28 episodes

Not Your Average Jo is a podcast designed to amplify perspectives from all over the globe. Hosted by Jo Franco, world traveler, TV host, writer, polyglot, and global soul, this podcast will feature conversations with people Jo has met on her many travels. Jo and her co-adventurers will cover topics ranging from travel hacks to financing the lifestyle of a digital nomad. At the end of every episode, Jo will share tangible takeaways that will inspire all her listeners to make daily life feel a little less average — at home or on the road.
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Not Your Average Jo Jo Franco

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 104 Ratings

Not Your Average Jo is a podcast designed to amplify perspectives from all over the globe. Hosted by Jo Franco, world traveler, TV host, writer, polyglot, and global soul, this podcast will feature conversations with people Jo has met on her many travels. Jo and her co-adventurers will cover topics ranging from travel hacks to financing the lifestyle of a digital nomad. At the end of every episode, Jo will share tangible takeaways that will inspire all her listeners to make daily life feel a little less average — at home or on the road.
Sign up to find out more about my future projects, including language learning:
https://jofranco.world/21-day-challenge
Journal with me in JoClub:
www.joclub.world (use notyouraveragejo at checkout for 50% off your first month)!
Watch my YouTube videos!
https://www.youtube.com/jofranco
For more on Instagram:
Follow the show's account: https://www.instagram.com/notyouraveragejopod/
My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
Journal Prompts: https://www.instagram.com/joclub_/

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    #27: The Art of Solo Travel (ft. Jo Franco)

    #27: The Art of Solo Travel (ft. Jo Franco)

    You've been requesting this for a while so here are 5 tips to solo travel! I talk about why it's such a great character building experience, but also the tangible tips for safety so you can have that beautiful Eat, Pray, Love experience that you know you deserve. Any more questions? DM me on IG: @jo_franco.
    Join my Global Journaling Club: JoClub - we basically discuss these topics, but in real time around the world. Sign up here (www.joclub.world) and get 50% off your first month by typing "notyouraveragejo" at checkout.
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    Watch my YouTube videos! I post the visual episodes a week after the audio comes out.
    https://www.youtube.com/jofranco
    Join the Discord chatroom for all the Not Average Jo(e)s around the world: https://discord.gg/kNm3bV5nGp.

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    PS: I recorded this episode with Riverside.

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    • 23 min
    #26: Redefining "Beauty" & the Podcast Business (ft Jenn Sullivan from Fat Mascara)

    #26: Redefining "Beauty" & the Podcast Business (ft Jenn Sullivan from Fat Mascara)

    This episode has just the kind of balance I need. I chat with Jenn Sullivan, podcaster in the beauty space about the business, beauty and everything in between. As one of the top beauty podcasts on the internet, she came chock full of those Not Average Jo takeaways to keep us motivated. 
    Listen to my feature on Fat Mascara: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2MR1zWTF4nFlpFuMz7jI4o?si=a45e88cda52c42cf
    For more on Jenn:
    Listen to Fat Mascara
    Follow Fat Mascara on IG
    Follow Jenn on IG
    Watch my YouTube videos! I post the visual episodes a week after the audio comes out.
    https://www.youtube.com/jofranco
    Join the Discord chatroom for all the Not Average Jo(e)s around the world: https://discord.gg/kNm3bV5nGp.
    Join my Global Journaling Club: JoClub - we basically discuss these topics, but in real time around the world. Sign up here (www.joclub.world) and get 50% off your first month by typing "notyouraveragejo" at checkout.
    Sign up for my newsletter to find out more about my future projects, including language learning:
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    Follow my many Instagram accounts:
    Follow the show's account: https://www.instagram.com/notyouraveragejopod/
    My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
    Journal Prompts: https://www.instagram.com/joclub_/
    PS: I recorded this episode with Riverside.

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    • 1 hr
    #25: The Psychology of Money (Book Review)

    #25: The Psychology of Money (Book Review)

    I'm starting a new series on the pod where I review books that will make us all less average starting with The Psychology of Money! I highlight 15 lessons that the not average Jo(e) should know when it comes to their relationship with money. Get the book: https://amzn.to/3xxLCWP
    Join the Discord chatroom for all the Not Average Jo(e)s around the world: https://discord.gg/kNm3bV5nGp.
    Inform yourself: Washington Post Article
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    Watch my YouTube videos!
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    My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
    Journal Prompts: https://www.instagram.com/joclub_/
    PS: I recorded this episode with Riverside.

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    • 33 min
    #24: Leadership Lessons from a Black Military Pilot (ft. Jason Harris)

    #24: Leadership Lessons from a Black Military Pilot (ft. Jason Harris)

    I've flown for decades but this was my first conversation with a pilot, who also happens to be a leader, and TV host. Jason Harris drops so many gems that you'll need extra pages in your notebook to take all the notes. Hope you enjoy! Watch the visual episode here: https://youtu.be/yL161KkYW6k
    Connect with Jason O. Harris:
    Jason's Website
    Jason on LinkedIn
    Watch the visual episode here: https://youtu.be/yL161KkYW6k
    Join the Discord chatroom for all the Not Average Jo(e)s around the world: https://discord.gg/kNm3bV5nGp.
    Join my Global Journaling Club: JoClub - we basically discuss these topics, but in real time around the world. Sign up here (www.joclub.world) and get 50% off your first month by typing "notyouraveragejo" at checkout.
    Sign up for my newsletter to find out more about my future projects, including language learning:
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    Watch my YouTube videos!
    https://www.youtube.com/jofranco
    Follow my many Instagram accounts:
    Follow the show's account: https://www.instagram.com/notyouraveragejopod/
    My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
    Journal Prompts: https://www.instagram.com/joclub_/
    PS: I recorded this episode with Riverside.

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    #23: Mastering Relationships, Boundaries, and Self-Awareness (ft. Tonille Miller)

    #23: Mastering Relationships, Boundaries, and Self-Awareness (ft. Tonille Miller)

    Tonille, aka Toni, my dear mentor, fairy godmother, and expert in relationships came ready to make us all rethink connections - including the one with ourselves. We talk about how to tap into self-awareness, how to set better boundaries, and creating habits in your life to become the person you know you deserve to be. Watch the visual episode here: https://youtu.be/jnMxwsGsP5o. Join the Discord chatroom for all the Not Average Jo(e)s around the world: https://discord.gg/kNm3bV5nGp.
    Connect with Tonille on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonillemiller/
    Here's her featured on another podcast: https://spoti.fi/3z2kuAi
    Join my Global Journaling Club: JoClub - we basically discuss these topics, but in real time around the world. Sign up here (www.joclub.world) and get 50% off your first month by typing "notyouraveragejo" at checkout.
    Sign up for my newsletter to find out more about my future projects, including language learning:
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    Watch my YouTube videos!
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    Follow my many Instagram accounts:
    Follow the show's account: https://www.instagram.com/notyouraveragejopod/
    My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
    Journal Prompts: https://www.instagram.com/joclub_/

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    #22: The Worst Advice I've Ever Gotten, How I Learn Languages, + Regrets (Q&A w/Jo Franco)

    #22: The Worst Advice I've Ever Gotten, How I Learn Languages, + Regrets (Q&A w/Jo Franco)

    This week, we're doing something a little bit different - I answer your questions. I asked you to send the juicy inquiries on my Instagram, and the show's account, and today, I dive into a few of them. I'm digging this community, let's keep it growing! Don't forget to rate the podcast 5 stars wherever you listen!
    Start training your brain with languages:
    For a free 7 day trial of Pimsleur to practice your languages, try it here (affiliate link which means I make a few dollars when you sign up, it's worth it, I swear).
    Join JoClub
    Become a part of my global journaling club (www.joclub.world) and get 50% off your first month by typing "notyouraveragejo" at checkout
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    Watch my YouTube videos!
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    Follow my many Instagram accounts:
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    My account: https://www.instagram.com/jo_franco
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

marinej4 ,

Loving it so far

Jo is calming, vulnerable, fun and brilliant! Loving these topics and learning more from her and her guests. ❤️

Nicolefranchesca ,

Obsessed

I am loving this podcast! Jo you are so amazing, thank you for sharing your knowledge and covering so many topics!

Jen97536 ,

Love the variety and intentionality!

I love the variety of subjects and nuggets of wisdom!

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