near Roanoke, Virginia. The nation was stunned by the killings and President Barack Obama said he was “heartbroken”. The gunman was a former reporter for the TV station who killed himself hours later following a car chase with police. On the day of his daughter’s death,...

Duration:00:25:15

Dr. Mark Menolascino: ...how important the gut is

3/6/2019
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Heart disease is the number one killer of women, outpacing all types of cancer, diabetes and stroke. And, while men and women face the same classic risk factors for heart disease, like high cholesterol and high blood pressure, women often manifest heart disease in different ways than men. Our guest on this episode, Dr. Mark Menolascino, has been on the frontlines of cardiac research for most of his professional career and believes the institution of medicine hasn’t treated women’s heart...

Duration:00:28:46

Dr. Lisa Damour: ...how powerful a teenage meltdown is

3/1/2019
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There’s been an alarming increase in the levels of stress and anxiety experienced by girls from elementary school to college. Research indicates the number of girls who say they often feel nervous, worried or fearful jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014, while anxiety levels for boys remained unchanged. Joining us on this episode is New York Times bestselling author and clinical psychologist Lisa Damour, who’s witnessed this in her own research, private practice, and at the all-girls school where...

Duration:00:31:45

Alex Banayan: ...how fun the storm can be

2/25/2019
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What do Bill Gates, Steven Spielberg, Pitbull, Maya Angelou, and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? Bestselling author and "Forbes 30 Under 30" Alex Banayan spent seven years tracking down dozens of the world’s most successful people to learn the secrets of how they carved their own paths in life and business. He found they all made their own way by using what he calls, “The Third Door”. It’s not the front door or the VIP door, but there’s always a way in -- it just takes grit, persistence, and...

Duration:00:20:49

Leigh Steinberg: ...the quality that will save you is resilience

2/21/2019
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Joining us on this episode is Leigh Steinberg, who is known as one of the greatest sports agents in history and the real-life inspiration for the film, Jerry Maguire. Leigh has represented the #1 pick in the NFL draft a record setting 8 times and has negotiated well over three billion dollars in contract deals for his clients including Patrick Mahomes, Steve Young, Troy Aikman, and Oscar De La Hoya. And while Leigh’s life has been filled with unbelievable highs, he’s also had some...

Duration:00:32:18

Sarah Shockley: ...you come to know yourself through difficult journeys

2/18/2019
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 20% of the adult population in the United States suffers from chronic pain. It’s estimated that between 11 million and 20 million Americans suffer from pain so severe that it frequently limits their work or life activities. Sarah Anne Shockley is one of those chronic pain sufferers, having lived with debilitating nerve pain since 2007. She felt isolated and alone and wished she’d had a guide to living with more ease in the midst of pain and...

Duration:00:35:25

Valentine's Day Special: relationship expert Guy Winch on healing a broken heart

2/14/2019
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Valentine's Day can be incredibly rough when you're single, but we have good news: this episode is perfect to help you heal old wounds and get excited about the wonderful things in store for you. Licensed psychologist and relationship expert Dr. Guy Winch is the author of the brook, 'How to Fix a Broken Heart', which aims to help people heal after a breakup or death of someone they love. His viral TED Talk, 'Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First Aid', has been viewed over 5 million...

Duration:00:30:12

Tina Seelig: ...that most rules are recommendations

2/12/2019
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We're thrilled to share this conversation with Stanford Engineering School Professor Tina Seelig, author of 17 books including the international bestseller, What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20. Tina was trained as a neuroscientist and has always been interested in how we think, especially how we come up with bold new ideas. Her Ted talk on the “Little Risks You Can Take to Increase Your Luck” has had close to two and a half million views. *** We'd like to thank our sponsors for this episode!...

Duration:00:33:22

Jay Pharaoh: ...don't be afraid to be yourself

2/10/2019
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Enjoy this NTM Nugget from Jay Pharaoh, a Saturday Night Live alum best known for impersonating people like Barack Obama and Kanye West. Today, he's on the road as a stand up comedian and has some great wisdom to share with us about what he's learned during his career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:22

Reshma Saujani: ...that I didn't have to be perfect

2/8/2019
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In this episode, we talk to Reshma Saujani, the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in computer science and technology. We learn what inspired her new book, 'Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder' and why it's so important to take chances, embrace the unknown, and unlearn perfectionism. As Reshma says, "we need to start doing things we suck at", like going to a dance class for fun even when we know we're...

Duration:00:29:39

Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy: ...that bad days are a normal part of life

2/4/2019
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On this episode, we’re going to take a wide-ranging look at emotions in the workplace. How should you deal with jealousy, insecurity, panic, anger or simply having your feelings hurt on the job? Our guests, Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy, are organizational consultants who’ve studied how emotions affect our professional lives and how we can navigate emotions at work. They've written about it in their new book, No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work. Learn more...

Duration:00:33:01