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(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.

Nobody Told Me‪!‬ Jan Black & Laura Owens

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    • 4.6 • 821 Ratings

(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.

    Dr. Laura Huang: ...that 'be yourself' is bad advice

    Dr. Laura Huang: ...that 'be yourself' is bad advice

    What factors determine our success? How can our paths to success be made a little easier? Our guest on this episode, Business School Professor Laura Huang, has spent a great deal of time researching that question and writing about it in the book, "Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage". In this interview, she explains what to do if you don't have a good natural edge or gut feel. She says we can turn that adversity into advantage!  Her website is https://www.proflaurahuang.com/

    • 30 min
    Shannon Kaiser: ...life is actually supposed to be easy

    Shannon Kaiser: ...life is actually supposed to be easy

    The path to happiness is simple, according to our guest on this episode, Shannon Kaiser.  She's the best-selling author of several books on the science of happiness and fulfillment and has been called one of the freshest voices in mental health and wellness. We talked with Shannon about her book,  'Joy Seeker: Let Go of What's Holding You Back So You Can Live the Life You Were Made For'.  Her website is https://www.playwiththeworld.com/about/

    • 28 min
    Adrienne Brodeur: ...the consequences of keeping a big secret

    Adrienne Brodeur: ...the consequences of keeping a big secret

    We are thrilled to welcome Adrienne Brodeur to this episode. She is the author of the highly acclaimed memoir, "Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me". It's a mother-daughter story unlike any you've heard!   Her website is https://www.adriennebrodeur.com/

    • 28 min
    Clint Emerson: ...how to be the right kind of crazy

    Clint Emerson: ...how to be the right kind of crazy

    We’re honored to welcome our guest on this episode, retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, who spent 20 years in the Special Operations community, including time with a Special Mission Unit. He's the New York Times bestselling author of '100 Deadly Skills'.   His book, 'The Right Kind of Crazy', is a gripping memoir about his time as a Navy SEAL. In this interview, he explains how and why he became a Navy SEAL, the hard lessons he learned while in service, life as a civilian, and how to protect ourselves in dangerous situations, like a shooting or an assault. His website is https://clintemerson.com/

     
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    • 37 min
    Judy Batalion: ...that strength and courage can be passed down through generations

    Judy Batalion: ...that strength and courage can be passed down through generations

    It's inspiring to learn about the lives of remarkable people and find out how they coped during difficult times. On this episode, we’ll hear about some of the unsung heroines of World War Two—the brave young Jewish women in the ghettos of the Nazi occupation in Poland. They saw and acknowledged the truth of their time and risked their lives in the fight for justice and freedom. Joining us is author Judy Batalion, who did painstaking research in writing the book, "The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos".  Her website is https://www.judybatalion.com/
     
    Shopify is the all-in-one commerce platform that makes it simple for anyone to start, run and grow your own successful business. With Shopify, you’ll create an online store, discover new customers, and grow the following that keeps them coming back. Shopify makes getting paid simple, by instantly accepting every type of payment. With Shopify’s single dashboard, you can manage orders, shipping and payments from anywhere. Shopify’s award-winning help is there to support your success every step of the way. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at Shopify.com/nobody.

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

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

    Listening to inspirational stories of people from the past can give us just the push we may need to get through tough times today.  Our guest on this episode, author Veronica Hinke, has been researching the Titanic for as long as she can remember and joins us to talk about its incredibly inspiring passengers, some of whom survived, and others who lost their lives in the sinking of the ship on April 15, 1912. You'll learn a lot from these people who looked death in the face and showed unbelievable bravery and selflessness.  Veronica's book is called, "The Last Night on the Titanic:  Unsinkable Drinking, Dining and Style". Her website is https://veronicahinke.com/


     
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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
821 Ratings

821 Ratings

I’m Only Being Honest ,

Great Information and Energy

This was my first time listening to Laura and Jan, and they’ve gained a new daily listener. Their guest and the authenticity of the topic of conversations they speak about is relatable. Listening to them in the morning can create alot of positive energy, that can become a healthy conversation with people you know and don’t know. If you haven’t already started listening to their podcast I would highly recommend it. Hearing different perspectives on things you know can enhance your knowledge about life, their podcast does provide these great insights.Keep up the the amazing work!!

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Enjoyed the podcast before learning about Laura’s character

I feel gross and dirty that I ever listened to Laura’s thoughts… lady is delusional and cruel with her lies

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People need to be aware …

Google Laura before taking mental health advice

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