211 episodes

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.

Nobody Told Me! Jan Black & Laura Owens

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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.

    Magda & Nathaniel Newman: ...how to live with gratitude through any obstacles

    Magda & Nathaniel Newman: ...how to live with gratitude through any obstacles

    We’re thrilled to welcome our guests on this episode, Magda Newman, who, along with her son, Nathaniel, have written the book, Normal:  A Mother and her Beautiful Son. Nathaniel was born with severe Treacher Collins Syndrome which is a congenital disorder that causes craniofacial deformities.  He had 67 surgeries in his first 15 years of life.
     
    But, despite the fact that his ears, eyes, cheekbones and jawbone were not properly formed, Nathaniel’s brain and the rest of his body were healthy.  Normal is the story of how the Newman family has tackled the extraordinary challenges of Nathaniel’s condition with love and resilience.
     
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    • 28 min
    Harold Ivan Smith: ...how presidential families have coped with grief

    Harold Ivan Smith: ...how presidential families have coped with grief

    On this episode, we talk to well-respected grief crisis consultant Harold Ivan Smith, who is an expert on the grief of U.S. Presidents and First Ladies. He has done extensive research to learn not only how the First Families have coped with incredible tragedies, like the loss of a child, but also how we as a nation have grieved their losses. Smith's message is one of hope and inspiration and is a must-listen for those who are struggling with the death of loved one. ++++ In case you missed the promo codes, offered by our sponsors, here they are! 1) ROTHY's: go to Rothys.com/NTM, 2) THIRDLOVE: for 15% off your first order, go to thirdlove.com/NTM 3) AIRMEDCARE: for a $10 Visa Gift Card with a new one year membership, go to airmedcarenetwork.com/nobody and use offer code "nobody",
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    • 39 min
    Jen Brown: ...you need to find the funny in your dating life

    Jen Brown: ...you need to find the funny in your dating life

    Would you like to polish your skills when it comes to communicating on a date?  Do you wish you could be better prepared to handle those unexpected situations on dates when you’re asked an uncomfortable question? 
     
    On this episode we welcome back Jen (Oleniczak) Brown, founder of “The Engaging Educator” and author of the book, Think On Your Feet:  Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Impromptu Communications Skills On the Job, to talk about how learning simple improv skills can help create an amazing first date and beyond.
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    • 38 min
    Andrea Barber: ...you can be open about your mental health struggles

    Andrea Barber: ...you can be open about your mental health struggles

    Welcome to Nobody Told Me!  I’m Jan Black and I’m Laura Owens.  If you’re a fan of the Full House or Fuller House television shows, then you’re very familiar with our guest on this episode, Andrea Barber.  She plays the character “Kimmy Gibbler” on those shows and in doing so, she endeared herself to millions of fans around the world.  
     
    But, Andrea’s life hasn’t been all laughs.  She’s struggled with depression and anxiety, among other things…and she openly writes about it in her new book, Full Circle:  From Hollywood to Real Life and Back Again.

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    • 37 min
    Patti Stanger: ...how to improve your chances of finding love

    Patti Stanger: ...how to improve your chances of finding love

    What does it take to find true love these days?  What can you do to improve your chances of finding love?  And, what mistakes do people make in their search for Mr. or Mrs. Right?
    Our guest on this episode, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger, has plenty of thoughts on those questions.  In addition to starring on the Millionaire Matchmaker television show, Patty founded the Millionaire’s Club 20 years ago, and is the author of Become Your Own Matchmaker: 8 Easy Steps for Attracting Your Own Mate.
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    • 25 min
    Judi Ketteler: ...the power of honesty in a world full of lies

    Judi Ketteler: ...the power of honesty in a world full of lies

    Is there such a thing as living a truly honest life?  When is deception better than honesty?  What are the consequences of repeatedly lying to ourselves?  What is the power of honesty in a world full of lies?
     
    Those are some of the questions we’ll explore on this episode with our guest, Judi Ketteler, who’s an award-winning journalist and author of Would I Lie to You?: The Amazing Power of Being Honest in a World that Lies.

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    • 33 min

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