224 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.

    In-Q: ...we are all on this journey together

    In-Q: ...we are all on this journey together

    It’s a great pleasure to welcome our guest on this episode, In-Q, who is a National Poetry Slam champion, award-winning poet and multi-platinum songwriter who’s written for artists like Selena Gomez ("Love You Like a Love Song"), Miley Cyrus ("Forgiveness and Love"), and many others. In-Q was named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders.  His new book of poems and stories is called, Inquire Within.  On this episode, he shares invaluable wisdom about forgiveness, the importance of relationships, and the meaning of life in general.
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    • 37 min
    Carson Kressley: ...that nobody knows how everything works

    Carson Kressley: ...that nobody knows how everything works

    Our guest on this episode is Emmy-Award winning TV personality, style expert, fashion designer and New York Times best-selling author Carson Kressley.
     
    Carson Kressley has been a familiar name and face to many of us since he burst onto the scene in 2003 as one of the “Fab Five” on Bravo TV’s groundbreaking show, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.  Since then, he’s been on Dancing With The Stars, Celebrity Apprentice, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and many other shows.
     
    Carson’s book include the women’s style guide, Does This Book Make My Butt Look Big? A Cheeky Guide to Feeling Sexier in Your Own Skin & Unleashing Your Personal Style.
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    • 36 min
    Lewis Howes: ...how to love myself

    Lewis Howes: ...how to love myself

    Lewis Howes is a former professional author turned New York bestselling author, high performing business coach, and the host of one of the top podcasts in the world- The School of Greatness which has had more than 150 million downloads.
    In this episode of Nobody Told Me Podcast, Lewis shares with us his childhood traumas and adulthood adversities that led him to be who he is today. He talks about sexual abuse as a kid that triggered self-hatred for many years and how talking about it helped in healing. Lewis also shares the main reason behind starting his podcast was as a pain outlet.
    Listen in to learn the importance of releasing pain as a daily practice to heal. You will also hear advice on how to become the better version of yourself in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic.

    Episode Timeline:

    [0:10] Intro

    [1:52] Lewis talks about sexual abuse as a kid and a lot of unrest in his family.

    [3:38] Finding healing and forgiveness by talking about it and making it a daily habit.

    [4:25] Main reasons for starting the School of Greatness podcast.

    [5:24] Lewis talks about the adversities he went through in 2008.

    [7:47] How adversities taught him to be a resourceful and creative person.

    [8:15] Advice on how to be a better version of yourself in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

    [12:05] Becoming a serial money saver who barely wanted to spend.

    [14:41] Accepting help and mentorship from people when you’re down.

    [18:25] Figuring his passion for networking and connecting people to be an inspiration to others.

    [25:16] Who does Lewis Howes admire?

    [26:08] Appreciating challenges more by celebrating them as much as the good moments.

    [29:21] Lewis’ definition of greatness over the years.

    [30:37] What nobody told Lewis?

    [32:21] Connecting with Lewis

    [32:39] Outro


    Resources Mentioned:

    https://rothys.com/ntm

    https://www.thirdlove.com/ntm

    https://trustandwill.com/nobodytoldme


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    • 33 min
    Linda Carroll: ...the keys to unlocking lasting love

    Linda Carroll: ...the keys to unlocking lasting love

    How can you create and maintain a loving relationship?  Do conflict and dissatisfaction in a relationship mean you’re headed for a breakup?  How can you navigate the storms that are almost certain to crop up between you and your romantic partner?
    Our guest on this episode, longtime therapist and couples coach Linda Carroll, has plenty of experience answering questions like those.  She is the author of the new book, Love Skills:  The Keys to Unlocking Lasting, Wholehearted Love.
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    • 36 min
    Dr. Sandeep Jauhar: ...the effect of emotions on the heart

    Dr. Sandeep Jauhar: ...the effect of emotions on the heart

    On this show, we’re talking all about your heart with our guest, cardiologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sandeep Jauhar.  Among other things, he’s the author of the book, Heart:  A History, and the presenter of an incredibly popular TEDtalk called How Your Emotions Change the Shape of Your Heart. In this episode, he explains how fear, stress, and grief impact the heart and why reducing these emotional disturbances will have great health benefits.

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    • 30 min
    Jennifer Gates: ...you have to cultivate confidence in yourself

    Jennifer Gates: ...you have to cultivate confidence in yourself

    Joining us on this episode is accomplished show jumper Jennifer Gates, one of the top Under 25 riders in the US, President of Evergate Stables, medical student, and daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. We sat down with Jenn to find out more about how she copes with the ups and downs of such a challenging sport and how she balances medical school with riding at a top level.
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    • 33 min

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