Nobody Told Me!

By Jan Black & Laura Owens

(Apple Podcast's Best of 2018) 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.

  1. 1.
    Steph Cartwright: ...how to write a stand-out resume in a brutal job market
    27:11
  2. 2.
    Martha Beck: ...what alignment with yourself feels like
    31:23
  3. 3.
    Dr. Drew Ramsey: ...how to eat to beat depression and anxiety
    37:50
  4. 4.
    In-Q: ...to look at other people as fellow humans instead of looking up to or down at them
    39:14
  5. 5.
    Elizabeth Greenwood: ...that the perfect relationship is different for everyone
    32:07
  6. 6.
    Joe Keohane: ...the value of small talk
    35:26
  7. 7.
    Lewis Howes: ...how to overcome emotional trauma
    32:48
  8. 8.
    Nastia Liukin: ...how my life would change after becoming an Olympic gold medalist
    24:42
  1. 9.
    Bob Saget: ...that 'Danny Tanner' would impact so many people
    44:38
  2. 10.
    David S. Rose: ...the opportunities that the pandemic would bring for entrepreneurs
    37:43
  3. 11.
    David Buckmaster: ...that people are not out to get you
    31:33
  4. 12.
    Dr. Shefali Tsabary: ...to not seek validation from others until I can give it to myself
    23:23
  5. 13.
    Mark Goulston: ...how to recover from post-COVID PTSD
    28:39
  6. 14.
    Dr. Kristin Neff: ...that having self-compassion is a superpower
    29:13
  7. 15.
    Michael Easter: ...that I wasn't that important
    32:24
  8. 16.
    Steven Petrow: ...we can age in our own way
    31:07
  9. 17.
    Joseph Burgo: ...how to free myself from feelings of shame
    30:04
  10. 18.
    Ron Friedman: ...that the best in the world use reverse engineering to be successful
    35:14
  11. 19.
    Bob Goff: ...that I shouldn't live my life for the approval of other people
    29:47
  12. 20.
    Randy Spelling: ...that part of being human is going through challenges
    32:34
  13. 21.
    Dr. Kelli Harding: ...that you can live longer by being kind
    26:17
  14. 22.
    Dr. Daniel J. Siegel: ...how to develop 'mindsight'
    35:40
  15. 23.
    Dr. Perry Halkitis: ...that being gay made me stronger than I would have felt as a straight man
    31:53
  16. 24.
    Christina Hunger: ...that I would have the world's first talking dog
    27:06
  17. 25.
    Najwa Zebian: ...that I have always been enough
    23:10
  18. 26.
    Spencer Coursen: ...that we actually feel the safest when we are in the most danger
    35:16
  19. 27.
    Doug Conant: ...that becoming a leader was about becoming myself
    36:15
  20. 28.
    Carson Kressley: ...how life really works
    36:25
  21. 29.
    Daniel Coyle: ...that you have to be vulnerable to build trust
    35:01
  22. 30.
    Tamika Mallory: ...how to be an effective social justice advocate
    30:57
  23. 31.
    Dr. Sandeep Jauhar: ...that emotional disturbances impact heart health
    29:49
  24. 32.
    Patti Stanger: ...what it takes to find true love
    27:59
  25. 33.
    Maryanne O’Hara: ...that nothing is as important as love
    36:27
  26. 34.
    Jan & Laura: ...how to help someone you love during tough times
    25:56
  27. 35.
    Dr. Michele Borba: ....that resilience is teachable
    34:09
  28. 36.
    Cara Belvin: ...that the loss of my mother was survivable
    40:29
  29. 37.
    Alissa Carpenter: ...how the office will look post-pandemic
    31:13
  30. 38.
    Dr. Cara Natterson: ...that young boys feel emotions more privately, but just as deeply as young girls
    36:53
  31. 39.
    Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway: ...how powerful emotions can be in making decisions
    33:03
  32. 40.
    Dr. Jennifer Ashton: ...the roadmap to resilience in the pandemic era
    32:48
  33. 41.
    Nedra Glover Tawwab: ...that it's okay to have boundaries
    32:03
  34. 42.
    Judy Batalion: ...that strength and courage can be passed down through generations
    29:10
  35. 43.
    Julia Galef: ...why some people see things clearly and others don't
    32:07
  36. 44.
    ...the ingredients we need to be happy (with Dr. Rick Hanson, Shawn Achor, and Ellen Petry Leanse)
    27:13
  37. 45.
    Jeff Mauro: ...how important family gatherings are
    23:33
  38. 46.
    Katharine Brooks: ...to relax and enjoy the college experience
    33:05
  39. 47.
    Dr. Fred Luskin: ...that it's a waste of time to argue with the past
    29:54
  40. 48.
    Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: ...that we have the power to choose who and how we want to be in every situation
    34:38
  41. 49.
    Dr. Anthony Youn: ...that you can't please everyone
    33:58
  42. 50.
    Dr: Ellyn Bader: ...how to work together successfully as a couple
    26:10

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