Nobody Told Me!

Nobody Told Me! is a podcast hosted by the dynamic mother-daughter duo, Jan Black and Laura Owens.

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Kate Mangino: ...improving gender inequity at home

Kate Mangino: ...improving gender inequity at home

Do you shoulder more of the burden than you should when it comes to work around your home? Do you wish you could change that? On this episode, we look at gender inequality at home with our guest, gender expert and professional facilitator Kate Mangino, who’s the author of the book, "Equal Partners: Improving Gender Inequity at Home." Her website is https://katemangino.com/

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Dr. Stephen Trzeciak: …serving others is the best medicine for yourself

Dr. Stephen Trzeciak: …serving others is the best medicine for yourself

Wouldn’t it be great to find a drug with no harmful side effects that would boost your health and give you more energy while diminishing depression and anxiety?  That may sound like an impossible prescription, but it’s not!  Our guest, Dr. Stephen Trzeciak, is the co-author of a book which takes an in-depth look at how and why being a giving person is a secret superpower.  The book is called, “Wonder Drug:  7 Scientifically Proven Ways that Serving Others is the Best Medicine for Yourself”.
 
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Dr. Perry Halkitis: ...that being gay made me stronger than I would have felt as a straight man

Dr. Perry Halkitis: ...that being gay made me stronger than I would have felt as a straight man

What’s it like to be a gay man in America today? How is it different for gay men today compared with those in previous generations? Our guest on this episode, Dr. Perry Halkitis, is the author of the book, "Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation". He is also Dean and Professor at the School of Public Health at Rutgers University and a longstanding advocate for the health of the LGBTQ population. https://perrynhalkitis.com/
 
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Matt Paxton: ...declutter, downsize, and move forward with your life

Matt Paxton: ...declutter, downsize, and move forward with your life

We’re thrilled to welcome extreme cleaning specialist Matt Paxton back to the show. Matt has spent decades helping people sort through all the things they’ve accumulated in attics, basements, garages and elsewhere. You may know Matt from his years on the television shows, “Hoarders” or “Legacy List with Matt Paxton”. Matt is also the author of the book, "Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff: Declutter, Downsize, and Move Forward with Your Life".  His website is https://iammattpaxton.com/
 
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Richard Ratay: ...

Richard Ratay: ..."dumb" family road trips would be some of my most treasured memories

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer vacation for a lot of people.  On this episode, we take a look at the Great American Family Road Trip with our guest, Richard Ratay. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, "Don’t Make Me Pull Over: An Informal History of the Family Road Trip". We discuss what Richard learned from road trips, the major companies that were started as a result of the interstate highway system, and how road trips are becoming popular with millennials with the addition of new technology that makes them much easier than they were in the past.  His website is https://www.richardrataywrites.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. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at Shopify.com/nobody.
Joseph Burgo: ...how to free myself from feelings of shame

Joseph Burgo: ...how to free myself from feelings of shame

Have you ever felt shame? Our guest on this episode, psychotherapist and media commentator Joseph Burgo, says shame is a family of emotions ranging from mild embarrassment to deep humiliation, and most of us experience varying degrees of shame every day. He teaches us how to recognize shame, control it, and use it to our advantage. He's the author of the book, 'Shame: Free Yourself, Find Joy, and Build True Self-Esteem'.  His website is http://www.josephburgo.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. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at Shopify.com/nobody.
Dr. Dan Siegel: ...the power of showing up

Dr. Dan Siegel: ...the power of showing up

What does it take to raise happy, healthy, resilient kids?  Our guest on this episode, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, says it’s not that complicated. Dr. Siegel is a renowned child psychiatrist, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and a bestselling author.  He’s the co-author of the book,  "The Power of Showing Up:  How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired".  His website is https://drdansiegel.com/biography/

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Bob Langert: ...why and how to work with your biggest critics

Bob Langert: ...why and how to work with your biggest critics

Do you struggle to form relationships with your competitors in business? Do your struggle to maintain relationships with people you aren't too fond of, but have to spend time with? If you said "yes" to either or both of those questions, you'll want to listen closely to the wise words of Bob Langert in this episode.  He was the former vice president of corporate social responsibility and sustainability at McDonald’s, and in that job, he found enormous rewards in doing good in a corporate setting.  Bob also discovered that sometimes a company’s strongest critics can help find solutions that are good for both business and society.  He’s the author of the book, "The Battle to Do Good:  Inside McDonald’s Sustainability Journey".   His website is https://www.boblangert.com/
 
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Hal Elrod: ...the importance of celebrating life every day

Hal Elrod: ...the importance of celebrating life every day

What’s the secret to success? What’s the formula for achieving your biggest goals in life? Our guest, the inspirational Hal Elrod, says the answer to those questions is simple! Hal is the author of the international bestseller, "The Miracle Morning", which he wrote after being hit by a drunk driver and being declared clinically dead for six minutes. When he miraculously woke up, he was told he would never walk again. Yet he has defied the odds, becoming an ultra marathon runner and a top keynote speaker. His latest book is called, "The Miracle Equation: The Two Decisions that Move Your Biggest Goals from Possible, to Probable, to Inevitable".  His website is https://miraclemorning.com/

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Bio of Nobody Told Me!

Nobody Told Me! is a podcast hosted by the dynamic mother-daughter duo, Jan Black and Laura Owens. 

In their captivating discussions, Jan and Laura explore a wide range of topics, delving into diverse subjects such as building networks, embracing failure, finding hope after harrowing experiences like being kidnapped, and how principles derived from brain surgery can aid in navigating everyday challenges. 

Their interviews feature extraordinary individuals, shedding light on shared human experiences that unite us and the obstacles that catalyze our personal growth.

Jan's seasoned background in broadcast journalism perfectly complements Laura's unique millennial perspective, lending a distinctive flavor to Nobody Told Me!. 

Driven by a genuine passion to educate and empower, their pioneering platform provides profound insights into the strategies and secrets of individuals from all walks of life.

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