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Nobody Told Me!

By Jan Black & Laura Owens

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.
    Amy Purdy: ...how much perseverance you need to be successful01/24/2021
    39:07
  2. 2.
    Megan Roup: ...to know your worth01/24/2021
    29:17
  3. 3.
    Fawn Germer: ...that I would win01/22/2021
    31:00
  4. 4.
    Panache Desai: ...by being visited by death, we develop the courage to live01/17/2021
    30:41
  5. 5.
    Bob Langert: ...how to open doors by being strategic01/17/2021
    30:41
  6. 6.
    Clive Wynne: ...that our dogs really do love us (and not just because we have a treat!)01/17/2021
    34:50
  7. 7.
    Tim Larkin: ...how to survive when your life is at stake01/11/2021
    38:14
  8. 8.
    Brian David Johnson: ...how to break through fear of the future01/10/2021
    33:00
  1. 9.
    Dan Millman: ...not to take my thoughts (or myself!) so seriously01/08/2021
    33:34
  2. 10.
    Nicole Lapin: ...why you need to take care of yourself before others01/03/2021
    31:48
  3. 11.
    Robin Dreeke: ...that the key to success is to treat others like you want to be treated01/03/2021
    34:43
  4. 12.
    Steph Gaudreau: ...that your weight doesn't determine your worth01/02/2021
    34:09
  5. 13.
    Humble the Poet: ...that true freedom means to choose the challenges in your life12/27/2020
    38:54
  6. 14.
    BJ Fogg: ...how to move past habits that no longer serve you12/27/2020
    28:49
  7. 15.
    Bob Saget: ...that it's a marathon, not a sprint12/24/2020
    43:16
  8. 16.
    Andy Andrews: ...that your thinking determines your destiny12/21/2020
    41:46
  9. 17.
    Robert Kolker: ...about the impact of mental illness on a family12/20/2020
    32:36
  10. 18.
    Sarah Owens: ...that the world needed a reset12/19/2020
    28:27
  11. 19.
    Ty Pennington: ...how to be successful with ADHD12/14/2020
    31:48
  12. 20.
    Bobby Bones: ...that my greatest fulfillment would come from giving back12/12/2020
    36:12
  13. 21.
    Hope Edelman: ...how to deal with grief, the pandemic, and the holidays12/11/2020
    35:12
  14. 22.
    Amy Chan: ...that the right relationship won't feel like a struggle12/07/2020
    34:30
  15. 23.
    Andrew Reiner: ...it's important to ask for help12/03/2020
    32:56
  16. 24.
    Ashly Perez: ...that not everything is binary12/02/2020
    34:48
  17. 25.
    Sue Klebold: ...how to react when someone you love says that they are depressed or suicidal11/29/2020
    41:28
  18. 26.
    Spike Carlsen: ...why curiosity is one of the best traits we can have11/26/2020
    33:46
  19. 27.
    Dr. Jonathan Fader: ...it doesn't matter how much you've achieved if you aren't there to experience it11/22/2020
    35:53
  20. 28.
    Elizabeth Smart: ...that there is always hope11/21/2020
    48:13
  21. 29.
    Christie Tate: ...that a group of strangers would help me heal from shame11/18/2020
    36:47
  22. 30.
    Kim Foley: ...how to convey power and presence in virtual meetings11/15/2020
    33:57
  23. 31.
    Jordan Belfort: ...that anyone can come back from failure11/14/2020
    31:25
  24. 32.
    Jason Harris: ...that I needed to write my own story and figure out how to get there11/13/2020
    32:06
  25. 33.
    Gretchen Rubin: ...that decluttering would lead to a happier life11/08/2020
    35:20
  26. 34.
    Carmine Gallo: ...that if you don't ask yourself 'how can I be better?', you will always be average11/08/2020
    39:40
  27. 35.
    David Kidder: ...that my biggest successes would come from following my values11/07/2020
    42:50
  28. 36.
    Kathy Callahan: ...that fostering dogs would show me the good in people11/02/2020
    37:05
  29. 37.
    Reshma Saujani: ...that I had to be brave, not perfect10/31/2020
    32:46
  30. 38.
    Robert Greene: ...that I wouldn't choose to change a thing about my past10/29/2020
    37:27
  31. 39.
    Elizabeth Lesser: ...finding your voice is the path to freedom10/24/2020
    30:44
  32. 40.
    Simone St. James: ...to push myself to do something more, bigger, and better10/20/2020
    25:17
  33. 41.
    Shawn Achor: ...the importance of spending time with the right people10/17/2020
    39:44
  34. 42.
    Amy Morin: ...that the world doesn't owe us anything10/15/2020
    31:24
  35. 43.
    Jennifer Jolly: ...that my biggest challenge would be my own fear10/13/2020
    30:22
  36. 44.
    Lori Gottlieb: ...we need to have more compassion for ourselves10/10/2020
    33:24
  37. 45.
    Theresa Caputo: ...how much our loved ones work from the other side10/07/2020
    39:24
  38. 46.
    Mitch Albom: ...how lives and losses intersect10/04/2020
    28:12
  39. 47.
    Chris Voss: ...that life is a series of negotiations09/30/2020
    39:50
  40. 48.
    Michael Gelb: ...that preparation is most of the game09/27/2020
    39:00
  41. 49.
    Dr. Charlotte Markey: ...that the shape of your body does not define who you are09/24/2020
    33:46
  42. 50.
    Dr. BJ Miller: ...that independence doesn't really exist09/19/2020
    36:25
  43. 51.
    Kendra Adachi: ...that quitting is not failure09/17/2020
    36:50
  44. 52.
    Dr. Fred Luskin: ...that forgiveness was a lot simpler than I thought09/14/2020
    32:28
  45. 53.
    Terri Cheney: ...that hiding a secret was worse than the secret itself09/11/2020
    28:23
  46. 54.
    Dr. Jim Taylor: ...how to survive and thrive when bad things happen 09/06/2020
    33:27
  47. 55.
    Greg McKeown: ...if you don't prioritize your life, someone else will09/03/2020
    45:40
  48. 56.
    Lisa Woodruff: ...how to organize the mountains of paper we all accumulate 08/30/2020
    30:18
  49. 57.
    Dr. Guy Winch...how to cope with the loss of a pet (National Dog Day special episode)08/26/2020
    35:10
  50. 58.
    Lisa Selin Davis: ...the history (and the future) of girls who dare to be different08/24/2020
    32:01
  51. 59.
    Jessica Carson: ...that being a contradiction is a strength, not a weakness08/20/2020
    34:16
  52. 60.
    Dr. Ed Tronick & Dr. Claudia Gold: ...the power of discord08/16/2020
    33:34
  53. 61.
    Helena Dea Bala: ...that I would find myself in every stranger I met08/12/2020
    37:31
  54. 62.
    Julian Treasure: ...that we need to listen fully in order to live fully08/08/2020
    37:49
  55. 63.
    Dr. Mary Alvord: ...the importance of pacing yourself during the pandemic08/05/2020
    34:49
  56. 64.
    Jordan Blashek & Christopher Haugh: ...how friendship can bring us together in times of strife07/30/2020
    31:00
  57. 65.
    Dr. Elizabeth Englander: ...how to cope with bullying07/26/2020
    34:05
  58. 66.
    Maria Goodavage: ...that dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-1907/23/2020
    38:21
  59. 67.
    Lacy Crawford: ...the importance of finding the courage to tell your story07/19/2020
    37:12
  60. 68.
    Dr. Lydia Dugdale: ...how COVID-19 is changing the conversation about end-of-life issues07/15/2020
    36:57
  61. 69.
    Bob Goff: ...to quit letting fear call the shots07/11/2020
    28:00
  62. 70.
    Judith Matloff: ...the importance of staying calm in a life-threatening situation07/07/2020
    31:52
  63. 71.
    Marta Zaraska: ...how friendship, optimism & kindness can help you live to 10007/03/2020
    28:16
  64. 72.
    Alissa Carpenter: ...how to listen and be heard at work06/29/2020
    28:29
  65. 73.
    Dr. Christian Busch: ...the art and science of creating good luck06/25/2020
    34:12
  66. 74.
    Ronn Owens: ...the challenges and rewards that come with being a father06/22/2020
    30:37
  67. 75.
    Robert Kolker: ...the far-reaching implications of mental illness on a family06/20/2020
    31:23
  68. 76.
    Jennifer Keishin Armstrong: ...how to empower ourselves through life lessons from those in the spotlight06/17/2020
    29:02
  69. 77.
    Majo Molfino: ...the importance of learning self-compassion06/13/2020
    27:28
  70. 78.
    Rachel Louise Snyder: ...that domestic violence begets other types of violence06/09/2020
    35:42
  71. 79.
    Bob Saget: ...we can fight the common enemy of hatred, anger, and fear06/05/2020
    39:57
  72. 80.
    Catherine Sanderson: ...how to develop moral courage05/28/2020
    26:25
  73. 81.
    Dr. Margaret Rutherford: ...that perfectionism is a problem05/25/2020
    36:48
  74. 82.
    David S. Rose: ...how some of the greatest ideas begin in times of upheaval 05/22/2020
    35:42
  75. 83.
    J.W. Freiberg: ...how painful the problem of loneliness is05/19/2020
    33:07
  76. 84.
    Yifat Susskind: ...why domestic violence would increase during the pandemic05/16/2020
    26:18
  77. 85.
    Allison Holzer: ...how to find inspiration during the pandemic05/13/2020
    30:23
  78. 86.
    Hope Edelman: ...that grieving your mother is a lifelong process05/10/2020
    29:34
  79. 87.
    Cyntoia Brown: ...that nobody is beyond repair 05/10/2020
    30:35
  80. 88.
    Vishen Lakhiani: ...the secret spiritual art of success05/07/2020
    31:50
  81. 89.
    Dr. Eben Alexander: ...how my near death experience would give me proof of heaven05/03/2020
    37:06
  82. 90.
    Jacob Moore: ...that mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of04/29/2020
    28:08
  83. 91.
    Marc Randolph: ...the amount of trial and error it would take to create Netflix04/27/2020
    36:57
  84. 92.
    Jim Kwik: ...we all have the right to an exceptional life04/22/2020
    36:45
  85. 93.
    Nora McInerny: ...not to rush through the hard stuff in life04/18/2020
    30:25
  86. 94.
    Shelley Paxton: ...that you can have both success AND fulfillment04/16/2020
    36:24
  87. 95.
    Amy Fish: ...it's okay to have wants and needs04/13/2020
    29:14
  88. 96.
    Veronica Roth: ...it is just as important to focus on positive feedback as it is criticism04/08/2020
    26:23
  89. 97.
    Bryan Robinson: ...how to cope with our 'new normal'04/05/2020
    32:05
  90. 98.
    Panache Desai: ...that I was enough 04/03/2020
    29:29
  91. 99.
    In-Q: ...we are all on this journey together03/31/2020
    36:49
  92. 100.
    Carson Kressley: ...that nobody knows how everything works03/29/2020
    35:51
  93. 101.
    Lewis Howes: ...how to love myself03/26/2020
    33:41
  94. 102.
    Linda Carroll: ...the keys to unlocking lasting love03/22/2020
    36:12
  95. 103.
    Dr. Sandeep Jauhar: ...the effect of emotions on the heart03/19/2020
    29:40
  96. 104.
    Jennifer Gates: ...you have to cultivate confidence in yourself03/15/2020
    32:21
  97. 105.
    Georgina Bloomberg: ...I'd have to learn things my own way03/14/2020
    37:12
  98. 106.
    Dr. Cara Natterson: ...the subtle art of raising teenage sons03/09/2020
    36:26
  99. 107.
    Alex Granato: ...the commitment it takes to be a top athlete03/07/2020
    37:36
  100. 108.
    Laura Huang: ...how to gain an edge by turning adversity into advantage03/04/2020
    34:10
  101. 109.
    Shannon Kaiser: ...life is actually supposed to be easy03/01/2020
    30:19
  102. 110.
    Judy Foreman: ...how physical activity slows aging02/27/2020
    33:38
  103. 111.
    Matthew Emerzian: ...how to love who we really are02/24/2020
    39:55
  104. 112.
    Magda & Nathaniel Newman: ...how to live with gratitude through any obstacles02/19/2020
    28:00
  105. 113.
    Harold Ivan Smith: ...how presidential families have coped with grief02/17/2020
    38:17
  106. 114.
    Jen Brown: ...you need to find the funny in your dating life02/14/2020
    38:04
  107. 115.
    Andrea Barber: ...you can be open about your mental health struggles02/12/2020
    36:38
  108. 116.
    Patti Stanger: ...how to improve your chances of finding love02/07/2020
    23:39
  109. 117.
    Judi Ketteler: ...the power of honesty in a world full of lies02/02/2020
    32:37
  110. 118.
    Connie Post: ...about raising a child with profound autism01/29/2020
    33:46
  111. 119.
    Kelli & Cindy Cruciotti: ...what it's like to work as a mother/daughter team to make a 2020 Olympic bid01/26/2020
    28:40
  112. 120.
    Dr. Dan Siegel: ...the power of showing up01/23/2020
    37:39
  113. 121.
    Elaine Birchall: ...how to overcome clutter and hoarding01/20/2020
    32:47
  114. 122.
    G. Richard Shell: ...you find yourself through trial and error01/14/2020
    31:48
  115. 123.
    Dr. Steve Kahan: ...most of the "greats" had to challenge the status quo01/09/2020
    29:30
  116. 124.
    BJ Fogg: ...you can form good new habits in just 30 seconds per day01/03/2020
    25:28
  117. 125.
    Jen Oleniczak Brown: ...to take comfort in silence12/30/2019
    32:20
  118. 126.
    ...about socializing & overshopping over the holidays12/24/2019
    36:20
  119. 127.
    ...how to celebrate the holidays with spirituality & gratitude12/22/2019
    31:14
  120. 128.
    David S. Rose: ...how to pitch to potential investors12/16/2019
    46:04
  121. 129.
    Bob Langert: ...why and how to work with your biggest critics12/11/2019
    31:41
  122. 130.
    Harold Ivan Smith: ...how to cope with grief during the holidays 12/07/2019
    35:14
  123. 131.
    Mimi Lemay: ...having a transgender child would take me on the toughest, but most rewarding journey12/03/2019
    29:20
  124. 132.
    Dr. Paul Hokemeyer: ...why having wealth and fame is never enough11/30/2019
    34:57
  125. 133.
    Clint Emerson: ...how to be the right kind of crazy11/25/2019
    38:31
  126. 134.
    Allison Holzer: ...how to use inspiration as my superpower11/20/2019
    27:19
  127. 135.
    Nicole Lapin: ...how to go from burnout to balance11/16/2019
    32:28
  128. 136.
    Dr. Anthony Youn: ...you can't make everybody happy11/13/2019
    34:50
  129. 137.
    Dr. Steven Rogelberg: ...not to be afraid of conflict11/07/2019
    31:36
  130. 138.
    Marianne Schnall: ...it was a waste of time trying to be someone other than my true self11/04/2019
    27:42
  131. 139.
    ...how women's friendships are different from men's10/31/2019
    34:03
  132. 140.
    Steph Gaudreau: ...weight does not necessarily determine health10/26/2019
    34:10
  133. 141.
    ...how to find joy and have a positive mindset10/20/2019
    30:50
  134. 142.
    Adrienne Brodeur: ...the consequences of keeping a big secret10/17/2019
    34:18
  135. 143.
    Katherine Reynolds Lewis: ...how to grow into the parent my kids needed10/11/2019
    34:19
  136. 144.
    Kristi Hugstad: ...how to start conversations that will save lives10/08/2019
    33:32
  137. 145.
    Paul Tough: ...how college makes us or breaks us10/03/2019
    31:41
  138. 146.
    Clive Wynne...how and why dogs love us09/30/2019
    34:55
  139. 147.
    Jerry Colonna: ...that everybody doubts themselves 09/27/2019
    29:40
  140. 148.
    Greg Bustin: ...why accountability is the secret to success09/22/2019
    31:16
  141. 149.
    Dr. Rupy Aujla: ...how to eat to beat illness09/17/2019
    31:37
  142. 150.
    Robert Greene: ...the skills you need to deal with people09/13/2019
    32:31
  143. 151.
    Lisa Taddeo: ...you don't know when a story is over09/09/2019
    31:48
  144. 152.
    Andrew Samuel: ...how to cultivate a life of success, joy, and purpose09/05/2019
    29:21
  145. 153.
    Travis Mills: ...how good my life could be as a quadruple amputee09/01/2019
    28:42
  146. 154.
    Andrew Tarvin: ...how humor works08/28/2019
    32:29
  147. 155.
    Patricia Madson: ...life is a series of unfolding gifts08/24/2019
    27:53
  148. 156.
    Jonathan Mooney: ...different isn't deficient08/20/2019
    28:16
  149. 157.
    Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky: ...the importance of patience08/16/2019
    31:33
  150. 158.
    ...how to be happy (Dr. Rick Hanson, Shawn Achor, and Ellen Petry Leanse)08/13/2019
    27:39
  151. 159.
    Andy Andrews: ...that nobody had a job for me08/07/2019
    39:58
  152. 160.
    Ryan Martin: ...anger is good, healthy, and we should experience it often08/02/2019
    28:46
  153. 161.
    Hal Gregersen: ...that questions are the answer07/30/2019
    32:47
  154. 162.
    Shan Boodram: ...relationships don't have to be hard work07/25/2019
    35:19
  155. 163.
    Jim "The Rookie" Morris: ...things happen for a reason07/20/2019
    32:08
  156. 164.
    Dr. BJ Miller & Shoshana Berger: ...how to live life and face death07/16/2019
    26:21
  157. 165.
    Dr. Gerard Sanacora: ...about using ketamine to treat depression07/11/2019
    23:25
  158. 166.
    Jordan Belfort: ...that when you meet the right partner, everything falls into place07/05/2019
    26:30
  159. 167.
    Sam Horn: ...to have a 'now' and a 'next'07/01/2019
    37:35
  160. 168.
    Dr. Ellyn Bader: ...how to manage a business and relationship simultaneously06/26/2019
    23:11
  161. 169.
    Dr. Ellen Hendriksen: ...we don't have to wait for anxiety to go away before we live our best life06/22/2019
    30:25
  162. 170.
    Ronn Owens: ...being a father is an all-consuming and awesome job06/12/2019
    28:34
  163. 171.
    Mark Goulston: ...how to talk to crazy06/07/2019
    28:15
  164. 172.
    Jeff Bullas: ...I needed to invest in myself earlier06/02/2019
    23:29
  165. 173.
    Gretchen Rubin: ...that outer order creates inner calm05/29/2019
    32:15
  166. 174.
    Dr. Perry Halkitis: ...a little adversity leads to resilience05/24/2019
    31:53
  167. 175.
    Humble the Poet: ...true freedom only exists in discipline05/20/2019
    37:04
  168. 176.
    Ty Pennington: ...to say 'yes' to every opportunity05/15/2019
    28:26
  169. 177.
    ...what mothers and daughters learn from each other05/10/2019
    21:06
  170. 178.
    Marisa Bardach Ramel: ...the mother-daughter bond continues long after death05/06/2019
    29:09
  171. 179.
    Joseph Burgo: ...how to deal with feelings of shame05/03/2019
    26:04
  172. 180.
    Esther Wojcicki: ...I would raise the CEO of YouTube, the CEO of 23&Me, and a doctor04/30/2019
    30:38
  173. 181.
    Sandra Joseph: ...you are born worthy of your dreams04/26/2019
    30:13
  174. 182.
    Hal Elrod: ...the importance of celebrating life every day04/22/2019
    46:22
  175. 183.
    Dr. Michael Reichert: ...how to raise a young boy into a great man04/17/2019
    27:09
  176. 184.
    Greg Bustin: ...it's okay to say "I don't know"04/12/2019
    33:16
  177. 185.
    Veronica Hinke: ...how the stories of Titanic passengers can inspire people today04/08/2019
    28:54
  178. 186.
    Lori Gottlieb: ...we all struggle with the same things at our core04/05/2019
    33:20
  179. 187.
    James Creighton: ...fights are inevitable 03/30/2019
    24:09
  180. 188.
    Mike Bayer: ...you have a better life when you help others03/27/2019
    28:17
  181. 189.
    Sam Horn: ...someday is NOT a day in the week03/24/2019
    34:43
  182. 190.
    Matt Walker: ...that I could do whatever I wanted to do03/19/2019
    28:00
  183. 191.
    Laura Vanderkam: ...we always have time for what matters to us03/14/2019
    34:20
  184. 192.
    Andy Parker: ...what it's like to lose a child to gun violence on live TV03/10/2019
    25:15
  185. 193.
    Dr. Mark Menolascino: ...how important the gut is03/06/2019
    28:47
  186. 194.
    Dr. Lisa Damour: ...how powerful a teenage meltdown is03/01/2019
    31:45
  187. 195.
    Alex Banayan: ...how fun the storm can be02/26/2019
    20:49
  188. 196.
    Leigh Steinberg: ...the quality that will save you is resilience02/21/2019
    32:18
  189. 197.
    Sarah Shockley: ...you come to know yourself through difficult journeys02/18/2019
    35:25
  190. 198.
    Valentine's Day Special: relationship expert Guy Winch on healing a broken heart02/14/2019
    30:12
  191. 199.
    Tina Seelig: ...that most rules are recommendations02/12/2019
    33:22
  192. 200.
    Jay Pharaoh: ...don't be afraid to be yourself02/10/2019
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